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San Francisco Architecture Walking Tour

191 Sutter St, Lobby of the Galleria Park Hotel, San Francisco, CA
+1 415-264-8824
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excellent tour for visitors and San Franciscans

Fascinating tour of part of SF that's typically not covered by tours. Rick was a great tour guide... read more

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191 Sutter St, Lobby of the Galleria Park Hotel, San Francisco, CA
Financial District
+1 415-264-8824

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fascinating tour of part of SF that's typically not covered by tours. Rick was a great tour guide, knowledgeable and generous with his time. We learned a lot. I'm an architect and former San Franciscan, and took the tour with a friend who's not an...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very interesting tour - well worth the cost and the time spent. Learned a lot about the local architecture of course but also about air rights and the history of of San Francisco and it architects.Most significantly, learned about Privately-Owned Public Open Spaces. Rick is...More

Thank BlackhawkWarren
Reviewed 17 June 2017

We really enjoyed this tour with Rick. It was informative and interesting. We learned many secrets about the great city of San Francisco. We would highly recommend this tour!

Thank Jane S
Reviewed 7 June 2017

This is a wonderful tour in the financial district in San Francisco. Rick makes it so interesting for anyone with history and stories about the building, décor, and people involved in the designs. The information on privately owned public open spaces (POPOS) is invaluable for...More

Thank qotfumom
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Rick does a fabulous tour, I am a local to the Bay Area and always wanted to do this. May do again with my sons. So very interesting and he opens your horizons to how architects create. Really enjoyed this tour with my mom and...More

Thank Kelly P
Reviewed 21 May 2017

This is the best architectural tour I have taken!! Great information and interesting presentation. Good insight into a beautiful city. I highly recommend.

Thank truthkeystone
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We always try to take an architectural tour when visiting a new city, and prefer walking tours. This one ranks at the top of the ones we have taken.

Thank Travels_Mucho
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Had a great time and it was very very interesting. I visit the city often and have never been to these places. Learned so much and will visit more POPOS's this Thursday ! Well worth the time if you want to learn more about San...More

Thank William W
Reviewed 25 April 2017

My family took this tour with Rick last week, during a widespread power outage. Rick adjusted the tour itinerary to include more sets of stairs instead of elevators, but this just added to the tour. Rick is clearly passionate about the architecture of SF and...More

Thank PBR1234
Reviewed 19 April 2017

This is one of the best tours I have taken. Rick is so knowledgeable and he inspires interest in his participants. His knowledge is expansive and the tour is so much fun! When I return to SF, I will absolutely sign up for another tour...More

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Financial District
The Financial District lies just east of Chinatown but
can seem a world apart given it’s San Francisco’s
version of Wall Street. The rush of business people
make up a hectic weekday and add to a frenetic pace of
life, but visitors who spend a few hours walking the
narrow streets will be rewarded with fine examples of
historic and contemporary architecture, including the
iconic Transamerica Pyramid. After business hours,
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Neil P
12 March 2017|
Response from Rick E | Property representative |
Hello - thanks for checking in about the tour - the tour takes place in the Financial District and starts at the Galleria Park Hotel lobby located at 191 Sutter Street between Montgomery and Kearny and ends in south of... More
Dolores P
15 November 2015|
Response from Rick E | Property representative |
Thank for your interest in my tour - you can sign up online. Look for a link to my website on my Trip Advisor review page (located on the far right side) - Rick