Shaping San Francisco Bicycle History Tour: Ecological History

From SFBC:

This 4-hour trip through San Francisco’s lost sand dunes, ponds, creeks and coastline will focus on the city from downtown north, covering the heart of the city, the waterfront and Yerba Buena cove, Telegraph Hill, Black Point, and Crissy Field in the Presidio.

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SPUR Young Urbanists: [Literature] in the city

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"From the Beat movement and City Lights to McSweeney’s, San Francisco has been shaped by its literary history.  But this history does not simply lie in the texts produced by the writers—it was also a history produced in the city’s fabric, in literary movements that defined and influenced people and place. Join us in exploring […]

Port City: The history and transformation of SF’s waterfront

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From SPUR: Representatives from San Francisco Architectural Heritage will present the group’s new book, Port City. The book’s author, Michael Corbett, will discuss the rich history of the port and its role in shaping San Francisco. Heritage Executive Director Mike Buhler will detail the transformation of the waterfront and the current context of its redevelopment, including what lies […]

SPUR Lunchtime Forum: Archiving the City

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"FoundSF invites history buffs, community leaders, and San Franciscans of all kinds to share their unique stories, images, and videos from past and present. With over 1,800 articles of primary sources, essays, and images, the new FoundSF, co-sponsored by the San Francisco Museum and Historical Society, is poised to become the Living Archive of the […]