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Sutro Baths officially opened 121 years ago today

San Francisco Examiner - 13 Sep 2016
On this day in 1896, the now-defunct Sutro Baths officially opened in San Francisco. Named for Adolph Sutro, a San Francisco mayor and millionaire who designed Sutro Heights and the Cliff House, the baths were destroyed in a fire in 1966 and the ...
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Person rescued by SFFD from Sutro Baths “bunker”

Richmond District Blog (blog) - 13 Oct 2017
After sunset tonight, the SFFD was on scene at Sutro Baths for a “bunker rescue”, according to a tweet sent out by @sffdpio at 7:51pm. The photos show firefighters on top of a concrete structure with a square opening in the top. They are lit with a ...
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Richard Nixon, environmental warrior, enjoyed his 1972 ferry ride

San Francisco Chronicle - 20 Oct 2017
Be sure to thank Nixon when touring the recreation area's current 80,000 acres, which includes Muir Woods, Alcatraz, the Presidio, Crissy Field and the remains of Sutro Baths. But the boat ride was arguably a dud. Nixon's San Francisco Bay photo ops ...
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Anderson Valley - 18 Oct 2017
This here Tom Thumb was out at what was left of the Sutro Baths above the Cliff House at Land's End. I think the giant airplane hangar-like building was an old ice skating rink, and it may have been converted into a Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum ...
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Secrets of Sutro Baths & Lands End Tour

Atlas Obscura - 16 Aug 2017
Join historian and retired park ranger John Martini on a two-hour walk exploring the ruins of the legendary Sutro Baths. The Baths visit will include a walk downhill into the ruins and the mysterious tunnels through Point Lobos, followed by an uphill ...
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Lost SF landmark Sutro Baths memorialized as tattoo

San Francisco Chronicle - 14 Jun 2017
Bobby Feehan and San Francisco tattoo artist Brucius von Xylander talk about the artist's tattoo of Sutro Baths, a bath house that was popular in San Francisco from 1896 to 1966. Media: Peter Hartlaub. Do you have a unique Bay Area tattoo? Share a ...
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The Haunted Ruins of San Francisco's Water Wonderland

Daily Beast - 11 Mar 2017
This striking scene nestled in the Golden Gate Recreational Area is all that is left of what was once the Sutro Baths, a grand complex of public baths, recreational areas, and a mini natural history museum that San Francisco millionaire Adolph Sutro ...
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'Forest bathing' and more: Trying out Airbnb's 'experiences' - 13 Oct 2017
Paying $25 per person for a forest bath at Mount Sutro seemed like a perfect alternative. The group walked a total of about 3.5 miles, stopping periodically to nibble wild blackberries and nasturtium blossoms growing along the trail. For Plevin, these ...
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Man who died near SF's Sutro Baths IDd as Merced man, 28

SFGate - 31 Jul 2016
A man who fell to his death over the weekend from a cliff near San Francisco's Sutro Baths was identified Sunday as a 28-year-old Merced man, officials said. Vincent Holland died Saturday afternoon after falling from the cliffs at Point Lobos into the ...
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120 years ago today, San Francisco's iconic Sutro Baths opened

SFGate - 14 Mar 2016
Now just a haunting collection of ruins, when the Sutro Baths opened on March 14, 1896, it was Adolph Sutro's grandest achievement. The Sutro Baths were meant to provide "permanent entertainment, the like of which was never before thought in San ...
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Sutro Baths' grand ruin is a window into SF's past

San Francisco Chronicle - 24 Feb 2014
One of my favorite places in San Francisco is a ruin, all that is left of Sutro Baths, once one of the wonders of the West and said to be the largest indoor swimming complex in the world. Sutro Baths was as tall as a 10-story building, had seven ...
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Celebrating a composer of land, air and water

San Francisco Chronicle - 19 Jul 2017
One of the highlights, surely, will be a performance of “Inuksuit,” Adams' outdoor extravaganza for up to 99 percussionists splayed across a carefully chosen performance site — in this case, Sutro Baths at Lands End. “This is a piece that has certain ...

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