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The Mechanics Monument

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The Mechanics Monument

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Thomas V wrote a review Nov 17
Oakland, California9,957 contributions1,868 helpful votes
This is a notable public sculpture on Market Street and a reference to the city's past. There are a number of public art pieces along this major street, all worth your attention.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Chris F wrote a review Mar 2020
San Francisco, California1,876 contributions308 helpful votes
The Mechanic's Monument Statue is located on Market Street at Battery and Bush Streets on the northside of Market. This statue was dedicated in 1901 and was the centerpiece of a fountain with water around it but not at this location. According to the story, the fountain was damaged in the great quake of 1906 and later moved but not include a fountain. It's an interesting piece and dedicated to union foundry iron workers here in San Francisco.
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Date of experience: March 2020
mini wrote a review Jan 2020
Fremont, California92,947 contributions3,689 helpful votes
I was walking down Market Street and enjoyed seeing the Mechanics Sculpture. It is a bronze sculpture and the artist is Douglas Tilden.
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Date of experience: January 2020
Thomas V wrote a review Oct 2019
Oakland, California9,957 contributions1,868 helpful votes
This is one of several significant sculptures on small plazas along Market Street. You will notice it as you walk around the Financial district. Significant but not great for the tourist.
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Date of experience: August 2019
SagaloutsTour wrote a review Apr 2018
Gerrards Cross, United Kingdom1,092 contributions369 helpful votes
Once again, not a tourist destination, but another piece of SF history, which is worth stopping, reading, take a photograph and move on. It’s all these small pieces that make up the full history of most cities and shouldn’t be totally ignored.
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Date of experience: April 2018
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