George, Sterling Park, San Francisco

A sign described the park's namesake
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A sign described the park's namesake


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)   •  (Photo taken 16:17:54 Thursday 16 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #161754_7031BCX
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Another sign quoted a bit of George Sterling's poetry
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Another sign quoted a bit of George Sterling's poetry


Sign read: "George Sterling 1869-1926"   •  "Tho the dark be cold and blind, ..."   •  George Sterling Park   •  Hyde and Greenwich, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Saturday 25 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 16:18:06 Thursday 16 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #161808_7032BCX
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Stairs led up into the park at the corner
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Stairs led up into the park at the corner


George Sterling Park   •  Hyde and Greenwich, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Saturday 25 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 16:17:18 Thursday 16 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #161718_7030BCX
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Tourists who thought better than to go up stairs
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Tourists who thought better than to go up stairs


George Sterling Park   •  Hyde and Greenwich, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Saturday 25 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 16:19:14 Thursday 16 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #161914_7034BCX
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A bench had been set at the crest of a hill
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A bench had been set at the crest of a hill


George Sterling Park   •  Hyde and Greenwich, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Saturday 25 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 16:19:16 Thursday 16 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #161918_7035BCX
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There was almost a view of the Golden Gate
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There was almost a view of the Golden Gate


George Sterling Park   •  Hyde and Greenwich, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Saturday 25 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 16:21:26 Thursday 16 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #162126_7038BCX
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Paths weaved and stairs ascended
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Paths weaved and stairs ascended


George Sterling Park   •  Hyde and Greenwich, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Saturday 25 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 16:21:44 Thursday 16 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #162144_7039BCX
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Some paths were set in the shade
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Some paths were set in the shade


George Sterling Park   •  Hyde and Greenwich, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Saturday 25 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 16:22:10 Thursday 16 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #162210_7040BCX
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Dog poo bag dispenser was homemade
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Dog poo bag dispenser was homemade


George Sterling Park   •  Hyde and Greenwich, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Saturday 25 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 16:22:32 Thursday 16 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #162232_7042BCX
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At the end of one path a tall building
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At the end of one path a tall building


George Sterling Park   •  Hyde and Greenwich, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Saturday 25 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 16:22:48 Thursday 16 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #162248_7043BCX
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Down below another tall building blocked the view
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Down below another tall building blocked the view


George Sterling Park   •  Hyde and Greenwich, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Saturday 25 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 16:22:56 Thursday 16 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #162256_7044BCX
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The trash that day was festive
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The trash that day was festive


George Sterling Park   •  Hyde and Greenwich, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Saturday 25 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 16:23:30 Thursday 16 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #162330_7054BCX
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Phoebe's Terrace
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Phoebe's Terrace


Named for Phoebe Elizabeth Plate Galgiani 1910-1993   •  George Sterling Park   •  Hyde and Greenwich, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Saturday 25 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 16:23:58 Thursday 16 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #162358_7047BCX
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More stairs led up to the tennis courts
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More stairs led up to the tennis courts


George Sterling Park   •  Hyde and Greenwich, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Saturday 25 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 16:41:12 Thursday 16 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #162412_7049BCX
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A new flagstone path accessed the tennis courts
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A new flagstone path accessed the tennis courts


George Sterling Park   •  Hyde and Greenwich, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Saturday 25 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 16:25:12 Thursday 16 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #162512_7053BCX
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More dog rules were present then human rules
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More dog rules were present then human rules


George Sterling Park   •  Hyde and Greenwich, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Saturday 25 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 16:42:28 Thursday 16 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #164228_7050BCX
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Tennis and basketball courts were atop a reservoir
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Tennis and basketball courts were atop a reservoir


George Sterling Park   •  Hyde and Greenwich, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Saturday 25 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 16:25:34 Thursday 16 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #162534_7054BCX
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A sign illustrated the history of the reservoir
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A sign illustrated the history of the reservoir


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)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #162444_7051BCX
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A drinking fountain was at the base of the path
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A drinking fountain was at the base of the path


George Sterling Park   •  Hyde and Greenwich, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Saturday 25 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 16:26:18 Thursday 16 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #162618_7056BCX
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