George, Sterling Park, San Francisco
Named after the poet George Sterling
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A sign described the park's namesake
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Sign read: "Sterling Park. George Sterling's
romantic lyrical poetry won him the unofficial
title of poet laureate of San Francisco. Jack
London was his close friend and Ambrose Bierce
his mentor. Sterling's charisma and hight spirits
inspired fellow writers and artists to dub him
"King of Bohemia""
George Sterling Park
Hyde and Greenwich, San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Saturday 25 July 2009)
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A sign described the park's namesake


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Another sign quoted a bit of George Sterling's poetry
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Sign read: "George Sterling 1869-1926"
"Tho the dark be cold and blind, ..."
George Sterling Park
Hyde and Greenwich, San Francisco, California
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Another sign quoted a bit of George Sterling's poetry


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Stairs led up into the park at the corner
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George Sterling Park
Hyde and Greenwich, San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Saturday 25 July 2009)
(Photo taken 16:17:18 Thursday 16 July 2009)
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Stairs led up into the park at the corner


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Tourists who thought better than to go up stairs
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George Sterling Park
Hyde and Greenwich, San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Saturday 25 July 2009)
(Photo taken 16:19:14 Thursday 16 July 2009)
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Tourists who thought better than to go up stairs


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A bench had been set at the crest of a hill
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George Sterling Park
Hyde and Greenwich, San Francisco, California
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(Photo taken 16:19:16 Thursday 16 July 2009)
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A bench had been set at the crest of a hill


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There was almost a view of the Golden Gate
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George Sterling Park
Hyde and Greenwich, San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Saturday 25 July 2009)
(Photo taken 16:21:26 Thursday 16 July 2009)
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There was almost a view of the Golden Gate


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Paths weaved and stairs ascended
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George Sterling Park
Hyde and Greenwich, San Francisco, California
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(Photo taken 16:21:44 Thursday 16 July 2009)
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Paths weaved and stairs ascended


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Some paths were set in the shade
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George Sterling Park
Hyde and Greenwich, San Francisco, California
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(Photo taken 16:22:10 Thursday 16 July 2009)
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Some paths were set in the shade


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Dog poo bag dispenser was homemade
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George Sterling Park
Hyde and Greenwich, San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Saturday 25 July 2009)
(Photo taken 16:22:32 Thursday 16 July 2009)
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Dog poo bag dispenser was homemade


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At the end of one path a tall building
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George Sterling Park
Hyde and Greenwich, San Francisco, California
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(Photo taken 16:22:48 Thursday 16 July 2009)
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At the end of one path a tall building


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Down below another tall building blocked the view
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George Sterling Park
Hyde and Greenwich, San Francisco, California
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(Photo taken 16:22:56 Thursday 16 July 2009)
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Down below another tall building blocked the view


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The trash that day was festive
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George Sterling Park
Hyde and Greenwich, San Francisco, California
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(Photo taken 16:23:30 Thursday 16 July 2009)
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The trash that day was festive


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Phoebe's Terrace
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Named for Phoebe Elizabeth Plate Galgiani 1910-1993
George Sterling Park
Hyde and Greenwich, San Francisco, California
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(Photo taken 16:23:58 Thursday 16 July 2009)
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Phoebe's Terrace


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More stairs led up to the tennis courts
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George Sterling Park
Hyde and Greenwich, San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Saturday 25 July 2009)
(Photo taken 16:41:12 Thursday 16 July 2009)
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More stairs led up to the tennis courts


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A new flagstone path accessed the tennis courts
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George Sterling Park
Hyde and Greenwich, San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Saturday 25 July 2009)
(Photo taken 16:25:12 Thursday 16 July 2009)
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A new flagstone path accessed the tennis courts


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More dog rules were present then human rules
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George Sterling Park
Hyde and Greenwich, San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Saturday 25 July 2009)
(Photo taken 16:42:28 Thursday 16 July 2009)
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More dog rules were present then human rules


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Tennis and basketball courts were atop a reservoir
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George Sterling Park
Hyde and Greenwich, San Francisco, California
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(Photo taken 16:25:34 Thursday 16 July 2009)
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Tennis and basketball courts were atop a reservoir


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A sign illustrated the history of the reservoir
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Sign read: "San Francisco Public Utilies Commission
Built 1860
Restored 2003-2005
Rededicated November 5, 2005, Mayor Gavin Newsom"
George Sterling Park
Hyde and Greenwich, San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Saturday 25 July 2009)
(Photo taken 16:23:44 Thursday 16 July 2009)
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A sign illustrated the history of the reservoir


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A drinking fountain was at the base of the path
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George Sterling Park
Hyde and Greenwich, San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Saturday 25 July 2009)
(Photo taken 16:26:18 Thursday 16 July 2009)
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A drinking fountain was at the base of the path


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