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Named in honor of a police sergeant who died on duty, this vibrantly colored park and playground only allows adults in if they are accompanied by kids.
Named in honor of a police sergeant who died on duty, this vibrantly colored park and playground only allows adults in if they are accompanied by kids. It has become a bit of an urban oasis set amidst the grittiness of the Tenderloin.
San Francisco, CA, United States
A tiny two block strip of Larkin St houses an active Vietnamese American community where the vast majority of shops and restaurants are Vietnamese owned and operated
Built in 1911 in honor of the Shriners (Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine); this Byzantine-style Islamic temple (now a 500 seat theater showing Broadway and off-Broadway shows), is now a historical city landmark
Producing what they call 'dream plays,' the Last Planet Theater is a niche experimental theater that eschews the conventions of mainstream theater
This grassy plaza is situated at the heart of the Civic Center and its tree-lined central avenue visually draws the eye to the imposing structure of City Hall
If you have the budget, why not 'hob-nob' at San Francisco's classiest party? Taking up four entire blocks of the Civic Center, this ball attracts a well-heeled crowd, as well as those who are just splurging
This 8,000 square foot gallery exhibits art of the realism movement (particularly academic realism) as well as 'Beat Generation' art works
Designed by Arthur Brown Jr
Built in 1917, and formerly the old library building, this building is a fantastic blend of 'Beaux Arts' and modern design elements
Famous for its gospel music, as well as for its inner-city missions, the church is a pillar of this community and plays a vital role in Tenderloin day-to-day life; anyone truly trying to understand the area should visit here
The monument is a tribute to California and its early pioneers like Sir Francis Drake