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[{"media":[{"content":"# Transamerica Pyramid","type":"text"},{"content":"This is the first destination on your walking tour and also where you spend the most time","type":"text"},{"version":1,"metadata":{"height":378,"width":563},"content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FLsw7PPA1G9FeVoRmCZeG%2Fb422fef95c6b9ddd35547857d149e5c7.jpg?alt=media&token=231f65b3-e096-401c-825c-2aea1cca47c9","type":"img"},{"content":"Designed by architect William Pereira and built by the Hathaway Dinwiddie Construction Company, the Transamerica Pyramid in San Francisco, California, is a 48-story, 853 foot tall postmodern architectural icon. As well as being an important element of the San Francisco skyline, the Transamerica Pyramid was upon its completion in 1972 the eighth-tallest building in the world. For more than 40 years (from 1972 to 2017) the tallest skyscraper in San Francisco. A title it held till the construction of Salesforce Tower in the South of Market district.\n\nThe construction and design of the now famous landmark faced a great deal of opposition when it was first presented to the public. The opposition was so extreme that the building was often referred to as “Pereira’s Prick”. Though it was once wildly hated by most of the city, it is now considered one of the best examples of postmodern architecture in the United States.\n\nThe original proposal was for a 1,150-foot (350 m) building, which would have been the second-tallest building in the world. The proposal was rejected outright by the city planning commission, because it would have interfered with views of the San Francisco Bay from Nob Hill. The strange shape of the finished pyramid is largely due to restrictive zoning regulations that limited the square footage of the building.","type":"text"},{"content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FLsw7PPA1G9FeVoRmCZeG%2FSnaptik_6855089940989005062_nathan-wilde.mp4?alt=media&token=031c33fc-47e2-47d2-af1e-985c4054b3b6","metadata":{"width":576,"height":1024},"type":"video"}],"address":"Transamerica Pyramid","location":{"longitude":-122.4030212,"longitudeDelta":0.14321712068773834,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"latitude":37.79515841231589}},{"location":{"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"latitude":37.79635846231641,"longitude":-122.40494075,"longitudeDelta":0.14321712068773834},"media":[{"type":"text","content":"# Columbus Tower"},{"type":"img","version":1,"metadata":{"width":564,"height":904},"content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FLsw7PPA1G9FeVoRmCZeG%2Ff64abb8e46f0b032c5d3bf906b758437.jpg?alt=media&token=da81d5a5-ec48-4162-bcfb-2a0f9807ac61"},{"type":"text","content":"Columbus Tower, also known as the Sentinel Building, is a mixed-use building in San Francisco, California, completed in 1907. The distinctive copper-green Flatiron style structure is bounded by Columbus Avenue, Kearny Street, and Jackson Street; straddling the North Beach, Chinatown, and Financial District neighborhoods of the city. Much of the building is occupied by film studio American Zoetrope, and the ground floor houses a cafe named after the company. The Sentinel Building is listed as San Francisco Designated Landmark No. 33"},{"type":"audio","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FLsw7PPA1G9FeVoRmCZeG%2Fmp3-output-ttsfree(dot)com.mp3?alt=media&token=ddaeba21-91a6-4e8e-8d9f-c5dfdf353cf1"}],"address":"Columbus Tower"},{"media":[{"content":"# Vesuvio Cafe","type":"text"},{"version":1,"content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FLsw7PPA1G9FeVoRmCZeG%2F1200x0.jpg?alt=media&token=c0574cf0-9a27-4430-811d-59f0b1c0a344","type":"img","metadata":{"height":998,"width":1000}},{"type":"text","content":"Vesuvio Cafe is an historic bar in San Francisco, California, United States. Located at 255 Columbus Avenue, across an alley from City Lights Bookstore, the building was designed by Italian architect Italo Zanolini and finished in 1916\n\n"},{"metadata":{"width":576,"height":1024},"content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FLsw7PPA1G9FeVoRmCZeG%2FSnaptik_7052771806691757358_jaleenuda.mp4?alt=media&token=04f1b5c8-cd16-4afc-8498-1c9c9952fa59","type":"video"},{"type":"text","content":"Stepping inside feels like entering the bowels of a pirate ship adorned with decades of history and beloved kitsch, from the giant rattan chair where poets revel in their verses , to the stained glass window, to the old tale \"Beware of pickpockets and loose women\" signed under Jack's portrait, to the steep bathroom stairs that plunge into the depths of North Beach when the balcony of the upper deck curves around you."