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Marina Green, San Francisco

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#39 of 73 in Parks in San Francisco
The Marina Green in San Francisco, California, is a 74acre expanse of grass between Fort Mason and the Presidio. It is adjacent to San Francisco Bay, and this location provides good views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Angel Island, Alcatraz Island, and parts of Marin County. Houses built mostly in the 1920s and 1930s line Marina Boulevard, the southern boundary of the Marina Green. Many of these houses have large bay windows, and Herb Caen, the late San Francisco newspaper columnist, often made references to the immaculate furnishings behind these windows. In the past, a railroad track along the southern edge of the Marina Green allowed the San Francisco Belt Railroad to serve the Presidio. Adjacent to the Marina Green is a marina, home to the St. Francis Yacht Club and the Golden Gate Yacht Club. The San Francisco Bay Trail runs through the green.
Prior to the 1906 earthquake, this area was a tidal marsh. After the earthquake, much of the resulting rubble was dumped here. Later, to provide land for the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition, this site and the adjacent neighborhood (now the present day Marina District) was filled in. A nearby remnant of the Exposition is the restored Palace of Fine Arts.
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  • We enjoyed a nice walk by the Bay by parking for free at Maritime Green. There is a nice Green Grass area and thus the name. We then wakked and saw view of Fort Mason Center, Alcatraz, the small...  more »
  • We walked through the Marina Green area from Chrissy fields and it's worth it. Boats on one side, cute homes on the other. The sidewalk is big enough for walkers and cyclists.  more »

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