Historic Market Street: Path Of Gold
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,
click here for more information on booking private group tours.
From the Ferry Building to Lotta's Fountain, Market Street provides a cross section of San Francisco history as it slices diagonally across the city. Lining the city's first boulevard, dubbed the "Path of Gold" as it was rebuilt after the 1906 earthquake, are historic buildings, monuments and modern skyscrapers. Hear the street's relevance to everything from the Gold Rush to Bay Area Rapid Transit and vintage street cars.
Tuesday, September 8 at 1:30 pm given by Steven Riess
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
Meet in front of the Landmark Building at One Market Street, south side of Market St. between Steuart & Spear Sts.No hills. Wheelchairs welcome. Public transportation: BART and MUNI lines F, 2, 6, 9, 9L, 14, 14L, 21, 31.
This tour is offered all year
*newly added tour(s) that are not listed in the printed brochure
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Coordinator(s): Lisa Ryers
Guide(s): Helene Frakes, Harlan Hirschfeld, Ulla Kaprielian, Don Langley, Gloria Lenhart, Gloria Rasmussen, Steven Riess, Lisa Ryers, Chuck Schwartz, Dan Tussey, John Vlahos, William Watt