Lonely Planet Writer

Famous San Francisco square to close for renovations

It’s a classic photo opportunity: grassy square, San Francisco’s ‘painted ladies’ houses, view of downtown.

Alamo Square, San Francisco.
Alamo Square, San Francisco. Image by David Ohmer / CC BY 2.0


But this famous shot from Alamo Square
will be off-limits for the first half of next year as renovations take place. It had been hoped that the work could be staggered and half the park could remain open at all times, but that plan has been rejected and the schedule renovations are likely to start in December this year. Read more: sfist.com