22 September 2019

San Francisco – The Cliff House and Ocean Beach: 22 September 2019

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A dining area in the Cliff House. 


An eating area in the Cliff House.


A view of the Cliff House as seen from Point Lobos Avenue.


Then A picture of the second version of the Cliff House, as seen from Sutro Heights, circa 1904.



Then Here is another view of the second version of the Cliff House.



Then The beautiful Cliff House being destroyed by fire on 7 September 1907.



Then A view of the Cliff House as seen from near the intersection of Fulton Street and the Great Highway. This photo was taken by W.C. Billington in 1900.


Now  A view of the current version of the Cliff House as seen from Ocean Beach.


A view of Ocean Beach looking south, as seen from the Cliff House.

Sand dunes at Ocean Beach. 

Ocean Beach.



A view of the Murphy Windmill which is located at the southwest corner of Golden Gate Park.


Hello!

The San Francisco Fire Department is responding to an incident at Ocean Beach.

Feeding the birds at Ocean Beach. The Cliff House can be seen in the distance.

An N-Judah two-car streetcar turning around at the end of the line on Judah Street at the Great Highway.


Then A picture of the Sutro Baths when it was operational. This picture is circa the 1940s.

Now The site of the Sutro Baths.


"A camera is a tool for learning how to see without a camera.” Dorothea Lang 

"Photography has not changed since its origin except in its technical aspects, which for me are not important." Henri Carter-Bresson

"There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer." Ansel Adams     

"The important thing is not the camera but the eye." Alfred Eisenstaedt


The first volume of the San Francisco Bay Area Photo Blog contains galleries of photographs that were posted on the Internet between 2002 and 2011. Click Here to view those photos.

   A Sony camera was used to take these photographs.

Question or comment? I may be reached at neil@mishalov.com

07 September 2019

San Francisco's Ferry Building: 7 September 2019

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The San Francisco Ferry Building was designed in 1892 and its construction was completed in 1898. It is located on the Embarcadero at Market Street.


The South Basin of the Ferry Building.


Acme Bread Company has a retail location in the Ferry Building.


A view of the retail area in the Ferry Building.


A view of San Francisco Bay looking north from the Ferry Building plaza. On the left is Angel Island and in the distance and barely visible, is the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge.


A 1988 bronze sculpture of Mahatma Gandhi created by Ziatko Pounov and Steven Lowe. This statue is located on the Ferry Building plaza.


The Ferry Terminal is in the process of expanding. This photo shows the construction of two new docking facilities in the south basin adjacent to the Ferry Building. 


Blue Bottle Coffee has a retail operation in the Ferry Building.


The western span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.


A view of the South Basin where additional ferry docking locations are being constructed.


Inside the Ferry Building.


A view from the Ferry Plaza.


Two United States Coast Guard troops. They are assigned to watch over the Ferry Building and protect its visitors.

"A camera is a tool for learning how to see without a camera.” Dorothea Lang 

"Photography has not changed since its origin except in its technical aspects, which for me are not important." Henri Carter-Bresson

"There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer." Ansel Adams     

"The important thing is not the camera but the eye." Alfred Eisenstaedt


The first volume of the San Francisco Bay Area Photo Blog contains galleries of photographs that were posted on the Internet between 2002 and 2011. Click Here to view those photos.

   A Sony camera was used to take these photographs.

Question or comment? I may be reached at neil@mishalov.com