Port of San Francisco: Turbulent Waterfront

Neighborhood: Embarcadero

Please Note:

Our free (donations welcome!), regularly scheduled tours are open to the public but NOT open to parties of 8 or more. If you plan to bring 8 or more walkers to a regular tour, please click here for more information on booking private group tours.

Description:

Look behind the seawall to find evidence of what once was, and what might be expected in the future. The built environment tells the story of San Francisco’s transformation from West Coast premier port, to one of the world’s premier hubs for innovation and entrepreneurship. We'll examine resistance to change, and some of the global economic, social and geological forces that have made it inevitable.

Next Tour:

Wednesday, December 19 at 10:00 am given by Benjamin Parks

Notes:

Formerly called Embarcadero South

Future tours:

This tour is also scheduled on those dates in the calendar below (after the map) where the tour time is indicated (in red). You can advance to future months by clicking the >> symbol in the calendar title.

Location:

Meet at Mission & Steuart Streets, by Rincon Center. Public transportation: Muni lines 12, 14-Mission, all Market Street lines (to Ferries), and Embarcadero BART/Muni Station.


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Click here for public transit or driving directions to the starting point

Schedule:

This tour is offered all year

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Guides:

Coordinator(s): Rob Spoor
Guide(s): Barbara Davis, Benjamin Parks, Rob Spoor


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