Seward, Mini-Park, San Francisco
A mini park with enjoyable high slides
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The park was atop a path called Acme Alley
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Seward Mini-Park San Francisco
Seward Street At Acme Alley, San Francisco, California
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To access the park, take the L, M, or K light rail line to the Castro Station. Walk downhill two blocks along Castro to 19th Street. Turn right on 19th Street at Buffalo Whole Food & Grain Co. internal link Proceed uphill about four blocks to Douglass Street. Turn left and walk two short blocks to Seward Street. Turn right onto Seward. The park is just up the short hill and on your left.


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Closed Sunset to Sunrise with assorted other rules
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Seward Mini-Park San Francisco
Seward Street At Acme Alley, San Francisco, California
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(Photo taken 13:13:46 Sunday 7 February 2010)
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Note the usual green paddle of rules almost ready to swat the first offender. Also note the pink floral buds of a tree returning to spring.


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A restful bench at the base of the slides
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Seward Mini-Park San Francisco
Seward Street At Acme Alley, San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Monday 8 February 2010)
(Photo taken 13:13:58 Sunday 7 February 2010)
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A restful bench at the base of the slides


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Two teens prepared to slide down
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Seward Mini-Park San Francisco
Seward Street At Acme Alley, San Francisco, California
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(Photo taken 13:14:26 Sunday 7 February 2010)
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Two teens prepared to slide down


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Three stump-like benches at the top
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Seward Mini-Park San Francisco
Seward Street At Acme Alley, San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Monday 8 February 2010)
(Photo taken 13:15:12 Sunday 7 February 2010)
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Three stump-like benches at the top


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Two folk prepared cardboard before sitting
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Seward Mini-Park San Francisco
Seward Street At Acme Alley, San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Monday 8 February 2010)
(Photo taken 13:15:20 Sunday 7 February 2010)
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History of the slides were documented in this newspaper article external link.


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Patterned after the old Playland At The Beach slides
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Seward Mini-Park San Francisco
Seward Street At Acme Alley, San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Monday 8 February 2010)
(Photo taken 13:15:30 Sunday 7 February 2010)
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Patterned after the old Playland At The Beach slides


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Cardboard was dried after the recent rains
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Seward Mini-Park San Francisco
Seward Street At Acme Alley, San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Monday 8 February 2010)
(Photo taken 13:15:52 Sunday 7 February 2010)
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Most of the people sliding used cardboard. One young lad used just his pants. Nothing hi-tech, such as waxed paper, was in evidence that day.


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The top of the slides
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Seward Mini-Park San Francisco
Seward Street At Acme Alley, San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Monday 8 February 2010)
(Photo taken 13:16:08 Sunday 7 February 2010)
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The top of the slides


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