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NLAM – SF Bike Tour Recap

NLAM – SF Bike Tour Recap

April 28, 2013 turned out to be sunny and warm enough to take the typical morning chill out of the air; a lovely day for a casual bike ride through San Francisco. The group met at the Ferry Building and, in typical Bay Area fashion, the tour commenced at 9AM sharp… meaning 9:05.

The group had backgrounds and/or interests in engineering, gardening, architecture and design, although there were no landscape architects other than the tour leader. That worked out well, because the whole idea was to help increase awareness of the profession.

We started with Halprin’s Justin Herman Plaza and the Vaillancourt Fountain. This is one controversial piece of modernist art with most folks siding on the demolition side of the debate. For many years  the fountain sat […]

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NLAM SF Bike Tour

NLAM SF Bike Tour

National Landscape Architecture Month – Landscape Architecture Bicycle Tour

Celebrate National Landscape Architecture Month with a casual bike tour of San Francisco public spaces. Tour will start downtown, winding north and stopping at historical and contemporary, award-winning sites designed by landscape architects. Check out landscapes, views of the bay, and pedal up to that iconic bridge north of town.

When: Sunday, April 28 – Tour starts 9AM sharp

Where: Meet at Embarcadero Ferry Building under the clock

Cost: FREE! but must RSVP

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Bring your cameras, snacks/water, layered clothing and your bike. Should take 2.5 to 3 hours.

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