July 18, 2010

San Francisco: Nob Hill, Chinatown, Ferry Building, Transbay Terminal, Alamo Square


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Cable Cars pass the Saint Francis

Cable cars pass the Saint Francis Hotel on Union Square at the base of Nob Hill

San Francisco, California

July 18, 2010
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accession number: 2010-07-18 1
state: california-central
region: california-san-francisco
locality: union-square-san-francisco

coordinates: 37.7879 N -122.4082 W
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Sir Francis Drake Hotel

The Sir Francis Drake Hotel on the Powell Street cable car one block up from Union Square

San Francisco, California

July 18, 2010
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accession number: 2010-07-18 2
state: california-central
region: california-san-francisco
locality: union-square-san-francisco

coordinates: 37.7892 N -122.4087 W
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Cable Cars on Nob Hill

The cable car lines cross each other at Powell and California near the top of Nob Hill

San Francisco, California

July 18, 2010
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accession number: 2010-07-18 3
state: california-central
region: california-san-francisco
locality: nob-hill-san-francisco

coordinates: 37.792 N -122.409 W
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Hotel Mark Hopkins

Forecourt of the Mark Hopkins Hotel on Nob Hill

San Francisco, California

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accession number: 2010-07-18 4
state: california-central
region: california-san-francisco
locality: nob-hill-san-francisco

coordinates: 37.7918 N -122.4106 W
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Flood Park on Nob Hill

Flood Park, between the Pacific Union Club and Grace Cathedral at the top of Nob Hill

San Francisco, California

July 18, 2010
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accession number: 2010-07-18 5
state: california-central
region: california-san-francisco
locality: nob-hill-san-francisco

coordinates: 37.7922 N -122.4121 W
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Mason and Sacramento on Nob Hill

Exclusive apartments, luxury hotels, and the Pacific Union Club on Nob Hill

San Francisco, California

July 18, 2010
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accession number: 2010-07-18 5
state: california-central
region: california-san-francisco
locality: nob-hill-san-francisco

coordinates: 37.7929 N -122.4111 W
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Orient Express on Stockton Street

Looking east into Chinatown from the Stockton Tunnel, over the muni "Orient Express" 30-Stockton line

San Francisco, California

July 18, 2010
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accession number: 2010-07-18 7
state: california-central
region: california-san-francisco
locality: chinatown-san-francisco-two

coordinates: 37.7928 N -122.4076 W
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Cable cars cross Grant Avenue at California

Cable cars cross Grant Avenue at California in the heart of Chinatown

San Francisco, California

July 18, 2010
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accession number: 2010-07-18 8
state: california-central
region: california-san-francisco
locality: chinatown-san-francisco-one

coordinates: 37.7924 N -122.406 W
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Grant Avenue in Chinatown

Grant Avenue is the main public street of Chinatown, popular with tourists

San Francisco, California

July 18, 2010
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accession number: 2010-07-18 9
state: california-central
region: california-san-francisco
locality: chinatown-san-francisco-one

Coordinates: 37.7938 N -122.4061 W
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Goddess of Democracy in Portsmouth Square

A replica of the "Goddess of Democracy" statue from Peking's Tiananmen Square, in Portsmouth Square in Chinatown

San Francisco, California

July 18, 2010
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accession number: 2010-07-18 10
state: california-central
region: california-san-francisco
locality: chinatown-san-francisco-two

Coordinates: 37.7948 N -122.4054 W
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Robert Louis Stevenson in Portsmouth Square

A charming memorial to author Robert Louis Stevenson in historic Portsmouth Square

San Francisco, California

July 18, 2010
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accession number: 2010-07-18 11
state: california-central
region: california-san-francisco
locality: chinatown-san-francisco-two

coordinates: 37.7951 N -122.4057 W
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Kearney Street at Portsmouth Square

The pedestrian bridge over Kearney Street at Portsmouth Square

San Francisco, California

July 18, 2010
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accession number: 2010-07-18 12
state: california-central
region: california-san-francisco
locality: chinatown-san-francisco-two

coordinates: 37.7951 N -122.4049 W
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AP Gianinni Plaza

A.P. Gianinni Plaza at the foot of the former Bank of America World Headquarters building

