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This famous landmark was built in honor of Lillie Hitchcock Coit in 1933, and the interior frescoes showing California industry are as interesting as the panoramas seen from the top.
Coit Tower has its history, and it's definitely got its views -- and some of the best of each is inside the tower itself. The murals, commissioned ...
The world seems to grow sweeter step by step as you hike to the top of Telegraph Hill. The noise of the city fades away, and you become more aware of birds, flowers, and sky. At the summit, the panorama of the bay, Alcatraz, and Angel Island is transfixing. It remains the best show in town, with only the gentle rustling of trees to break the spell. When you're finally satiated, be a sport and spring for the elevator ($3.75) to the top of the 70-year-old tower. (Don't miss the gorgeous old... More »
FDR's Works Progress Administration not only gave people from every walk of life jobs during the country's worst financial depression, it left us with several notable public works that continue to delight 65 years later. From 1933 through 1934, a dozen WPA-sponsored artists converged at the base of the then-newly completed Coit Tower and painted murals directly on the wet plaster walls that depicted life in contemporary California -- its industry, agriculture, and so on -- the best mural... More »
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