Washington Square is a green oasis in the tight grid of one of the most densely populated parts of SF, North Beach. Its location, at the mid point of Columbus street, makes it a natural gathering place for the community.
St. Peter and Paul Church, 1922-1939.
monument to firemen
early morning exercise
Located in the center of the
predominately Italian North Beach Neighborhood, Washington Square is a simple
expanse of lawn surrounded by benches and trees. Set against the towers of
Saints Peter and Paul church. The park was first laid out in 1955, the park now
hosts a variety of community events including early morning Tai Chi.
Coit Tower on Telegraph Hill in background
The hills and valleys in the city
of San Francisco form distinct borders for many of its neighborhoods.
A famous section of Lombard Street descends steep Russian Hill in a series of switchbacks.
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