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Harvey Milk Plaza

Southwest corner of Castro and Market Streets, San Francisco, CA
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3 Mar 2018
“Harvey”
6 Feb 2018
“Muni Metro transit plaza”
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Southwest corner of Castro and Market Streets, San Francisco, CA
The Castro
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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Harvey was a super cool guy and it’s awesome that he got his own plaza and it’s actually a pretty decent place to go and spend some time

Thank Alzor S
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Reviewed February 6, 2018 via mobile

Stepping out of the Castro station into the plaza, one immediately sees the Harvey Milk memorial, Gilbert Baker's rainbow flag, and at the top of the stairs, the Castro Theater sign. You know you have arrived in the Castro!

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Reviewed October 14, 2017

Important historic center of the old Gay Community in San Francisco, but a failure in urban design. Come for the history and the interesting shopping and dining around, plus some beautiful houses. But this plaza is just ho-hum and in need of a make-over.

Thank Thomas V
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Reviewed June 11, 2017

we stayed at an ARBNB right down the street from here. It was the happening place and a great place to connect with the rest of the city. Lots to eat, shop, and see in the area.

Thank pjcharles
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Reviewed April 4, 2017

The subway and buses let off huge numbers of people who live in this area and up the hill. It's also the arrival spot for the Castro district with lots of restaurants and bars. Always people on the street.

Thank Thomas V
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Reviewed November 21, 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately this area has a number of homeless. If you look past them you will see what is such a vibrant, bright and colourful area. We stayed about 900m from here and felt very safe walking to and from dinner (we didn't stay out past...More

Thank TopsyZeus
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Reviewed November 13, 2016

I pass this location every day on my way to the Castro Muni station. I love the idea of a Harvey Milk memorial but have no clue why they decided to put it at the entrance to a crowded and dirty bus station. There are...More

Thank Jenna W
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Reviewed July 4, 2016

The Harvey Milk Plaza is located at Market & Castro and also happens to be at the entrance to the MUNI underground. This is where the Castro Street begins. Look at the HUGE, I mean HUGE rainbow flag at the intersection of the former Bank...More

Thank FormerCaliBoy
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Reviewed April 10, 2016

Has a lot of good photos and info about Milk. However, it is in a dirty underground train entrance. It is very scuzy and almost under a bridge looking structure.

Thank Jon_1982
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Reviewed January 10, 2016 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.

Thank 7,268
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remains one of the epicenters of activism in the
nation. Grand theatres and glitzy shops now compete
with bars and fashionable eateries for attention,
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