Grand, View Park

The stairs that led up from 15th Avenue to 15th Avenue
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The stairs that led up from 15th Avenue to 15th Avenue


Note: Roadway was split one-way on each level   •  Grand View Park   •  15th Avenue, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 13 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 16:39:20 Friday 10 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #163920_6724BCX
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Stairs began at 15th Avenue and led up into the park
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Stairs began at 15th Avenue and led up into the park


Note: See also the Mosaic Stairs internal link   •  Grand View Park   •  15th Avenue, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 13 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 16:40:54 Friday 10 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #164054_6727BCX
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A sign described the park and its neighboring parks
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A sign described the park and its neighboring parks


Grand View Park   •  15th Avenue, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 13 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 16:40:54 Friday 10 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #164054_6727BCX
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Stairs switch-backed up the steep hillside
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Stairs switch-backed up the steep hillside


Grand View Park, seen from   •  15th Avenue, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 13 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 16:41:04 Friday 10 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #164104_6728BCX
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A few Monterey cypress trees grew on the hill
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A few Monterey cypress trees grew on the hill


Grand View Park   •  Between 14th and 15th Avenues, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 13 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 16:41:10 Friday 10 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #164110_6729BCX
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The kind of stone that formed the hill's basis
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The kind of stone that formed the hill's basis


Note: It is called Radiolarian Ribbon Chert   •  Grand View Park   •  Between 14th and 15th Avenues, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 13 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 16:42:28 Friday 10 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #164228_6731BCX
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Golden Gate Heights Park could be seen in the distance
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Golden Gate Heights Park could be seen in the distance


Grand View Park   •  Between 14th and 15th Avenues, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 13 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 16:42:42 Friday 10 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #164242_6732BCX
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A bench atop the stairs was dedicated to Lisa Swillinger
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A bench atop the stairs was dedicated to Lisa Swillinger


1956-2006   •  The violets in the mountains have broken the rocks   •  Grand View Park   •  Between 14th and 15th Avenues, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 13 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 16:43:10 Friday 10 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #164310_6734BCX
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Folks below bypassed the stairs
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Folks below bypassed the stairs


Grand View Park   •  Between 14th and 15th Avenues, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 13 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 16:43:26 Friday 10 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #164326_6736BCX
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Some restoration was taking place atop the hill
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Some restoration was taking place atop the hill


Grand View Park   •  Between 14th and 15th Avenues, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 13 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 16:44:06 Friday 10 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #164406_6737BCX
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A man enjoyed the best view ever
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A man enjoyed the best view ever


Grand View Park   •  Between 14th and 15th Avenues, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 13 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 16:44:22 Friday 10 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #164422_6738BCX
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The trees provided just enough shade
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The trees provided just enough shade


Grand View Park   •  Between 14th and 15th Avenues, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 13 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 16:45:26 Friday 10 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #164526_6739BCX
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Part of the park was just eroding sand
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Part of the park was just eroding sand


Grand View Park   •  Between 14th and 15th Avenues, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 13 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 16:46:06 Friday 10 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #164606_6741BCX
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Uncomfortable benches were on the 14th Avenue side
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Uncomfortable benches were on the 14th Avenue side


Grand View Park   •  Between 14th and 15th Avenues, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 13 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 16:47:22 Friday 10 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #164722_6742BCX
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A feud existed between dog owners and drunks
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A feud existed between dog owners and drunks


The sign read: "Please do not break bottle   •  Dogs have been cutting their feet on the broken glass"   •  Grand View Park   •  Between 14th and 15th Avenues, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 13 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 16:47:34 Friday 10 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #164734_6743BCX
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The view looking north toward Golden Gate Park
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The view looking north toward Golden Gate Park


Grand View Park   •  Between 14th and 15th Avenues, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 13 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 16:48:04 Friday 10 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #164804_6744BCX
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An eroded cleft was found on the 14th Avenue side
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An eroded cleft was found on the 14th Avenue side


Grand View Park   •  Between 14th and 15th Avenues, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 13 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 16:48:52 Friday 10 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #164852_6745BCX
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A bench with the best view of all
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A bench with the best view of all


of Golden Gate Park, then the Golden Gate Bridge   •  and beyond that the Marin Headlands   •  Grand View Park   •  Between 14th and 15th Avenues, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 13 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 16:53:34 Friday 10 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #165334_6749BCX
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The stairs that led down to 14th avenue
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The stairs that led down to 14th avenue


Grand View Park   •  Between 14th and 15th Avenues, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 13 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 16:56:26 Friday 10 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #165626_6750BCX
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The stairs that led up from 14th avenue
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The stairs that led up from 14th avenue


Grand View Park   •  Between 14th and 15th Avenues, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 13 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 16:56:30 Friday 10 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #165830_6752BCX
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Like 15th Avenue, 14 Avenue was split too
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Like 15th Avenue, 14 Avenue was split too


One way on each of two levels with stairs between   •  Grand View Park   •  Between 14th and 15th Avenues, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 13 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 16:59:02 Friday 10 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #165902_6753BCX
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Moraga Street continued down hill as stairs
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Moraga Street continued down hill as stairs


Grand View Park   •  Between 14th and 15th Avenues, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 13 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 16:59:44 Friday 10 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #165944_6754BCX
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The stairs approached the landing from two directions
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The stairs approached the landing from two directions


Grand View Park   •  Between 14th and 15th Avenues, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 13 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 16:59:50 Friday 10 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #165950_6755BCX
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A sign was at the Funston Street end of the stairs
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A sign was at the Funston Street end of the stairs


Grand View Park   •  Between 14th and 15th Avenues, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 13 July 2009)   •  (Photo taken 17:01:06 Friday 10 July 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #170106_6758BCX
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