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 Lunchtime Forum: Creeks, dunes and watersheds: A short history of San Francisco’s waterscape

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"Urban development has changed the waterscape of San Francisco more dramatically than anywhere else in the state, from a natural creek- and dune-scape to today’s modern sewersheds. Christopher Richard of the Oakland Museum will take us on guided photo tour, with historical maps and photographs, uncovering the unique features of San Francisco’s primeval waterscape and […]

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 […]

Bikes to Books Ride

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From Burrito Justice: Combining San Francisco history, art, literature, cycling, and urban exploration, “Bikes to Books” began as an homage to the 1988 street-naming project spearheaded by City Lights founder and former San Francisco Poet Laureate, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, in which twelve San Francisco streets were renamed for famous artists and authors who had once made […]