415 Photos - Dec 13, 2012
Photo: Photo: Top of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in December 2012 as removal of damaged retaining wall was underway; for more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Initial plantings, near top of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District), after volunteers had cleared area of debris and decades of overgrowth; photo taken in fall 2012, before structural repairs required temporary removal of plants. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Initial plantings, near top of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District), after volunteers had cleared area of debris and decades of overgrowth; photo taken in fall 2012, before structural repairs required temporary removal of plants. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Initial plantings of California natives and other drought-tolerant plants, near top of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District), after volunteers had cleared area of debris and decades of overgrowth; photo taken in fall 2012, before structural repairs required temporary removal of plants. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Initial plantings of succulents and other drought-tolerant plants, near foot of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District), after volunteers had cleared area of debris and decades of overgrowth; photo taken in December 2012 as structural repairs were beginning at top of Steps. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Initial plantings of succulents and other drought-tolerant plants, near foot of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District), after volunteers had cleared area of debris and decades of overgrowth; photo taken in December 2012 as structural repairs were beginning at top of Steps. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Initial plantings of succulents and other drought-tolerant plants, near foot of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District), after volunteers had cleared area of debris and decades of overgrowth; photo taken in December 2012 as structural repairs were beginning at top of Steps. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Initial plantings of succulents and other drought-tolerant plants, near foot of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District), after volunteers had cleared area of debris and decades of overgrowth; photo taken in December 2012 as structural repairs were beginning at top of Steps. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Initial plantings of succulents and other drought-tolerant plants, near foot of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District), after volunteers had cleared area of debris and decades of overgrowth; photo taken in December 2012 as structural repairs were beginning at top of Steps. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Initial plantings of succulents and other drought-tolerant plants, near foot of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District), after volunteers had cleared area of debris and decades of overgrowth; photo taken in December 2012 as structural repairs were beginning at top of Steps. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works begins removing damaged retaining wall on Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in December 2012; for more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works repairs begins removing damaged retaining wall on Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in December 2012; for more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Debris from removal of  damaged retaining wall on Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in December 2012; for more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works repairs continue with removal of damaged retaining wall on Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in December 2012; for more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works continues removing damaged retaining wall on Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in December 2012; for more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works continues removing damaged retaining wall on Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in December 2012; for more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org.
LessEditPhoto: Broken retaining wall removed from Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in December 2012; for more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org.
LessEditPhoto: Broken retaining wall removed from Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in December 2012; for more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works repair work continues on Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in December 2012; for more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works repair work continues on Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in December 2012; for more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works repair work continues on Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in December 2012; for more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works repair work continues on Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in December 2012; for more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works repair work continues on Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in December 2012; for more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works repair work continues on Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in December 2012; for more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works repair work continues on Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in December 2012; for more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works repair work continues on Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in December 2012; for more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Removal, by San Francisco Department of Public Works, of damaged steps on Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in December 2012; for more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Retaining wall and entire set of damaged steps removed by San Francisco Department of Public Works on Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in December 2012; for more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Framework for new retaining wall on Hidden Garden Steps site installed by San Francisco Department of Public Works as repair work continues on Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in early 2013 ; for more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Framework for new retaining wall on Hidden Garden Steps site installed by San Francisco Department of Public Works as repair work continues on Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in early 2013 ; for more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Framework for new retaining wall on Hidden Garden Steps site installed by San Francisco Department of Public Works as repair work continues on Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in early 2013 ; for more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Framework for new retaining wall on Hidden Garden Steps site being installed by San Francisco Department of Public Works as repair work continues on Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in early 2013 ; for more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Framework for new retaining wall on Hidden Garden Steps site installed by San Francisco Department of Public Works as repair work continues on Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in early 2013 ; for more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Framework for new retaining wall on Hidden Garden Steps site installed by San Francisco Department of Public Works as repair work continues on Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in early 2013 ; for more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Creating framework for new section of Hidden Garden Steps as San Francisco Department of Public Works repair work continues (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in early 2013 ; for more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works employees pouring cement for new retaining wall on Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in early 