San Francisco: the sculpture Ecstasy on June 10, 2010. Ecstasy by Dan Das Mann and Karen Cusolito, made from salvaged and recycled steel, was in Patricia's Green from February 2010 until October 2011; Shutterstock ID 433086862; Your name (First / Last): Clifton Wilkinson; GL account no.: 65050; Netsuite department name: Online Editorial; Full Product or Project name including edition: Best in the US campaign 2016

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Patricia's Green

The Haight & Hayes Valley

The social center of hip, walkable, tree-lined Octavia Blvd is this pocket park, featuring Burning Man–inspired temporary sculpture installations, picnic tables, and a playground. At the eastern end is the PROXY project, a car-parking lot that's become a people lot with the inspired addition of shipping containers to serve as eating, drinking, and shopping venues. Spring through fall, PROXY shows free Friday-night movies on an outdoor screen; see the website for showtimes.

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