Staircases San Francisco
Helen Hatzis
Helen Hatzis
July 24, 2020 ยท  1 min read

5 Stunning Staircases in San Francisco!

San Francisco has some of the most beautiful street art and that includes staircases. It definitely makes for getting in your 10,000 daily steps easy!

Arelious Walker Stairway

The Arelious Walker Stairway, in the Bayview District and was erected in honour of Dr Arelious Walker, a former pastor and advocate for the neighbourhood. The thoughtful and intricate design features various cultural textiles and ceramics, including Adinkra cloth from Ghana, Native American painted pottery, and woven patterns from Central America and the Middle East. [1]

Lyon Street steps

The Lyon Street stairs start on Broadway Street and make their way from the Pacific Heights neighbourhood all the way down to the Marina District.

16th Avenue Tiled Staircase

You will find San Francisco’s most famous mosaic staircase at 16th and Moraga. It includes 163 individually designed steps. Now that’s a workout!

Vallejo Street Stairs

Starting at the bottom of Mason and Taylor Streets, the cobblestone Vallejo Street Stairs cut through the charming Ina Coolbrith Park, offering a lovely vista of Coit Tower and the Bay Bridge.

Staircases San Francisco
Photo: Art Vallejo

Lincoln Park Steps

The Lincoln Park Steps are situated off California Street. It dates back to the early 1900s, the mid-aughts renovation brought this staircase back to life, care of Irish ceramist Aileen Barr.

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