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Bay to Breakers races to find new sponsor

skates - Bay To Breakers, near the start of the race at Howard and Fremont Streets (1986) via San Francisco Chronicle, Steve Ringman, photog.

from SFGate

S.F. old and new in timeless coexistence

The Woolworth at Powell and Market Street in San Francisco, Calif., on October 13, 1952. Photo: Art Frisch, The Chronicle / SF

from Designbeep

35 High Resolution Photos of USA Cities From 1900’s and 1910’s

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The Mission

Street art at San Francisco Mission district food tour - this is a real foodie tour with lots of places to taste in the Mission area

from My Modern Met

When Graffiti Comes Alive! (15 pieces)

Brazilian Alexandre Orion takes graffiti art to a whole new level when he combines it with photography. Using black latex paint, he paints interesting graffiti pieces and then photographs people as they pass by his work, just going about their daily lives. What follows is a highly creative series that magically brings graffiti alive! Orion draws inspiration from multitudes; silence and thought; experiences and memories; happiness and suffering. San Francisco Chronicle calls…

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1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake

A building burning on Scott street in the Marina district of San Francisco after the Loma Prieta earthquake, 1989. Photo: Vince Maggiora, The Chronicle