San Francisco: The City's Sights and Secrets

San Francisco: The City's Sights and Secrets

by Leah Garchik


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Discover the beauty of San Francisco, its hidden charms, and its well-loved sights in this unforgettable photographic tour. Some of San Francisco's most renowned photographers, including Bill Hanapple, Richard Blair, Don Kellogg, and Tom Tracy, have captured new perspectives of the City with spectacular images of its most celebrated landmarks, from Coit Tower and the Transamerica Pyramid to lesser-known—but equally beautiful—features, such as the flower-lined Filbert Street steps and the charming alleys of Russian Hill. In addition to the more than 150 breathtaking color photographs of the city as it is today, this distinctive volume contains historic black-and-white photographs and text documenting some of San Francisco's most notable events and monuments, including the building of the Golden Gate and Bay Bridges and the Great Earthquake of 1906. Complete with an insider's explanation of each photograph by San Francisco Chronicle writer and editor Leah Garchik, San Francisco: The City's Sights and Secrets offers a fresh visual celebration of the city for residents to savor and visitors to explore.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780811853460
Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date: 06/22/2006
Pages: 120
Sales rank: 724,660
Product dimensions: 9.62(w) x 10.12(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 13 - 18 Years

About the Author

Leah Garchik has been a reporter and editor at The San Francisco Chronicle for more than 20 years. She now writes the very popular "Personals" column. She lives in the Haight-Ashhury district of San Francisco.

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