2013; for more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works employees smoothing newly-poured concrete for retaining wall as repair work continues on Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in February 2013; for more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works employees smoothing newly-poured concrete for retaining wall as repair work continues on Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in February 2013; for more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) during first phase of repairs by San Francisco Department of Public works in early 2013; for more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Sean (left) and Neil, from San Francisco Department of Public Works, continuing to work on new retaining wall on Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in February 2013; for more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Sean (left) and Neil, from San Francisco Department of Public Works, continuing to work on new retaining wall on Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in February 2013; for more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Sean (left) and Neil, from San Francisco Department of Public Works, continuing to work on new retaining wall on Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in February 2013; for more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Sean, from San Francisco Department of Public Works, continuing to work on new retaining wall and framework for new steps on Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in February 2013; for more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Neil, from San Francisco Department of Public Works, continuing to work on framework for new steps on Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in February 2013; for more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Framing built by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees for new landing on Hidden Garden Steps  (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in February 2013; for more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: New retaining wall and framing for new landing/replacement of steps on Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in February 2013; for more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Bottom of Hidden Garden Steps  (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in February 2013 while onsite repairs by San Francisco Department of Public works employees are underway; for more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works employees working after second pouring of concrete on Hidden Garden Steps  (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in February 2013; for more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works employees working after second pouring of concrete on Hidden Garden Steps  (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in February 2013; for more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works employees working after second pouring of concrete on Hidden Garden Steps  (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in February 2013; for more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works employee working after second pouring of concrete on Hidden Garden Steps  (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in February 2013; for more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works employee working after second pouring of concrete on Hidden Garden Steps  (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in February 2013; for more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: New landing and framework for new steps on Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in February 2013; for more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works employees working after second pouring of concrete on Hidden Garden Steps  (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in February 2013; for more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: New landing and framework for new steps on Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in February 2013; for more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org.
LessPhoto: Detail of new landing and framework for new steps on Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in February 2013; for more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Neil, from San Francisco Department of Public Works, continuing to build framework for new steps on the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in February 2013; for more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Neil, from San Francisco Department of Public Works, continuing to build framework for new steps on the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in February 2013; for more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Close-up of results of third and final pouring of concrete, by San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW), on Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District); latest work--replacing damaged flight of steps--was done on March 8, 2013. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees reviewing third and final pouring of concrete on Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District); latest work--replacing damaged flight of steps--was done on March 8, 2013. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Third and final pouring of concrete, by San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW), on Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District); latest work--replacing damaged flight of steps--was done on March 8, 2013. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees smoothing newly-poured concrete on Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District); latest work--replacing damaged flight of steps--was done on March 8, 2013. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Trucks onsite for third and final pouring of concrete, by San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW), on Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District); latest work--replacing damaged flight of steps--was done on March 8, 2013. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Preparing to reinstall the railing on the Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets) in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District (March 2013)Photo: Drilling the holes to reinstall the railing on the Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets) in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District (March 2013)Photo: Hole prepared for reinstallation of the railing on the Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets) in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District (March 2013)Photo: Reinstallation of the railing on the Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets) in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District (March 2013)Photo: Reinstallation of the railing on the Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets) in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District (March 2013)Photo: Clean-up after the retaining wall and a flight of steps had been replaced by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees on the Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets) in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District (March 2013)Photo: Clean-up after the retaining wall and a flight of steps had been replaced by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees on the Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets) in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District (March 2013)Photo: Clean-up after the retaining wall and a flight of steps had been replaced by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees on the Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets) in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District (March 2013)Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works carpenters' first day of work on building a viewing platform and terracing for gardens at the top of the Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets) in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District (May 2, 2013)Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works carpenters' first day of work on building a viewing platform and terracing for gardens at the top of the Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets) in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District (May 2, 2013)Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works carpenters' first day of work on building a viewing platform and terracing for gardens at the top of the Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets) in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District (May 2, 2013)Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works carpenters' first day of work on building a viewing platform and terracing for gardens at the top of the Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets) in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District (May 2, 2013)Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Fundraising caterpillar at foot of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue and Kirkham Street, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District), showing campaign nearing its $300,000 goal in May 2013. