San Francisco: Yesterday and Today

$ 16.95

The Golden Gate Bridge, cable cars, Lombard Street. The Transamerica Pyramid, Chinatown, Fisherman s Wharf. San Francisco is one of the world s most beloved and beautiful cities, and it comes alive in gorgeous detail within the pages of San Francisco: Yesterday & Today.

  • From gold to ashes to stature and splendor; from cowboys to hippies to activists, this book celebrates The City in a spectacular pictorial journey. Discover the unmatched beauty and captivating story of San Francisco, California. Learn about:
  • Its primitive beginnings at Yerba Buena
  • The boomtown of saloons and dance halls during the Gold Rush
  • The devastation of the Great Earthquake of 1906
  • The home and playground of the San Francisco Beat writers in the 1950s
  • Haight-Ashbury, the epicenter of the 1960s and 1970s hippie culture
  • San Francisco s status as the gay and lesbian capital of the world
  • The bustling metropolis of finance and culture

Rare and nostalgic photos chronicle San Francisco's history, mixing with stunning modern-day imagery and fascinating stories of the people, the architecture, the streets and neighborhoods, and the soul of San Francisco. San Francisco: Yesterday & Today is an unparalleled presentation of San Francisco as you have never seen it.

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