San Francisco's Lost Landmarks

San Francisco s Lost Landmarks With long forgotten stories and evocative photographs this collection showcases the once familiar sites that have faded into dim memories and hazy legends Not just a list of places facts and dates

  • Title: San Francisco's Lost Landmarks
  • Author: James R. Smith
  • ISBN: 9781884995446
  • Page: 311
  • Format: Paperback
  • With long forgotten stories and evocative photographs, this collection showcases the once familiar sites that have faded into dim memories and hazy legends Not just a list of places, facts, and dates, this pictorial history shows why San Francisco has been a legendary travel destination and one of the world s premier places to live and work for than 150 years.

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    1. Whether you’re a native, a relative or a tourist, this book will be your personal gemstone of historical information. From the gold rush through the twentieth century it takes you to the parks, the wharfs, the saloons, the theaters, the International Expositions, the restaurants, hotels and the history that have made San Francisco uniquely, The City. Smith is a fourth generation native of The City and his passion for its special place in his life fills these pages. He tells the tale of its evo [...]

    2. It's unfortunate that the pages in this book are not always in the correct order, though it is kind of fun to skip around trying to find the page that is supposed to come next. There are also a lot of typographical errors and the likes, and the writing is shoddy at best. But it is interesting, and I'd recommend this book to anyone who likes learning about the history of san francisco and looking at old pictures. The photographs are probably the best part. --"Where have you gone Woodward's Garden [...]

    3. I wrote it so obviously, I would give it a good review. Let me just say that I wrote about what I loved about San Francisco - and what I didn't. I hope you enjoy.

    4. This book does a good job giving details of the landmarks and topics it covers, but the book is too short to be conclusive.

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