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Overgrown area near foot of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) before volunteers completed monthly clean-up (May 11, 2013). For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Area near foot of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) after volunteers completed monthly clean-up (May 11, 2013). For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Succulent garden, near foot of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District), before volunteers completed monthly clean-up (May 11, 2013). For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Area near foot of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) after volunteers completed monthly clean-up (May 11, 2013). For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Area near foot of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) after volunteers completed monthly clean-up (May 11, 2013). For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Area near top of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) after volunteers began replanting California natives and other drought-tolerant plants following completion of major structural repairs by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees (June 8, 2013). For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Area near top of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) after volunteers began replanting California natives and other drought-tolerant plants following completion of major structural repairs by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees (June 8, 2013). For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Area near top of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) after volunteers began replanting California natives and other drought-tolerant plants following completion of major structural repairs by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees (June 8, 2013). For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Area near top of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) after volunteers began replanting California natives and other drought-tolerant plants following completion of major structural repairs by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees (June 8, 2013). For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Area near top of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) after volunteers began replanting California natives and other drought-tolerant plants following completion of major structural repairs by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees (June 8, 2013). For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Newly-cleared area near bottom half of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District); photo taken after monthly onsite clean-up by volunteers on June 8, 2013. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Newly-cleared area near bottom half of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District); photo taken after monthly onsite clean-up by volunteers on June 8, 2013. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) partners begin installing erosion-control barriers near top of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) July 5, 2013. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) partners begin installing erosion-control barriers near top of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) July 5, 2013. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) partners begin installing erosion-control barriers near top of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) July 5, 2013. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) partners begin installing erosion-control barriers near top of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) July 5, 2013. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) partners begin installing erosion-control barriers near top of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) July 5, 2013. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Progress on erosion-control barriers (right-hand side of image) near top of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) as of July 8, 2013, thanks to San Francisco Department of Public Works. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Progress on erosion-control barriers  near top of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) as of July 8, 2013, thanks to San Francisco Department of Public Works. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Progress on erosion-control barriers  near top of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) as of July 8, 2013, thanks to San Francisco Department of Public Works. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Progress on erosion-control barriers  near top of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) as of July 9, 2013, thanks to San Francisco Department of Public Works. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Progress on erosion-control barriers  near top of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) as of July 9, 2013, thanks to San Francisco Department of Public Works. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Progress on erosion-control barriers  near top of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) as of July 9, 2013, thanks to San Francisco Department of Public Works. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Progress on erosion-control barriers  near top of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) as of July 9, 2013, thanks to San Francisco Department of Public Works. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Progress on erosion-control barriers  near top of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) as of July 9, 2013, thanks to San Francisco Department of Public Works. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Progress on erosion-control barriers  near top of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) as of July 9, 2013, thanks to San Francisco Department of Public Works. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: The retaining wall--part of San Francisco Department of Public Works efforts to complete erosion-control measures before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Cructher can be installed--continued to grow on July 15, 2013 near the top of the site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District). Additional terracing and an extension of the retaining wall are underway. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: The retaining wall--part of San Francisco Department of Public Works efforts to complete erosion-control measures before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Cructher--continued to grow on July 15, 2013 near the top of the site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District). Additional terracing and an extension of the retaining wall are underway. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Unplanted areas at foot of Hidden Garden Steps at the beginning of the monthly onsite clean-up on Saturday, July 13, 2013. By the end of the day, the area (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) had been further cleared and plants donated by neighborhood volunteers had extended the gardens-in-progress at the top and bottom of the hill. