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yerba buena

(yâr′bə bwā′nə, yûr′bə)
n.
1. A trailing perennial plant (Clinopodium douglasii) in the mint family, having fragrant leaves and white or purplish flowers, used in herbal medicine and to make a tealike beverage.
2. Any of several other fragrant plants in the mint family.
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In 2010, the agency completed construction of the foundations and spans for the Yerba Buena Island detour, which carries traffic over the east side of the island during construction of the transition spans.
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Before joining BBG, Hawthorne worked with LDA Architects, HOK Architects, ED2 Architects, getting involved with such projects as the SF0 BART Station, the Yerba Buena Gardens Children's Center, and the San Francisco Asian Art Museum.
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San Francisco's downtown showcase, Metreon: A Sony Entertainment Center; will be built amid the tightly clustered Marriott Hotel, Moscone Convention Center, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.
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