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A prominent street in the Financial District of the city, Howard Street occupies a wide stretch. Major buildings and other important establishments are all seated at this main junction. The street is also a popular attraction among locals for its vast stretch of road that facilitates easy racing. The place is a common choice for car races and other such track activities. The famous Bay to Breakers foot race also commences from this street.
The first San Francisco cable car was tested 1873 and since then this form of transportation has been associated with the city. The Cable Car Turnaround is where the cable car turns around on their route as well as stop to pick up passengers. You can purchase tickets at the kiosk beside the stop. Even if you don't want to ride on one, this is the perfect location to pose for a picture besides a cable car.
Dolores Park is one of the main hot spots in San Francisco and is the major meet-up place for many citizens. Though it is not very large, it attracts crowds of people and the beautiful views make it worth the visit. Recreational resources include a few tennis courts, basketball courts, two soccer fields and a children's playground, but most of all Dolores Park is often used as a venue for special events such as movies in the park. Its surrounding area is known for some of San Francisco's major culinary attractions: Delfina, Pizzeria Delfina and the Tartine Bakery. It is also a great place to chill with some ice cream from the Bi-Rite Creamery. Saturday hang-outs in the park are often events themselves and it's always packed on weekends. Given its location, it's almost always sunny; the famous fog knows better than to ruin the oasis that is Dolores Park. Whether you choose to sit in Dog Beach, Hipster Beach, Speedo Ridge or partake in actual activity at the playground or tennis courts you are sure to have an unforgettable time.
Compiling data in the previous century before the digital age was a technique known to man as bookbinding. Printed pages were assembled to form a valuable book, hence to honor this method the American Bookbinders Museum was established. The museum houses various equipment and machines that were used to bind the books in the bygone era, a few books too have been kept on display. Purchase some merchandise at the museum shop in remembrance of your visit.
Martin Lawrence Galleries: San Francisco at Beach Street is a famous fine art gallery, that is popular among art collectors and lovers alike. The Gallery has famous works of art by artists like Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall, Keith Haring, Bruce Ricker, Thomas Mcknight and Robert Deyber. The gallery also showcases works of art by upcoming artists and helps them gain the recognition that is due to them. Art auctions and exhibitions are held here on a regular basis.