The Maybeck Building at 1736 Stockton, an Alpine chalet-type office building designed in 1907 by Berkeley-based Bernard Maybeck:
Greenwich Street - the climbing begins:
Coit Tower at the top of Telegraph Hill:
Walking around the tower provided some great views of the city. Bay Bridge:
Golden Gate Bridge:
On the far side, the Greenwich Steps begin:
The steps lead us past private gardens and entrances to houses:
At the bottom, a short walk along Sansome Street took us to the Filbert Steps. OK, I admit it, my legs by this time were aching. When I saw we had to start climbing again, I was dismayed but not ready to quit.
Still climbing, stopping to rest more often, time to turn around at enjoy the view. Levi's Plaza is below:
Off to the side of the steps was a small public garden with narrow pathways and a few benches:
Napier Lane: home to a feral flock of South American parrots, although we didn't see any of them.
1360 Montgomery - this art moderne building was Lauren Bacall's apartment house in the 1947 movie "Dark Passage" co-starring Humphrey Bogart: