Presidio of San Francisco

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Kenneth last Baker date October 2, 2009 newspaper San Francisco Chronicle accessdate 2012-08-05 As the Doyle Drive viaduct was deemed seismically unsafe and obsolete, in 2008, construction was started on the demolition of Doyle Drive which is to be replaced with a flat, broad-lane highway with a tunnel through the bluffs above Crissy Field, called the Presidio Parkway (Doyle Drive Replacement Project). The project costs $1 billion and is scheduled to be completed


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and Blanche Wood, Wood grew up in modest surroundings. Showing academic and artistic talent from an early age, Wood graduated near the top of his high school class and went on to attend Stanford University, where he was in English classes with John Steinbeck and graduated with a degree in Chemistry in 1926. After obtaining his medical degree shortly thereafter, he continued on at the University as a professor of pathology for twenty years; during that time he met his wife, Ora in 1937, and started a family near the Presidio (Presidio of San Francisco) in San Francisco. After World War II, in which he served as a distinguished Navy doctor, Wood became the head of the Cancer Research Institute at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), where he served until his retirement in 1972. In 1956, Wood became the president of the American Cancer Society, from which he received the organization's highest honor, the Distinguished Service Award (Distinguished Service Award (ACS)), in 1972. After serving on a key National Cancer Institute advisory committee from 1968-1970 and then as president, chair, and consultant to various other organizations, Wood retired to his home in San Francisco to spend time with his wife. '''Filbert Street''' in San Francisco, California starts at Lyon Street '''San Francisco National Cemetery''' is a U.S. National Cemetery, located in the Presidio (Presidio of San Francisco) of San Francisco (San Francisco, California), California. Because of the name and location, it is frequently confused with Golden Gate National Cemetery, a few miles south of the city.


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, is an art house (Art film) located on Santa Monica Boulevard in West Los Angeles. The houseboat, "Galatea," located at 15 Yellow Ferry Harbor in Sausalito. Landmark Theatres website History Lake Merced was originally christened '''Laguna de Nuestra Señora de la Merced''' by Captain Don Bruno de Heceta (Bruno de Heceta) in 1775.


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of the Council of the United Federation of Planets (Federation Council (Star Trek)) in what is now the Presidio of San Francisco. Throughout the ''Star Trek'' franchise, the main characters' isolation from Starfleet Command compels them to make and act upon decisions without Starfleet Command's orders or information. admin_center_type Headquarters admin_center The Presidio (Presidio of San Francisco) in San Francisco, California, USA leader_title1 Global Council


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at the Presidio. Until its closure in 1995, the Presidio was the longest continuously operated military base in the United States. From the 1890s, the Presidio was home to the Letterman Army Medical Center (Letterman Army Hospital) (LAMC), named in 1911 for Jonathan Letterman, the medical director of the Civil War (American Civil War) era Army of the Potomac. LAMC provided thousands of war-wounded with high quality medical care during every US foreign conflict of the 20th century. One


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, which were previously not in evidence on the site. It also restored a historic grass airfield that functioned as a culturally significant military airfield between 1919 and 1936. The park at Crissy Field expanded and widened the recreational opportunities of the existing File:Presidio plaque.jpg thumb California Historical Landmark marker


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in the Presidio of San Francisco. Interviews were filmed in a 16:9 format and intercut with public domain material from the Prelinger Archives. This archival footage (mostly film clips from the 1940s and 1950s) was used to create visual metaphors highlighting the speaker's points. Norton spent his days inspecting San Francisco's streets in an elaborate blue uniform with gold-plated epaulets, given to him by officers of the United States Army post at the Presidio of San Francisco. He also wore a beaver hat decorated with a peacock feather and a rosette. '''San Francisco National Cemetery''' is a U.S. National Cemetery, located in the Presidio (Presidio of San Francisco) of San Francisco (San Francisco, California), California. Because of the name and location, it is frequently confused with Golden Gate National Cemetery, a few miles south of the city.


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in Golden Gate Park Several of San Francisco's parks and nearly all of its beaches form part of the regional Golden Gate National Recreation Area, one of the most visited units of the National Park system (National Park Service) in the United States with over 13 million visitors a year. Among the GGNRA's attractions within the city are Ocean Beach (Ocean Beach (San Francisco)), which runs along the Pacific Ocean shoreline and is frequented by a vibrant surfing community


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Francisco''' (originally, '''El Presidio Real de San Francisco''' or '''The Royal Fortress of Saint Francis''') is a park and former military base on the northern tip of the San Francisco Peninsula in San Francisco, California, and is part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. thumb Welcome sign (File:Presidio of San Francisco - Golden Gate National Recreation Area welcome sign.jpg) It had been a fortified location since September 17, 1776, when New Spain established

of the scheduled deadline. The park is characterized by many wooded areas, hills, and scenic vistas overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean. It was recognized as a California

Francisco Fort Point — 1861 brick and granite fortification located under the Golden Gate Bridge. The visitor center, open on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, offers video orientations, guided tours, self-guiding materials, exhibits, and a bookstore. * Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary Visitor Center — This center offers hands-on marine-life exhibits, and is located in a historic Coast Guard Station at the west end of Crissy Field. The building was used by the Coast Guard from 1890 to 1990. * Golden Gate Bridge Pavilion — opened May 2012 for the 75th anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge, the Pavilion is the first visitor center in the history of the Golden Gate Bridge. It is located just east of the southern end of the bridge. '''San Francisco National Cemetery''' is a U.S. National Cemetery, located in the Presidio (Presidio of San Francisco) of San Francisco (San Francisco, California), California. Because of the name and location, it is frequently confused with Golden Gate National Cemetery, a few miles south of the city.


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Violence Prevention Fund break ground on a new international center located in the Presidio of San Francisco.

center located in the Presidio of San Francisco intended to combat violence against women and children. During the ceremony, Chen performed an excerpt from the documentary play, "The Thumbprint of Mukhtar Mai" (presented as part of "Seven").

Presidio of San Francisco

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

thumb Welcome sign (File:Presidio of San Francisco - Golden Gate National Recreation Area welcome sign.jpg) It had been a fortified location since September 17, 1776, when New Spain established it to gain a foothold on Alta California and the San Francisco Bay. It passed to Mexico, which in turn passed it to the United States in 1848.

In 1996, the United States Congress created the Presidio Trust to oversee and manage the interior 80% of the park's lands, with the National Park Service managing the coastal 20%.

The park is characterized by many wooded areas, hills, and scenic vistas overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean. It was recognized as a California Historical Landmark in 1933 and as a National Historic Landmark in 1962.

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