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Photographs, pictures and artifacts that shed light on the rich history of North Beach..
Photographs, pictures and artifacts that shed light on the rich history of North Beach.
1435 Stockton St
+ 1 415 391-6210
See the monument erected in honor of this humanitarian and pioneer settler of Yerba Buena (now North Beach)
Created by Darryl Mar, this mural celebrates the history of Chinatown and what life is like there today
Every day at around 8AM-10AM, locals practice tai-chi, the martial art and meditation practice
A white statuesque, neo-Gothic Roman Catholic Cathedral situated directly in front of Washington Square
Co-founded by Beat poet Lawrence Ferlenghetti, City Lights was one of the centers of the Beat community in the 1950s
Features quite an extensive collection of exhibits, books and manuscripts that focus on Jack Kerouac and the literary Beat Generation
Small park and recreation center that has some interesting public art like the ''Five Carved Stones'' by Marcia Donahue and ''Tectonic Melange'' by Lampo Leong
This tiny paved pedestrian alley was named after the famous Beat Generation writer Jack Kerouac who used to hang out in the alley a lot
Dedicated to Matsu, goddess of the Sea, but has only been around since 1986
This is well worth a visit, with exhibits on the history and experience of Chinese immigrants to San Francisco over the past 150 years