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Looking Back at the Oldest Building in San Francisco Friday, SF Curbed, by Alex Bevk
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  Public spaces change fast here in San Francisco, and for better or worse, it can be pretty crazy when you see what the City used to look like. Every week, we’ll bring you Then & Now, a comparison of historic photos of the Bay Area with current views from the same perspective. Have a suggestion…

Hidden Gems of San Francisco: Hidden Temples of Chinatown
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Hidden Gems of SF EXPLORE SAN FRANCISCO: CHINATOWN By Alixx Ortiz San Francisco’s Chinatown boasts a significant number of temples dedicated to a variety of gods and family ancestors. I’ve visited a number of them, and am always impressed at how willing the volunteers and staff are to chat with visitors about the particulars of a given…

Art Deco Secrets of the 20′s and 30′s
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JOIN ALICE JUROW AND KIMBERLY MANNING AKER ON AN ART DECO TOUR: SECRETS OF THE 20′S & 30′S CURRENTLY, ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR WALKING TOURS IN THE CITY OF SAN FRANCISCO. THIS TOUR IS RUN AWAY HIT HUGELY POPULAR WITH TOURISTS AND LOCALS ALIKE.  Hidden in plain sight are some historical gems of the glorious 1920s…

24th Street, The Heart of the Mission , Alixx Ortiz
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While the recent onslaught of Ellis Act evictions diminishes the character of the City and destroys the ecosystem in favor of a more suburban beige experience, the south Mission neighborhood anchored by 24th street, el Corazón de la Missión, is the latest neighborhood under relentless attack. In solidarity, let’s take a look at the some…

Looking Back at the Oldest Building in San Francisco Friday, SF Curbed, by Alex Bevk

  Public spaces change fast here in San Francisco, and for better or worse, it can be pretty crazy when you see what the City used to look like. Every week, we’ll bring you Then & Now, a comparison of historic photos of the Bay Area with current views from the same perspective. Have a suggestion for a photo comparison that looks totally different (or shockingly the same)? Drop us a…

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Hidden Gems of San Francisco: Hidden Temples of Chinatown

Hidden Gems of SF EXPLORE SAN FRANCISCO: CHINATOWN By Alixx Ortiz San Francisco’s Chinatown boasts a significant number of temples dedicated to a variety of gods and family ancestors. I’ve visited a number of them, and am always impressed at how willing the volunteers and staff are to chat with visitors about the particulars of a given temple. Many of these temples are a walk up to the third or fourth floor…

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Art Deco Secrets of the 20′s and 30′s

JOIN ALICE JUROW AND KIMBERLY MANNING AKER ON AN ART DECO TOUR: SECRETS OF THE 20′S & 30′S CURRENTLY, ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR WALKING TOURS IN THE CITY OF SAN FRANCISCO. THIS TOUR IS RUN AWAY HIT HUGELY POPULAR WITH TOURISTS AND LOCALS ALIKE.  Hidden in plain sight are some historical gems of the glorious 1920s and 30s. On this historic walking tour you will see just enough architectural and artistic gems to pique your interest to discover more on your own. This walking architecture tour of San Francisco celebrates the 1920′s and 30′s Art Deco & Art Nouveaou styles that beautify our surroundings and make you smile. We will start inside the lobby of the old main Post Office, Rincon Center, 101 Misssion Street at Spear and Howard, designed by…

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