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Close-up of a newly-planted section of the Hidden Garden Steps gardens-in-progress (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) after the latest monthly clean-up, on Saturday, July 13, 2013; plants were donated by neighbors. Additional terracing of the hill and an extension of the retaining wall to control onsite erosion are underway. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Newly-planted area at the foot of Hidden Garden Steps completed during the monthly two-hour onsite clean-up on Saturday, July 13, 2013. By the end of the day, the area (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) had been improved with plants donated by neighborhood volunteers to extend the gardens-in-progress at the top and bottom of the hill. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Succulents in the Hidden Garden Steps gardens-in-progress at the foot of the site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District); this area, completely transforming what had been a weed- and graffiti-strewn area, is part of the gardens-in-progress built largely with donations from neighbors and other supporters. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Close-up of the succulent garden at the foot of Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District); this area, completely transforming what had been a weed- and graffiti-strewn area, is part of the gardens-in-progress built largely with donations from neighbors and other supporters. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Part of the Hidden Garden Steps at the beginning of the monthly onsite clean-up on Saturday, July 13, 2013. By the end of the day, the area (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) had been further cleared and plants donated by neighborhood volunteers had extended the gardens-in-progress at the top and bottom of the hill. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Close-up of a newly-planted section of the Hidden Garden Steps gardens-in-progress (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) after the latest monthly clean-up, on Saturday, July 13, 2013; plants were donated by neighbors. Additional terracing of the hill and an extension of the retaining wall to control onsite erosion are underway. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Close-up of a newly-planted section of the Hidden Garden Steps gardens-in-progress (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) after the latest monthly clean-up, on Saturday, July 13, 2013; plants were donated by neighbors. Additional terracing of the hill and an extension of the retaining wall to control onsite erosion are underway. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Plantings in progress in the Hidden Garden Steps gardens near the top of the site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District); the buckwheat, grasses, and strawberry will help provide an additional habitat for Green Hairstreak butterflies. Additional terracing of the hill and an extension of the retaining wall to control onsite erosion are underway. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Plantings in progress in the Hidden Garden Steps gardens near the top of the site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District); the buckwheat, grasses, and strawberry will help provide an additional habitat for Green Hairstreak butterflies. Additional terracing of the hill and an extension of the retaining wall to control onsite erosion are underway. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Close-up of a section of native California plants (donated by the Nature in the City Green Hairstreak Corridor project) planted in the Hidden Garden Steps gardens-in-progress near the top of the site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District); the buckwheat and strawberry are among the plants that will help provide an additional habitat for Green Hairstreak butterflies. Additional terracing of the hill and an extension of the retaining wall to control onsite erosion are underway. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Close-up of plantings in progress in the Hidden Garden Steps gardens near the top of the site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District); the grasses, donated by a neighbor, will help provide an additional habitat for Green Hairstreak butterflies. Additional terracing of the hill and an extension of the retaining wall to control onsite erosion are underway. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Close-up of a section of native California plants (donated by the Nature in the City Green Hairstreak Corridor project) planted in the Hidden Garden Steps gardens-in-progress near the top of the site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District); the buckwheat and strawberry will help provide an additional habitat for Green Hairstreak butterflies. Additional terracing of the hill and an extension of the retaining wall to control onsite erosion are underway. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: New growth on a California native strawberry planted in the Hidden Garden Steps gardens-in-progress (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District); plant donated by Nature in the City's Green Hairstreak [Butteryfly] Corridor project. For more information about the volunteer-driven community-based Hidden Garden Steps project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Wild nasturtium beginning to grow in the Hidden Garden Steps gardens-in-progress (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District). For more information about the volunteer-driven community-based Hidden Garden Steps project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Preparing for installation of another section of the retaining wall along the top third of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District)--part of San Francisco Department of Public Works efforts to complete erosion-control measures before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. Additional terracing is underway in the same area, and a second retaining wall is planned for the middle third of the Steps site. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Preparing for installation of another section of the retaining wall along the top third of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District)--part of San Francisco Department of Public Works efforts to complete erosion-control measures before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. Additional terracing is underway in the same area, and a second retaining wall is planned for the middle third of the Steps site. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Detail of work on retaining wall along the top third of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District)--part of San Francisco Department of Public Works efforts to complete erosion-control measures before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Detail of newly-added retaining wall along the top third of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District)--part of San Francisco Department of Public Works efforts to complete erosion-control measures before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. Additional terracing is underway in the same area, and a second retaining wall is planned for the middle third of the Steps site. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Completion of the retaining wall along the top third of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District)--part of San Francisco Department of Public Works efforts to complete erosion-control measures before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. Additional terracing is underway in the same area, and a second retaining wall is planned for the middle third of the Steps site. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: The newly-created retaining wall along the top third of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District)--part of San Francisco Department of Public Works efforts to complete erosion-control measures before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. Additional terracing is underway in the same area (center of photograph), and a second retaining wall is planned for the middle third of the Steps site. