District 2 tour with Sup. Mark Farrell

From SPUR:

See your neighborhood through the eyes of your district supervisor! Join Supervisor Mark Farrell on this walking tour of District 2 landmarks such as the Palace of Fine Arts, Crissy Field and the Marina Yacht Harbor. Supervisor Farrell will take us to some of his favorite spots, but with only one hour, we won’t see it all. Grab your walking shoes!

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