Ruth Asawa Fountains

Ruth Asawa Fountains information

San Francisco , USA
Street Buchanan St Pedestrian Mall
Extras at Post St
Getting there
bus 2, 3, 38
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Lonely Planet review

Splash in the fountain and stay awhile: celebrated sculptor and former WWII internee Ruth Asawa designed these fountains to be lived in, not observed from polite distance. Bronze origami dandelions sprout from polished-pebble pools, with built-in benches for bento-box picnics. On warm days along this wind-tunnel pedestrian block, kids frolic while weary shoppers recharge with footbaths.