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Completion of the retaining wall along the top third of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District)--part of San Francisco Department of Public Works efforts to complete erosion-control measures before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. Additional terracing is underway in the same area, and a second retaining wall is planned for the middle third of the Steps site. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Detail of terracing in progress along the newly-added retaining wall on the top third of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District)--part of San Francisco Department of Public Works efforts to complete erosion-control measures before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. Additional terracing is underway in the same area, and a second retaining wall is planned for the middle third of the Steps site. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Detail of terracing in progress next to the newly-added retaining wall along the top third of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District)--part of San Francisco Department of Public Works efforts to complete erosion-control measures before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. Additional terracing is underway in the same area, and a second retaining wall is planned for the middle third of the Steps site. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Detail of terracing in progress next to the newly-added retaining wall along the top third of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District)--part of San Francisco Department of Public Works efforts to complete erosion-control measures before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. Additional terracing is underway in the same area, and a second retaining wall is planned for the middle third of the Steps site. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Detail of terracing in progress next to the newly-added retaining wall along the top third of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District)--part of San Francisco Department of Public Works efforts to complete erosion-control measures before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. Additional terracing is underway in the same area, and a second retaining wall is planned for the middle third of the Steps site. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Looking down the top third of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District): newly-installed terracing as part of erosion-control efforts completed by the San Francisco Department of Public Works; California natives donated by the Nature in the City Green Hairstreak [Butterfly] Corridor project reinstalled by volunteers. More erosion-control and planting in the works before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Looking down the top third of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District): newly-installed terracing as part of erosion-control efforts completed by the San Francisco Department of Public Works; California natives donated by the Nature in the City Green Hairstreak [Butterfly] Corridor project reinstalled by volunteers. More erosion-control and planting in the works before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Detail of newly-installed terracing along the top third of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District): California natives donated by the Nature in the City Green Hairstreak [Butterfly] Corridor project reinstalled by volunteers. More erosion-control and planting in the works before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Looking down the top third of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District): newly-installed terracing as part of erosion-control efforts completed by the San Francisco Department of Public Works; California natives donated by the Nature in the City Green Hairstreak [Butterfly] Corridor project reinstalled by volunteers. More erosion-control and planting in the works before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Detail of newly-installed terracing along the top third of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District): California natives donated by the Nature in the City Green Hairstreak [Butterfly] Corridor project reinstalled by volunteers. More erosion-control and planting in the works before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Neighborhood volunteers and City and County of San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) Bureau of Streets and Enviromental Services Tree & Landscape Division colleagues worked side by side on Saturday, August 10, 2013 to install dozens of coastal strawberry (foreground of photograph) and other California native plants provided by DPW on the upper third of the site. These collaborative volunteer-driven community-based efforts on the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) are among projects underway to prepare for installation of the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by Hidden Garden Steps artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Detail of newly-installed terracing along the top third of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District): California natives donated by the Nature in the City Green Hairstreak [Butterfly] Corridor project reinstalled by volunteers. More erosion-control and planting in the works before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Neighborhood volunteers and City and County of San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) Bureau of Streets and Enviromental Services Tree & Landscape Division colleagues worked side by side on Saturday, August 10, 2013 to install dozens of coastal strawberry (foreground of photograph) and other California native plants provided by DPW on the upper third of the site. These collaborative volunteer-driven community-based efforts on the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) are among projects underway to prepare for installation of the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by Hidden Garden Steps artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Detail of newly-installed terracing along the top third of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District): California natives donated by the Nature in the City Green Hairstreak [Butterfly] Corridor project reinstalled by volunteers. More erosion-control and planting in the works before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Detail of newly-installed terracing along the top third of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District): California natives donated by the Nature in the City Green Hairstreak [Butterfly] Corridor project reinstalled by volunteers. More erosion-control and planting in the works before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Looking up the top third of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District): newly-installed terracing as part of erosion-control efforts completed by the San Francisco Department of Public Works; California natives donated by the Nature in the City Green Hairstreak [Butterfly] Corridor project reinstalled by volunteers. More erosion-control and planting in the works before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on August 8, 2013, before neighborhood volunteers and City and County of San Francisco Department of Public Works Bureau of Street Environmental Services Tree & Landscape Division employees worked together to add more succulents and California native plants to the site. Completion of these efforts and addition of retaining walls by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Neighborhood volunteers and City and County of San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) Bureau of Streets and Enviromental Services Tree & Landscape Division colleagues worked side by side on Saturday, August 10, 2013 to install dozens of coastal strawberry (right-hand side of photograph) and other California native plants provided by DPW on the upper third of the site. These collaborative volunteer-driven community-based efforts on the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) are among projects underway to prepare for installation of the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by Hidden Garden Steps artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Detail of newly-installed terracing along the top third of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District): California natives donated by the Nature in the City Green Hairstreak [Butterfly] Corridor project