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On Friday, October 7, 1955, the '''Six Gallery reading''' took place here.
On Friday, October 7, 1955, the '''Six Gallery reading''' took place here. It was a seminal moment in the Beat Generation movement and attracted such poets and writers as Alan Ginsberg, Gary Snyder, Philip Lamantia, Michael McClure, Philip Whalen, and Jack Kerouac. The gallery has since closed but you can still visit the site where this watershed event took place.
401 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA, United States
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A charming and immaculately manicured Pacific Heights park with great vistas over the Bay
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