Murals And The Multi-Ethnic Mission

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

  • Sunday, December 22 at 1:00 pm given by Robin Seeley
  • Sunday, January 12 at 1:00 pm given by Margaret Sheehan
  • Sunday, January 26 at 1:00 pm given by Caroline Monroe
  • Sunday, February 9 at 1:00 pm given by TBD
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Schedule

2nd & 4th Sundays at 1PM

Notes

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

Location

Meet at the Women’s Building, 3543 18th Street, between Guerrero and Valencia. Public transportation: MUNI lines 14, 33, 49; BART 16th Street station.

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