Shaping SF Walking Tour

From Shaping SF:

Palace Hotel to Mission Bay

Explore the multi-layered history of the South of Market and Rincon Hill between 2nd and 4th Streets stretching from Market Street south to Mission Bay in this two hour walking tour. Find out how the ecology of place dictated travel and the plans — up to present day — to shape the transit corridors and public uses here.

 

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