From Friday until Sunday, scores hip aural enthusiasts and artisan food sect members will, en mass, head to the annual Outside Lands festival in Golden Gate Park. And that means your weekend commute in or anywhere near central SF is janked.
With green space covering nearly one fifth of the city and with the eighth highest rate of per capita spending, the Trust For Public Land declared San Francisco's park system one of the best in the nation.
Where do the best San Francisco parks come from? From deserts, cemeteries, excavated hills, and apartment fires, as we see when we peer into the past via historical photos to see how public renovation can make something out of nothing (or close it).