Ch 01, Telegraph Hill

A street so steep that it required steps
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A street so steep that it required steps


Kearny from Broadway up to Vallejo   •  Stairway Walks #1, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 16 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 14:32:02 Tuesday 12 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #143202_6832BCX
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Also called the Peter Macchiarini Steps after the artist
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Also called the Peter Macchiarini Steps after the artist


external link Kearny from Broadway up to Vallejo   •  Stairway Walks #1, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 16 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 14:32:10 Tuesday 12 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #143210_6833BCX
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The buildings were level. Only the street leaned
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The buildings were level. Only the street leaned


Kearny from Broadway up to Vallejo   •  Stairway Walks #1, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 16 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 14:32:38 Tuesday 12 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #143238_6834BCX
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Dunn alley headed off half way up
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Dunn alley headed off half way up


Kearny from Broadway up to Vallejo   •  Stairway Walks #1, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 16 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 14:33:00 Tuesday 12 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #143300_6835BCX
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Franny found wet cement that day in 2002
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Franny found wet cement that day in 2002


Kearny from Broadway up to Vallejo   •  Stairway Walks #1, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 16 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 14:33:48 Tuesday 12 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #143348_6837BCX
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Fresno Street provided a shortcut to Grant Avenue
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Fresno Street provided a shortcut to Grant Avenue


Kearny from Broadway up to Vallejo   •  Stairway Walks #1, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 16 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 14:34:34 Tuesday 12 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #143434_6841BCX
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A fireplug waited patiently at the top of the steps
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A fireplug waited patiently at the top of the steps


Kearny from Broadway up to Vallejo   •  Stairway Walks #1, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 16 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 14:34:54 Tuesday 12 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #143454_6842BCX
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The view of downtown along Kearny from Vallejo
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The view of downtown along Kearny from Vallejo


Kearny from Broadway up to Vallejo   •  Stairway Walks #1, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 16 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 14:35:20 Tuesday 12 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #143520_6843BCX
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A right turn onto Vallejo led to steps down to Montgomery
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A right turn onto Vallejo led to steps down to Montgomery


Vallejo down to Montgomery   •  Stairway Walks #1, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 16 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 14:36:46 Tuesday 12 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #143648_6844BCX
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The stairs down to Montgomery began narrow
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The stairs down to Montgomery began narrow


Vallejo down to Montgomery   •  Stairway Walks #1, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 16 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 14:37:08 Tuesday 12 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #143708_6845BCX
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Partway down the world took on a dog's point of view
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Partway down the world took on a dog's point of view


Vallejo down to Montgomery   •  Stairway Walks #1, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 16 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 14:37:26 Tuesday 12 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #143726_4846BCX
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Stairs down both sides allowed gardens in between
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Stairs down both sides allowed gardens in between


Vallejo down to Montgomery   •  Stairway Walks #1, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 16 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 14:37:48 Tuesday 12 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #143748_6848BCX
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Look up the stairs to notice gaps for gardens
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Look up the stairs to notice gaps for gardens


Vallejo down to Montgomery   •  Stairway Walks #1, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 16 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 14:38:18 Tuesday 12 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #143818_6850BCX
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At Montgomery the stairs widened
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At Montgomery the stairs widened


Montgomery leading up Vallejo to Kearny   •  Stairway Walks #1, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 16 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 14:39:10 Tuesday 12 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #143910_6852BCX
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From Montgomery to Kearny, Vallejo was a garden
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From Montgomery to Kearny, Vallejo was a garden


Montgomery leading up Vallejo to Kearny   •  Stairway Walks #1, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 16 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 14:39:52 Tuesday 12 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #143952_6853BCX
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Montgomery ends at stairs from Green up to Union
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Montgomery ends at stairs from Green up to Union


Montgomery from Green to Union   •  Stairway Walks #1, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 16 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 14:45:30 Tuesday 12 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #144530_6854BCX
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A garden in the center with steps on either side
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A garden in the center with steps on either side


Montgomery from Green to Union   •  Stairway Walks #1, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 16 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 14:46:16 Tuesday 12 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #144616_6856BCX
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The garden between steps was dedicated
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The garden between steps was dedicated