}],"location":{"longitudeDelta":0.14321712068773834,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"latitude":37.79755711231691,"longitude":-122.40639374999999},"address":"Vesuvio Cafe"},{"location":{"longitude":-122.4065571,"latitude":37.797679912316994,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"longitudeDelta":0.14321712068773834},"address":"City Lights Booksellers & Publishers","media":[{"type":"text","content":"# City Lights Booksellers & Publishers"},{"type":"link","content":"https://citylights.com/"},{"content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FLsw7PPA1G9FeVoRmCZeG%2FCity_Lights_Bookstore.jpg?alt=media&token=c2308c5d-7702-4c11-b66a-e3966995af9d","type":"img","metadata":{"width":1000,"height":667},"version":1},{"content":"City Lights is a three-story bookstore and independent publisher that played a central role in the rise of the Beat Generation. Founded in the 1950s by poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti, City Lights was most famous for publishing Howl by Allen Ginsberg (and undergoing an obscenity trial as a result). Today, City Lights still publishes some of its own books, with a particular focus on poetry, and runs a well-stocked bookstore.\n\n\nThere aren't many places to sit down and flip through books, aside from a few chairs in the upstairs poetry section, but you can still spend hours lost in the stacks here. The store stocks many new releases as well as some rare books. Decades after opening, City Lights remains at the forefront of promoting new authors and big ideas. There's a weekly reading series that hosts visiting authors, and skews toward political and world literature. There's also a \"Pedagogies of Resistance\" section in the store, which the staff developed in 2016. It has a rotating selection of about 200 books that reflect on our current political moment and revolutionary thinking.","type":"text"}]},{"location":{"longitude":-122.40782625000001,"longitudeDelta":0.14321712068773834,"latitude":37.798556162317375,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421},"media":[{"type":"text","content":"# Molinari Delicatessen"},{"content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FLsw7PPA1G9FeVoRmCZeG%2Fmolinari-delicatessen-sf.jpg?alt=media&token=6492586d-e899-4507-b205-02a526dbeae1","version":1,"type":"img","metadata":{"height":667,"width":1000}},{"metadata":{"height":640,"width":640},"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FLsw7PPA1G9FeVoRmCZeG%2F118032923_3509316699099941_1035887004740802617_n.jpg?alt=media&token=e73d4652-b3e6-4967-ae50-cfc5196a46fc","version":1},{"content":"Recharge your energy by stopping at Molinari Delicatessen. Molinari is a stop whenever we are in San Francisco. The charm, the service, the variety, the salami, the sandwiches, the flavors; everything about the store is excellent and memorable. We'll EAT and visit here for many more years.\n\n","type":"text"},{"type":"video","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FLsw7PPA1G9FeVoRmCZeG%2FSnaptik_7083694687130848555_eems.mp4?alt=media&token=6dbb0f4b-1705-4293-80f4-f820ec2a1471","metadata":{"height":1024,"width":576}}],"address":"Molinari Delicatessen"},{"location":{"longitudeDelta":0.14321712068773834,"longitude":-122.410989,"latitude":37.80055721231826,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421},"address":"Washington Square Park Dental","media":[{"version":1,"content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FLsw7PPA1G9FeVoRmCZeG%2Fwow.jpg?alt=media&token=46a0a491-1e15-4a8f-b12c-c59eee16a876","type":"img","metadata":{"height":891,"width":610}},{"type":"text","content":"# Washington Square "},{"content":"End your journey at Washington Square. This is a wonderful green space in one of the densest parts of town. Come and sit on a couch and enjoy the life around you. The surrounding great neighborhood, and the church.","type":"text"},{"type":"video","metadata":{"height":1024,"width":576},"content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FLsw7PPA1G9FeVoRmCZeG%2FSnaptik_7080197712255192366_marchwonderful.mp4?alt=media&token=f0b56ac7-9de2-4de8-8ab1-9ecb8f43a1b8"}]}]
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