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Clustered around the 1,070-foot tower are a collection of high rises built on the soft soil and sand on the edge of the bay. They represent a bold symbol of a new San Francisco, but also a potential danger for a city that sits precariously on unstable, earthquake-prone ground.

April 18 will mark the 112th anniversary of the great San Francisco earthquake of 1906.

Home page of the Museum of the City of San Francisco, with exhibits about the 1906 earthquake, California Gold Rush, internment of the Japanese during World War II

June 6, 1915 An earthquake with an abrupt rocking motion at 9:51 a.m. June 22, 1915 Earthquake in the Imperial Valley wrecked the towns of Calexico and El Centro.

San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge from Marin Headlands

The Presidio of San Francisco (originally, El Presidio Real de San Francisco or The Royal Fortress of Saint Francis) is a park and former U.S. Army military fort on the northern tip of the San Francisco Peninsula in San Francisco, California, and is part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.

An age-old challenge to the genius of man and engineering science has been answered in completion of the Golden Gate Bridge. From time to time during the past century dreamers have suggested the feasibility of a bridge across the famous harbor entrance.

An exploration of San Francisco neighborhoods with photos, descriptions, feature guides, walking tours, and vintage postcard scans. This page focuses on the middle section of Golden Gate Park, including the Japanese Tea Garden, Botanical Garden, Rose Garden, Rainbow Falls, Stow Lake, Strawberry Hill, Lloyd Lake, and Speedway Meadow.

San Francisco City Guides: Free Neighborhood Walking Tours of San Francisco

WHY THE NAME GOLDEN GATE? The Golden Gate Strait is the entrance to the San Francisco Bay from the Pacific Ocean. The strait is approximately three-miles long by one-mile wide with currents ranging from 4.5 to 7.5 knots.

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