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National Trust Guide/San Francisco America's Guide for Architecture and History Travelers

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ISBN-10: 0471191205

ISBN-13: 9780471191209

Edition: 2000

Authors: Peter Booth Wiley

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Description:

This book outlines the historic events that have influenced the physical shape of San Francisco including the Gold Rush and the earthquake of 1906, and acts as a guide to the buildings associated with these events.
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/26/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 6.06" wide x 9.02" long x 1.13" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Peter Wiley is a historian and journalist.� He lives in San Francisco.

Preface
Map of San Francisco
San Francisco: A History
A Beautiful City in the Wrong Place
Before the Gold Rush
City of Gold, City of Silver
Urban Ambitions
Phoenix Rising
The Pacific Rim Metropolis
The City Moves South
Neighborhood Walking Tours
San Francisco Architecture: A Style of Its Own
Gold Rush City
The Downtown/Financial District
Chinatown
The Union Square Area
The Civic Center
South of Market
Telegraph Hill, the Barbary Coast, and North Beach
Russian Hill, Nob Hill, and Pacific Heights
The Western Addition, the Mission, and the Haight-Ashbury
Fisherman's Wharf, Aquatic Park Historic District, Angel Island, Alcatraz, and Fort Mason
Cow Hollow, the Marina, and the Presidio
Golden Gate Park, the Cliff House and Sutro Heights, and the California Palace of the Legion of Honor
The Western Suburbs, Stern Grove, and the Zoo: A Driving Tour
Epilogue: The Limits of Preservation
Footnotes
Bibliography
Index