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Address: Southwest corner of Castro and Market Streets, San Francisco, CA
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I thought there would be more to see at Harvey Milk Plaza so it was a little disappointing but you have to visit if you're in the Castro area.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 25, 2013
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Harvey Milk Plaza is unfortunately the entrance to the Castro Street Muni metro station. Aggressive homeless and open use of heroin and crack can be found here. Metro station personnel refuse to take any action.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

in Castro At the end of the metro. Nice to see the great Harvey having a lovely plaza named after him Castro is fab too

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

After the movie Milk with Sean Penn many people got familiar with the name Harvey Milk and with his legacy. It was cool to see that the people from the neighborhood take care of this plaza proudly.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

The Harvey Milk Plaza is a tiny memorial honouring Harvey Milk by means of several signs adjacent to a public transport station. The 'Harvey Milk Plaza' signage rests on a walkway that is lined with trees and greenery. All in all, this is not a site to seek out, but worth checking off your list when in the Castro District.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 via mobile

Simple food executed terribly. Cooks lack knowledge of temperature of proteins. Average Restaurant with average prices.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

Harvey Milk was a civil rights icon of SF. If you have watched the movie about him with Sean Penn then definitely visit the Harvey Milk plaza.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

I thought there would be more to see at Harvey Milk Plaza so it was a little disappointing but you have to visit if you're in the Castro area.

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A flourishing commercial area that acts as San Francisco's LGBT community center and cultural heart, the Castro is a neighborhood welcome to everyone. As one of the first predominantly LGBT neighborhoods in the United States and currently its largest, it remains one of the epicenters of activism in the nation. Grand theaters and glitzy shops now compete with bars and fashionable eateries for attention, drawing visitors from around the world to the bright rainbow flag acting as its beacon.
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