San Francisco Living: AIA Home Tours Weekend

"This popular weekend showcases modernism at its finest and features a wide variety of architectural styles, neighborhoods and distinctive San Francisco residences, all in keeping with this year’s theme of Everyday, Design.

AIA recommends biking the Home Tours weekend. Bicyclists must purchase day-of tickets at the Home Tours Headquarters and must show up with their bicycle in order to receive the discount."

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Sages, Saints, and Spirits AIA Guided Bike Tour

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"Join AIA SF for a guided architectural bike tour of San Francisco’s sacred and worship spaces. The tour will focus on notable structures which house daily rituals and special life events. Looking at both historic and modern places of worship, you will be able to see works by Lewis Hobart, Julia Morgan, Stanley Saitowitz and […]

Housing middle-income San Franciscans

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From SPUR: San Francisco has built a substantial amount of market-rate housing and has many programs to support the development of affordable housing for low-income families. But what about those who earn too little to buy a market-rate home, but too much to qualify for an affordable housing unit? What should we be doing to […]

This Week in Livable Streets Events

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This week, TransForm introduces a new building certification system for transportation impacts, and SF historian Chris Carlsson leads a political tour of Market Street. Here are the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Monday: The SF Transit Riders Union Meets. San Francisco mayoral candidate Terry Baum joins the SFTRU tonight to present her plans for improving transit. 6 pm. […]

ShapingSF: Halloween Bike Tour of Colma Cemeteries

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From ShapingSF: We meet at the COLMA BART STATION at 12 noon, and then take a spirited tour of several massive cemeteries where famous San Franciscans are buried. We’ll visit Woodlawn, Home of Peace and Hills of Eternity, Cypress Lawn, and Holy Cross. Shaping San Francisco co-director Chris Carlsson conducts historical tours of San Francisco by bicycle. Bring a […]

SFBC Rec Ride: San Francisco Gay Pride Freedom Ride And LGBTQ History Bike Tour

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From SFBC: Celebrate Pride weekend with a 10-mile bicycle ride through San Francisco’s LGBTQ history. Visit sites and neighborhoods of historic and cultural significance in making San Francisco “America’s Gayest City”. The ride begins at the embarcadero and pedals through North Beach, Polk Gulch, Civic Center, Tenderloin, SOMA, Valencia Corridor and the Castro. Come out…and […]