Thinkwalks: Water Walking Tour

From Thinkwalks:

This is the deepest look Thinkwalks offers into the waterways that once coursed through the Mission District. Do you love thinking about local creeks, wells, puddles and ponds? We’ll discuss their meandering locations and ecology, their implications for the growth of SF, their spring sources and controversial origins. This is a long tour that attracts water history zealots of the best kind. Meet at Adobe Books 3166 16th Street at Guerrero. We’ll end at Clayton and Corbett near bus lines 33 and 37. Steep hills involved. Snacks provided. 3 & 1/2 hours.

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Thinkwalks Water Walking Tour

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From Thinkwalks: This is the deepest, wettest look Thinkwalks offers into the waterways that once coursed through the Mission District and the history of water in San Francisco. Do you love thinking about local creeks, wells, puddles, politics and ponds? We’ll discuss their meandering locations and ecology, their implications for the growth of SF, their […]

Laguna Honda Watershed ThinkWalk

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From WalkSF: Join Walk SF as Joel Pomerantz from ThinkWalks takes us on a tour of the changing San Francisco landscape around the Laguna Honda watershed. ThinkWalks are thought-provoking historical tours through landmarks you thought you knew. Come get a “Cadillac Desert”-style look at how water and development have shaped each other and shaped San Francisco […]

Thinkwalks: Hayes Valley Social History

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From Thinkwalks: Thinkwalks walking tour (with Walk San Francisco) Come explore the racial, political and cultural intensity that changed Hayes Valley from being a farm and graveyard to an urban dream, passing through its various ghetto phases along the way. We’ll walk a short distance through many years of change, from Grove and Market streets to […]

Thinkwalks Tour: Walk the Wiggle

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From Thinkwalks: Before bikes were invented, the popular Wiggle bike route was a foot trail to avoid these same hills. Change the way you see the landscape as we talk about everything from art and bike politics to floods, lakes and native societies. We’ll discuss the very latest research on how the Mission Dolores was, […]

Thinkwalks: Outside Lands Tour

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From Thinkwalks: The Outside Lands were the dune areas beyond San Francisco’s original borders, thought to be a wasteland. Now it’s one of the nicest places in town. Come join a two-mile walk from the Haight, where streets are named after the members of the original Outside Lands Committee, to the Museums area in Golden […]