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SpiderX22
09-08-2008, 12:26 AM
This is a discussion thread for the following file:<br><br><b><a href=http://www.gearthhacks.com/dlfile2259/Coit-Tower,-Telegraph-Hill,-San-Francisco,-CA.htm>Coit Tower, Telegraph Hill, San Francisco, CA</a></b><br><br>Coit Tower on Telegraph hill in San Francisco has provided visitors, and locals, with impressive views of The City since its completion in 1933.<br /><br />
Lillie Hitchcock Coit, philanthropist and admirer of the fire fighters at the 1906 earthquake fire, left funds to The City for beautification of San Francisco.<br />
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Those funds were used for the construction of the 210 ft. tall art deco Coit Tower at the top of Telegraph Hill. The tower’s design is reminiscent of a fire hose nozzle and was quite controversial. The Golden Gate Bridge is another San Francisco landmark with an art deco design.<br />
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Works Progress Administration murals, now protected as a historical treasure, can be viewed inside the first floor of the Coit Tower. These Diego Rivera-inspired murals were completed in 1933. Three Coit Tower mural pictures can be enlarged to the left. The link above will take you to a web site with a more complete Coit Tower murals photo collection.<br /><br /><img src=http://www.gearthhacks.com/showimage.php?image=new/947182coit_tower.jpg>

SpiderX22
09-08-2008, 12:26 AM
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