Sign read: This garden dedicated in loving memory of   •  our neighbor Don Turner April 1997   •  Montgomery from Green to Union   •  Stairway Walks #1, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 16 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 14:46:44 Tuesday 12 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #144644_6858BCX
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Steps ran up from shade into sunshine
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Steps ran up from shade into sunshine


Montgomery from Green to Union   •  Stairway Walks #1, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 16 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 14:47:10 Tuesday 12 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #144710_6858BCX
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Steps ran up from shade into sunshine
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Steps ran up from shade into sunshine


Montgomery from Green to Union   •  Stairway Walks #1, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 16 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 14:47:10 Tuesday 12 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #144738_6860BCX
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The view looking down was of a rather bland wall
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The view looking down was of a rather bland wall


Montgomery from Green to Union   •  Stairway Walks #1, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 16 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 14:47:58 Tuesday 12 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #144758_6861BCX
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The garden seen from above
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The garden seen from above


Montgomery from Green to Union   •  Stairway Walks #1, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 16 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 14:48:08 Tuesday 12 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #144808_6862BCX
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The top of the steps provided additional free parking
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The top of the steps provided additional free parking


Montgomery from Green to Union   •  Stairway Walks #1, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 16 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 14:48:56 Tuesday 12 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #144856_6864BCX
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The steps leading to Coit Tower were not taken
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The steps leading to Coit Tower were not taken


Filbert stairs, at Montgomery   •  Stairway Walks #1, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 16 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 14:58:20 Tuesday 12 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #145820_6873BCX
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Stairs down to Sansome Street were narrow
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Stairs down to Sansome Street were narrow


Filbert stairs at Montgomery down toward Sansome   •  Stairway Walks #1, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 16 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 14:58:20 Tuesday 12 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #145836_6875BCX
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A confusing place that accidently led into a yard
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A confusing place that accidently led into a yard


Filbert stairs at Montgomery down toward Sansome   •  Stairway Walks #1, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 16 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 14:59:14 Tuesday 12 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #145914_6878BCX
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The yards along the stairs were lushly decorated
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The yards along the stairs were lushly decorated


Filbert stairs at Montgomery down toward Sansome   •  Stairway Walks #1, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 16 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 14:59:48 Tuesday 12 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #145948_6880BCX
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Walking down was not nearly as exhausting as walking up
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Walking down was not nearly as exhausting as walking up


Filbert stairs at Montgomery down toward Sansome   •  Stairway Walks #1, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 16 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 15:00:20 Tuesday 12 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #150020_6881BCX
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The view half way down of Sansome and the Bay waters
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The view half way down of Sansome and the Bay waters


Filbert stairs at Montgomery down toward Sansome   •  Stairway Walks #1, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 16 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 15:01:44 Tuesday 12 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #150144_6885BCX
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At the cliff face, concrete steps began
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At the cliff face, concrete steps began


Filbert stairs at Montgomery down toward Sansome   •  Stairway Walks #1, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 16 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 15:02:40 Tuesday 12 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #150240_6886BCX
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Steps provided access up a sheer cliff face
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Steps provided access up a sheer cliff face


Filbert stairs at Montgomery down toward Sansome   •  Stairway Walks #1, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 16 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 15:04:02 Tuesday 12 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #150302_6887BCX
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The steps provided a splendid photo opportunity
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The steps provided a splendid photo opportunity


Filbert stairs at Montgomery down toward Sansome   •  Stairway Walks #1, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 16 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 15:03:10 Tuesday 12 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #150310_6888BCX
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Those walking up had no idea they had barely begun
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Those walking up had no idea they had barely begun


Filbert stairs at Montgomery down toward Sansome   •  Stairway Walks #1, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 16 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 15:04:06 Tuesday 12 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #150406_6890BCX
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The view looking up the Filbert stairs from Sansome
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The view looking up the Filbert stairs from Sansome


Filbert stairs at Sansome up toward Montgomery   •  Stairway Walks #1, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 16 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 15:05:00 Tuesday 12 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #150500_6892BCX
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