Murals And The Multi-Ethnic Mission District

Neighborhood: Mission

Description

See how the culture, lore, and history of this neighborhood have literally left their mark on its walls! We start with a four-story mural at the Women’s Building and view many others, including an eight-story example at Bethany Center. We’ll invoke ghosts from the past, including Catholic missionaries, orthodox Jews, German Lutherans, and Palestinian refugees. But we won’t wallow in the past. The neighborhood is now a hipster magnet, full of modern construction and re-purposed buildings on the Mission Street “Miracle Mile.” Specific destinations may vary in this dynamic district where change is the only constant!

Next Tours

  • Friday, May 24 at 11:00 am given by Laurel T.Sign Up
  • Saturday, June 1 at 2:00 pm given by Caroline M.Sign Up
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  • Saturday, August 3 at 2:00 pm (No Tour Today)
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Notes

Tour Length: Approximately 1-1/2 to 2 hours

 

Location

Meet at the Women’s Building, 3543 18th Street.

MUNI: 14, 22, 33, 49; BART: 16th St
Note: Please check MUNI’s most current schedule.

 

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Please note: Private group tours required for groups of 8 or more.