Freeway Supports

Freeway Supports (HM1DY8)

Location: San Francisco, CA 94105 San Francisco County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 47.711', W 122° 23.646'

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Rectangles embedded in the walkway mark the former locations of two Embarcadero Freeway support columns

The dashed line that surrounds you marks the former locations of an Embarcadero Freeway column.

We sit and eat our lunch.
And follow the swing of the wrecking balls.
Demolishing the Free-way to Nowhere.
It is hypnotic, absorbing
It is happening
It is possible
To bring light and air and vistas
Back into human experience.
In clouds of dust with a satisfying thunks
We sit and eat our lunch.

August 11, 1991 - Anonymous

Second plaque

"The freeway that brooded over the Embarcadero with all the grace of a double decked prison wall is finally gone. In its place is a sweeping of air, fog, October sunlight, piers, ships, and the silver Bay Bridge, which is 55 years old and still looks modern."

October 7, 1991 - Carl Nolte
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HM NumberHM1DY8
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Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 6:49am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 553344 N 4183263
Decimal Degrees37.79518333, -122.39410000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 47.711', W 122° 23.646'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 47' 42.66" N, 122° 23' 38.76" W
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Area Code(s)415, 510, 650, 310
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5 The Embarcadero, San Francisco CA 94105, US
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