Even people who have never set foot in San Francisco can picture the city’s most famous landmarks, from the bridges to the cable cars to Postcard Row. But it turns out SF’s physical historicity includes a lot of hidden corners—some of them surprising, many of them beautiful, and others downright weird.
Between 1968 and 2019, the city officially designated 288 landmark. (Can you believe the city didn’t landmark the Golden Gate Bridge until 1999?). Most are buildings, but SF might deem basic sites or even entire landscapes historic assets.
Here are just a few historic gems you’re probably stumbled on without even realizing it—all part of an ever-growing trove.Read More