art.streets.life: Great Streets Fundraiser + Mural Opening

SFBC Board Member and renowned architect David Baker invites you to his home for the opening of a mural by Andrew Schoultz to benefit the San Francisco Great Streets project. Free valet bicycle parking provided.

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Eyes on the Street: First “Paint the Town” Mural Hits the Streets of Oakland

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