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We did this tour last Saturday, having deciding to try something different. It was great...Rick was so interesting and informative, we learnt so much about the architecture and hidden gems on the block where we were staying. Who knew such great stories were right under...More
I really enjoyed this your if San Francisco's less well known sights - I'm still amazed there were so many places of note in such a small area of San Francisco. Rick is a friendly and incredibly knowledgeable guide - he imparted the kind of...More
This 2 1/2 hour tour introduced us to the variety of significant architecture in downtown San Francisco, the stories behind the buildings, and what a “POPO” is. Rick was highly informative and there was never was boring moment. It’ was an excellent tour and I...More
Rich is awesome. His style is kinda similar to a very good lecture you got in college. I enjoyed it a lot. One would gain so much respect and appreciation toward SF history and buildings.
We always loved San Francisco, but only learned the interesting history of its buildings and forefathers on this tour with Rick. Fun, educational, and fascinating to see how history and present are interwoven. Don’t miss it!
Rick is a great guide, the tour is at an engaging place. He combines fascinating historic information with up-to-the-minute developments. In our case, this included the new Salesforce tower, which had opened two days earlier. Updates come from local news, as well as tour goers...More
This outstanding tour was well worth the time! Rick guided us to several spaces on rooftops and in lobbies which are open to the public yet hidden in plain sight. Discovering these hidden gems was absolutely magical. Spanning from the Victorian to the Digital age,...More
I had lived in the Bay Area for 18 months (and worked in the real estate industry) but hadn't come across a good architectural tour of the city until a friend recommended Rick's tour. Even though the tour only covers a small portion of San...More
Rick Evans was an excellent tour guide. He is an architectural historian and a fabulous teacher. He made me appreciate so many architectural features I would have walked right by without noticing. The tour was 2.5 hours and I was wishing it wouldn’t end. So...More
The tour was a Christmas Gift that didn't disappoint. And even though I've lived in SF for about 15 years and am a designer and an architecture aficionado - there was plenty of fun facts and details to keep my attention throughout. Rick has a...More
The Financial District lies just east of Chinatown but can seem a world apart given it’s San Francisco’s version of Wall Street. The rush of business people make up a hectic weekday and add to a frenetic pace of life, but visitors who spend a few hours walking the narrow streets will be rewarded with fine examples of historic and contemporary architecture, including the iconic Transamerica Pyramid. After business hours,
bars and restaurants quickly fill up with happy hour revelers. Stocks aren’t the only kind of market being followed, the Ferry Building Marketplace on the Embarcadero is a gourmet food emporium and farmers market that will satisfy anyone working up an appetite.
Hello - thanks for checking in about the tour - the tour takes place in the Financial District and starts at the Galleria Park Hotel lobby located at 191 Sutter Street between Montgomery and Kearny and ends in south of... More
Hello - thanks for checking in about the tour - the tour takes place in the Financial District and starts at the Galleria Park Hotel lobby located at 191 Sutter Street between Montgomery and Kearny and ends in south of market on Mission and 1st streets. Tour goes out at 2:00 p.m and the scheduled dates this week are Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.