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SAN FRANCISCO’S GOLDEN GATE PARK: A Thousand and Seventeen Acres of Stories – Christopher Pollock

Christopher PollockSAN FRANCISCO’S GOLDEN GATE PARK: A Thousand and Seventeen Acres of Stories Christopher Pollock
8.75 x 10.75 PB152 Pgs • $45.00 • ISBN 978-1-60052-165-2

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One of the world’s most spectacular urban oases, San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park surely is one of the most beloved. This 1,017 acre green space is the middle of the cosmopolitan City by the Bay is covered with grassy meadows, wooded bike trails, secluded lakes, open groves, formal gardens, and museums.

This stunning book captures the wonders of this special place in an elegant volume that is perfect for visitors and residents alike. Filled with color photographs that spill over with the flowers, trees, sculpture, and charming architecture you expect, the book also includes many black-and-white historical photos documenting the park’s illustrious past. A full-color map of areas and sites within the park gives a helpful overview, and lively, anecdotal text provides information about the monuments, gardens, and museums, from the Dutch Windmill, historic Beach Chalet, Japanese Tea Garden, and the M. H. de Young Memorial Museum, to the herd of bison grazing peacefully in an enclosed paddock just off Kennedy Drive.

The only up-to-date, comprehensive, fully illustrated guide to San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, this fascinating book leads you to the many adventures you can experience in this distinctive urban woodland.

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