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Another Bit Of Histoty

Once again, not a tourist destination, but another piece of SF history, which is worth stopping... read more

Reviewed April 25, 2018
SagaloutsTour
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Los Angeles, California
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Another great example of sculpture in a city.

This fantastic sculpture, set within a public space in SF is pretty cool and worth a look at is you... read more

Reviewed March 24, 2018
df86
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London, United Kingdom
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Apr 25, 2018
“Another Bit Of Histoty”
Mar 24, 2018
“Another great example of sculpture in a city. ”
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Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

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.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

This fantastic sculpture, set within a public space in SF is pretty cool and worth a look at is you are paying by. Not an 'attraction' in the same way as a theme park or museum but worth taking a look at.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed January 14, 2018

If you are walking along Market Street, then definitely stop and look at this impressive bronze work of art because it represents a significant piece of history from bygone days.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed July 4, 2016

When I lived in the city, I walked by this monument almost daily and it was not until I moved from the city and came back to visit that I took the time to stop, read the inscription and admire the monument. The Mechanics Monument...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed January 28, 2016

We stopped to take a photo of the Mechanics Monument. It is on Market Street. It is a bronze sculpture done by Douglas Tilden. Be sure to view it from different locations to see the mastery in this sculpture.

Date of experience: January 2016
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Reviewed August 7, 2015

Here is a nice little monument depicting the shoreline in the 50’s. I thought it was going to be a dumpy little place but it is actually quite clean and a lovely place to rest your feet after a day’s trek hitting all of the...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed July 31, 2015

This a bronze sculpture by Douglas Tilden located at Market, Bush and Battery Streets. It seems to have been spruced up recently and originally celebrated the Union Ironworks.

Date of experience: August 2014
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Reviewed July 24, 2015

Those who like historical tributes will want to pause at the Mechanics Monument. It's easy to stop during a walk down Market Street from the trolley car turn around to the bay where several landmarks and statues may be viewed.

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

I'm a local. Last time i walked past this monument there was garbage on it and around it. This negated any desire to stop ams read the inscription.

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Reviewed July 14, 2014

The Mechanics Monument used to be where homeless hung out, bike messengers rested and pigeons pooped. No more. Not since the entire monument was re-landscaped and steam cleaned. And not since they posted a round-the-clock DPW employee in a yellow vest to clean tables, pick...More

Date of experience: June 2014
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