San Francisco, California

July 18, 2010
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accession number: 2010-07-18 13
state: california-central
region: california-san-francisco
locality: montgomery-street-san-francisco

coordinates: 37.7925 N -122.404 W
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The Bankers Heart

This black stone scuplture in Giannini Plaza has been nicknamed "The Bankers Heart"

San Francisco, California

July 18, 2010
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accession number: 2010-07-18 14
state: california-central
region: california-san-francisco
locality: montgomery-street-san-francisco

coordinates: 37.7925 N -122.4039 W
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Historic streetcars on Market Street

Historic streetcars and skyscrapers, Market Street at Davis/Pine/Beale Streets

San Francisco, California

July 18, 2010
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accession number: 2010-07-18 15
state: california-central
region: california-san-francisco
locality: market-street-lower-san-francisco

coordinates: 37.7928 N -122.3972 W
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Justin Herman Plaza

Justin Herman Plaza at Market and Emarcadero, named for the redevelopment director

San Francisco, California

July 18, 2010
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accession number: 2010-07-18 16
state: california-central
region: california-san-francisco
locality: market-street-embarcadero-san-francisco

coordinates: 37.7953 N -122.3948 W
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Vaillancourt Fountain in Justin Herman Plaza

Inside the controversial Vaillancourt Fountain in Justin Herman Plaza

San Francisco, California

July 18, 2010
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accession number: 2010-07-18 17
state: california-central
region: california-san-francisco
locality: market-street-embarcadero-san-francisco

coordinates: 37.7956 N -122.3953 W
click order on locality page: 3
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Outdoor dining at the Ferry Building

Outdoor dining with a bay view at the Ferry Building

San Francisco, California

July 18, 2010
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accession number: 2010-07-18 18
state: california-central
region: california-san-francisco
locality: ferry-building-san-francisco

coordinates: 37.7964 N -122.3937 W
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Ferries to Marin and the East Bay

Ferries once again run regularly across the bay to Marin and Oakland from the historic Ferry Building

San Francisco, California

July 18, 2010
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accession number: 2010-07-18 19
state: california-central
region: california-san-francisco
locality: ferry-building-san-francisco

coordinates: 37.796 N -122.3921 W
click order on locality page: 6
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Pier 14 South of the Ferry Building

Pier 14 is for fishing and enjoying views of the bay and the city

San Francisco, California

July 18, 2010
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accession number: 2010-07-18 20
state: california-central
region: california-san-francisco
locality: embarcadero-san-francisco-south

Coordinates: 37.7945 N -122.3897 W
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Transbay Terminal - Last Days

The Transbay Transit Terminal, home to the homeless, scheduled for demolition

San Francisco, California

July 18, 2010
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accession number: 2010-07-18 21
state: california-central
region: california-san-francisco
locality: transbay-transit-center-san-francisco

coordinates: 37.7901 N -122.3968 W
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Transbay Transit Terminal

The streetcars no longer run to the Transbay Transit Terminal and even the buses will be gone soon

San Francisco, California

July 18, 2010
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accession number: 2010-07-18 22
state: california-central
region: california-san-francisco
locality: transbay-transit-center-san-francisco

coordinates: 37.7899 N -122.3968 W
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West from Alamo Square

Looking west from Alamo Square to Parnassus Heights

San Francisco, California

July 18, 2010
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accession number: 2010-07-18 24
state: california-central
region: california-san-francisco
locality: alamo-square-san-francisco

coordinates: 37.776 N -122.4352 W
click order on locality page: 3
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Alamo Square Painted Ladies

The Painted Ladies of Alamo Squre with downtown beyond

San Francisco, California

July 18, 2010
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accession number: 2010-07-18 25
state: california-central
region: california-san-francisco
locality: alamo-square-san-francisco

coordinates: 37.7759 N -122.4339 W
click order on locality page: 2
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Painted Ladies of Alamo Square

The six Queen Anne houses known as the Painted Ladies of Alamo Square

San Francisco, California

July 18, 2010
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accession number: 2010-07-18 26
state: california-central
region: california-san-francisco
locality: alamo-square-san-francisco

coordinates: 37.7762 N -122.4334 W
click order on locality page: 1
type: full sphere

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