September 10, 2014 * 7:30 PM
The Evolving Eastern Shoreline
Shaping San Francisco's Chris Carlsson provides an historic tour of the eastern shoreline from its days as tidal mudflats and open sewers crisscrossed by piers and wharves to its new incarnation as a site of ecological restoration and recreation. Literacy for Environmental Justice (LEJ) offers a special look at creating a revitalized Candlestick shoreline including habitat restoration and much community engagement.
Next walking tour (2nd Saturday August-December):
Saturday September 13, 2014:
History of Market Street
Meet at south tower in Ferry Plaza (between north- and south-bound Embarcadero roadways) 12 noon
Cycles of History
Historical tours of San Francisco by bicycle
Our fabulous bicycle tours are led by Critical Mass co-founder Chris Carlsson.
NEXT TOUR » Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014
Discover lost freeways, ghosts of train routes, and a vivid account of how San Franciscans moved around this peninsula through time. Hear about the violent strikes that shaped public transit, the graft and corruption that conquered the Outside Lands. It's a social, historical and critical tour through the city's transportation past and present. Tour ends near Embarcadero and Market.RSVP email@example.com
Please email us to RSVP, less than five people cancels!
Explore Shaping San Francisco:
Discussions and reflections on the history of Bay Area ecological activism, based on oral histories documenting the past 50 years.
Ecology Emerges is an oral history gathering project to explore the past 50 years of ecological activism in the Bay Area and the role that individual and institutional memories play in the development, policy proposals, and interrelationships that together make up the existing networks of ecological politics. We document the living ecological activist movement, in their own words, but also in a larger context of urban growth and globalization.