Opening, Of Rincon Hill Dog Park

Signs, Balloons, And Dogs
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Signs over and next to the entry gate, a fence festooned with balloons, and folks gathering with dogs for the opening.


Opening Of Rincon Hill Dog Park external link   •  Corner of Bryant and Beale Streets external link   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Photo taken 11:04:09 Saturday 11 February 2012)   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 24 February 2013)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_3357
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The History Of Rincon Hill
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A permanent sign attached to a concrete platform gave the history of Rincon Hill: all the way from its barren beginning to the becoming the base of the Bay Bridge. The new dog park is at the foot of that base.


Opening Of Rincon Hill Dog Park external link   •  Corner of Bryant and Beale Streets external link   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Photo taken 11:05:33 Saturday 11 February 2012)   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 24 February 2013)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_3362
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Photos Of The Hill Then And Now
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A close up of one panel on the display of history. This panel showed the hill as it looked in 1934, and below that how it appeared 2011.


Opening Of Rincon Hill Dog Park external link   •  Corner of Bryant and Beale Streets external link   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Photo taken 11:05:48 Saturday 11 February 2012)   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 24 February 2013)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_3364
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The Front Gate Was Ajar
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The front gate to the dog park was ajar. Behind it was a booth handing out dog treat bags and in front were the inhabitants of the area with their dogs.


Opening Of Rincon Hill Dog Park external link   •  Corner of Bryant and Beale Streets external link   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Photo taken 11:06:02 Saturday 11 February 2012)   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 24 February 2013)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_3365
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The New Plaza In Front Of The Park
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The new plaza that is always open lay in front of the dog park. Here, a dog named Rocky was being shown the sign with the history of Rincon Hill.


Opening Of Rincon Hill Dog Park external link   •  Corner of Bryant and Beale Streets external link   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Photo taken 11:06:24 Saturday 11 February 2012)   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 24 February 2013)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_3366
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Food For Sale From Le Truc
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A converted bus was the traveling food truck for Le Truc.


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A Separate Play Area For Small Dogs
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A separate play area for small dogs lay behind a pair of gates which (during actual use) only one of which would be open at a time. The sign on the gate read, "Dog Play Area Small Dogs Only."


Opening Of Rincon Hill Dog Park external link   •  Corner of Bryant and Beale Streets external link   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Photo taken 11:09:02 Saturday 11 February 2012)   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 24 February 2013)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_3374
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The All Dog Area Was Larger
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The all dog area was five times bigger than the small dog only area. On this opening day, small and large dogs shared the all dog area.


Opening Of Rincon Hill Dog Park external link   •  Corner of Bryant and Beale Streets external link   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Photo taken 11:18:50 Saturday 11 February 2012)   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 24 February 2013)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_3379
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A Puppy Received A Tummy Rub
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Beside one of the booths outside the park, a puppy had its tummy rubbed.


Opening Of Rincon Hill Dog Park external link   •  Corner of Bryant and Beale Streets external link   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Photo taken 11:20:14 Saturday 11 February 2012)   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 24 February 2013)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_3384
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Giants Fan With Dog
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A man who was not afraid to show he was a Giants fan talked to his dog.


Opening Of Rincon Hill Dog Park external link   •  Corner of Bryant and Beale Streets external link   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Photo taken 11:25:16 Saturday 11 February 2012)   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 24 February 2013)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_3387
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Overview In Context With Area
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An overview shot that shows the new dog park in context with the area surrounding it.


Opening Of Rincon Hill Dog Park external link   •  Corner of Bryant and Beale Streets external link   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Photo taken 11:32:04 Saturday 11 February 2012)   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 24 February 2013)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_3390
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