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1 Star Starred
Rincon Center
Meet in front of the Old Post Office 101 Mission Street San Francisco, CA 94101
415-793-1104
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"Secrets of the 1920s and '30s" Walking Tour
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14 reviews
38 stars
attended Apr 07 2013

Kimberly & Alice were dressed in vintage clothing. They were fun! The murals at the Rincon Center were the most interesting to me. They expanded their focus to architecture around Union Square; I feel they tried to include too much in this tour.

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598 reviews
127 stars
attended May 16 2014

WOW! Best tour ever! I absolutely LOVED this walking tour of all the one offered here on Goldstar. I was surprised when I arrived that I was the only person there for this tour since when this has happened in the past, the company called and...continued

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9 stars
attended Jan 12 2014

Alice was very knowledgeable about the history, answered a lot of questions, and was extremely accommodating to the group. The only downside to the tour was that since my friend and I chose a Sunday to attend, a few of the lobbies were not...continued

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Description

**Tour Highlights 

**- You’re encouraged to come dressed in swanky period fashion. Your guide will be wearing her finest clothes from the era.

- See the hidden gems of 1920s and ‘30s art deco San Francisco.

- Your guide is a long-term afficianado and authority of art deco San Francisco.

- Learn about Timothy Pflueger, one of San Francisco’s most prominent, prolific and respected architects and designers.

- See watercolor murals painted by Anton Refregier.

- View sculptures created by Ralph Stackpole.

- Fun and interesting historical information will be provided by your knowledgeable and entertaining guide.

- For future exploring on your own, you’ll receive maps and photos of other hidden gems worth seeking out as well as notes from your tour.

Your Guide:* Alice Jurow*

A Bay Area art deco expert and recovering architect, lecturer and author, Alice has given tours of the SF Bay area’s art and architecture for historical preservation societies and curious visitors for many years. She knows many of the hidden gems and oddities that even locals aren’t aware of, such as WPA art, architectural archetypes and things saved from the wrecking ball. As an avid collector and wearer of vintage clothing, don’t be surprised to see her in her finest vintage__ __outfits. 

__This 2 to 2.5-hour walking tour does include some hills. Please bring drinking water.

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