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See the monument erected in honor of this humanitarian and pioneer settler of Yerba Buena (now North Beach)..
See the monument erected in honor of this humanitarian and pioneer settler of Yerba Buena (now North Beach).
at Stockton St and Filbert St
A white statuesque, neo-Gothic Roman Catholic Cathedral situated directly in front of Washington Square
Every day at around 8AM-10AM, locals practice tai-chi, the martial art and meditation practice
Photographs, pictures and artifacts that shed light on the rich history of North Beach
Telegraph Hill earned its name in the days of the Gold Rush when it was used as a signaling post to relay messages about incoming ships to the bay
Also known as San Francisco's 'Little Italy' and the historic center of the beatnik subculture, North Beach is a melting pot of cultures and ideas
Visible from all parts of San Francisco and the Bay Area, the Coit Tower stands atop Telegraph Hill in Pioneer Park and offers an excellent view of the surroundings
Created by Darryl Mar, this mural celebrates the history of Chinatown and what life is like there today
This park sits atop Telegraph Hill and surrounds the base of Coit Tower
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