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Cool Gray City of Love: 49 Views of San Francisco By Gary Kamiya Cover Image
ISBN: 9781620401262
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - October 14th, 2014

"A kaleidoscopic homage both personal and historical . . . Kamiya’s symphony of San Francisco is a grand pleasure." —New York Times Book Review

The bestselling love letter to one of the world's great cities, San Francisco, by a life-long Bay Area resident and co-founder of Salon.

Infinite City: A San Francisco Atlas By Rebecca Solnit Cover Image
ISBN: 9780520262508
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Published: University of California Press - November 29th, 2010

What makes a place? Infinite City, Rebecca Solnit’s brilliant reinvention of the traditional atlas, searches out the answer by examining the many layers of meaning in one place, the San Francisco Bay Area.

The Trees of San Francisco By Michael Sullivan Cover Image
ISBN: 9780899977430
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Published: Wilderness Press - November 19th, 2013

The Trees of San Francisco introduces readers to the rich variety of trees that thrive in San Francisco's unique conditions. San Francisco's cool Mediterranean climate has made it home to interesting and unusual trees from all over the world - trees as colorful and exotic as the city itself.

Season of the Witch: Enchantment, Terror, and Deliverance in the City of Love By David Talbot Cover Image
ISBN: 9781439108246
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Published: Free Press - March 5th, 2013

The critically acclaimed, San Francisco Chronicle bestseller—a gripping story of the strife and tragedy that led to San Francisco’s ultimate rebirth and triumph.

Salon founder David Talbot chronicles the cultural history of San Francisco and from the late 1960s to the early 1980s when figures such as Harvey Milk, Janis Joplin, Jim Jones, and Bill Walsh helpe

Urban Trails: San Francisco: Coastal Bluffs/ The Presidio/ Hilltop Parks & Stairways By Alexandra Kenin Cover Image
ISBN: 9781680510201
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Published: Mountaineers Books - November 1st, 2016

San Francisco is home to more than 800,000 residents and hosts more than 17 million business and leisure travelers each year. But few visitors--or locals, for that matter--realize that there are more than 220 premier parks and 70 miles of hiking trails in the city itself.

Maestrapeace: San Francisco's Monumental Feminist Mural By Angela Y. Davis (Foreword by), Juana Alicia, Miranda Bergman Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781597144834
Published: Heyday Books - September 3rd, 2019

Twenty-nineteen marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of Maestrapeace, the monumental and fabulously detailed mural that adorns two sides of the Women's Building in San Francisco's Mission neighborhood. Weaving in myriad female figures, historical and sacred, this public art work highlights women's accomplishments across time and continents, and envisions a world healed of injustices.

High Spirits: The Legacy Bars of San Francisco By J. K. Dineen, Mike Buhler (Foreword by) Cover Image
By J. K. Dineen, Mike Buhler (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781597143127
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Published: Heyday Books - October 1st, 2015

Community, heritage, architecture--oh yes, and stiff pours: these are the hallmarks of San Francisco's Legacy Bars. High Spirits leads readers on a neighborhood-by-neighborhood pub crawl in search of the city's most remarkable nightspots. Atmospheric photographs accompany descriptions of each bar's colorful history, unique architectural features, idiosyncratic owners, and quirky clientele.

Noe Valley (Past and Present) By Bill Yenne Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781467103756
Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - September 30th, 2019

Noe Valley is known as San Francisco's Village within the City. Originally part of Jose de Jesus Noe's old Spanish land grant, Noe Valley became a vibrant neighborhood that is considered to be one the city's most desirable residential areas.

San Francisco's Noe Valley (Images of America) By Bill Yenne Cover Image
ISBN: 9780738529059
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Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - November 1st, 2004

Named for Jose de Jesus Noe, San Francisco's last Mexican mayor, Noe Valley is undoubtedly one of San Francisco's favorite neighborhoods and certainly one of the most picturesque. Yet the area has a rich and varied history reaching far beyond the lovely buildings and lively street scenes familiar to so many citydwellers.

The Mission By Dick Evans, Juan Felipe Herrera (Foreword by), Carla Wojczuk (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Dick Evans, Juan Felipe Herrera (Foreword by), Carla Wojczuk (Introduction by)
ISBN: 9781597143608
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Published: Heyday Books - April 1st, 2017

Dick Evans captures the pulse of life in the Mission District, the San Francisco neighborhood known for its murals and Latin American culture--and more recently for its rapid gentrification.

San Francisco's Chinatown By Dick Evans, Kathy Chin Leong Cover Image
ISBN: 9781597145206
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Published: Heyday Books - October 6th, 2020

"...a marvelous book and a great contribution to Chinatown, the Chinese-American community, and to the world community. I am amazed at your photography, your appreciation of color, your mastery of framing, your adventurousness in perspectives...it all worked out beautifully."--Ben Fong-Torres