San Francisco considers lifting the Ferry Building by 7 feet to save it from the sea

The Ferry Building has been a beacon to incoming ferry riders since the late 1890s. Threatened by rising sea levels, the waterfront city is considering drastic measures to save its historic shoreline.

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​The Ferry Building has been a beacon to incoming ferry riders since the late 1890s. Threatened by rising sea levels, the waterfront city is considering drastic measures to save its historic shoreline.