reinstalled by volunteers. More erosion-control and planting in the works before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees begin fixing chips and cracks on the entire Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) July 22, 2013. (Entire section of concrete in lower left-hand corner was finished on the first day.) Completion of these repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees begin fixing chips and cracks on the entire Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) July 22, 2013. (Entire section of concrete in this detail was finished on the first day; viewing platform to be installed in area shown in upper right-hand corner of photo.) Completion of these repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees begin fixing chips and cracks on the entire Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) July 22, 2013. (Affected areas are smoothed and cleaned before repairs are finished.) Completion of these repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees continue adding wood retaining walls to control erosion on the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) July 22, 2013. Completion of the retaining walls and repairs on chipped and cracked concrete on the Steps are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Most recent addition (July 22, 2013) to San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees' efforts to add wood retaining walls to control erosion on the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District). Completion of the retaining walls and repairs on chipped and cracked concrete on the Steps are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees continue to shore up parts of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) to control erosion. Completion of retaining walls/terracing, and repairs on chipped and cracked concrete on the Steps, are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees continue to shore up parts of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) to control erosion. Completion of retaining walls/terracing, and repairs on chipped and cracked concrete on the Steps, are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees continue to shore up parts of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) to control erosion. Completion of retaining walls/terracing, and repairs on chipped and cracked concrete on the Steps, are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees continue fixing chips and cracks on the entire Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) July 23, 2013. (Photograph shows one step was partially reshaped to patch significant chips near the top of the site.) Completion of these repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees continue fixing chips and cracks on the entire Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) July 23, 2013. (Photograph shows how areas on the third flight of stairs from the top of the site are smoothed and cleaned before repairs are finished.) Completion of these repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees continue fixing chips and cracks on the entire Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) July 24, 2013. (Photograph shows area on the third flight of stairs from the top of the site, after repairs were finished.) Concrete surface will eventually be covered by the the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic created by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees continue fixing chips and cracks on the entire Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) July 23, 2013. (Photograph shows how areas on the third flight of stairs from the top of the site are smoothed and cleaned before repairs are finished.) Completion of these repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees continue fixing chips and cracks on the entire Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) July 24, 2013. (Photograph shows area on the third flight of stairs from the top of the site, after repairs were finished.) Concrete surface will eventually be covered by the the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic created by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees continue fixing chips and cracks on the entire Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) July 24, 2013. (Photograph shows patching in progress near the top of the site.) Completion of these repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees continue fixing chips and cracks on the entire Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) July 24, 2013. (Photograph shows patching completed on one section near the top of the site.) Completion of these repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees continue fixing chips and cracks on the entire Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) July 25, 2013. (Photograph shows one major patch completed on top third of the Steps.) Completion of these repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees continue fixing chips and cracks on the entire Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) July 24, 2013. (Photograph shows middle section of Steps with some repairs completed and others beginning.) Completion of these repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees continue fixing chips and cracks on the entire Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) July 24, 2013. (Photograph shows middle section of Steps with repairs in progress.) Completion of these repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees continue fixing chips and cracks on the entire Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) July 24, 2013. (Photograph shows one section in middle of site as prep work for repairs was underway.) Completion of these repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees continue fixing chips and cracks on the entire Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) July 24, 2013. (Photograph shows one section in middle of site as prep work for repairs was underway.) Completion of these repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees continue fixing chips and cracks on the entire Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) July 25, 2013. (Photograph shows one major patch completed on middle section of the Steps.) Completion of these repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees continue fixing chips and cracks on the entire Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) August 7, 2013. (Photograph shows newly-added seam completed on middle section of the Steps.) Completion of these repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees continue fixing chips and cracks on the entire Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) July 25, 2013. (Photograph shows one major patch completed on middle section of the Steps.) Completion of these repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees continue fixing chips and cracks on the entire Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) July 24, 2013. (Photograph shows one section in middle of site as prep work for repairs was underway.) Completion of these repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees continue fixing chips and cracks on the entire Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) July 26, 2013. (Photograph shows one major patch completed on middle section of the Steps.) Completion of these repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees continue fixing chips and cracks on the entire Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) August 6, 2013. (Photograph shows newly-added seam completed on lower third of the Steps.) Completion of these repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees continue fixing chips and cracks on the entire Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) August 6, 2013. (Photograph shows newly-added seam completed on lower third of the Steps.) Completion of these repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees continue fixing chips and cracks on the entire Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) July 25, 2013. (Photograph shows framework for one major patch in progress on lower third of the Steps.) Completion of these repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees continue fixing chips and cracks on the entire Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) July 26, 2013. (Photograph shows one major patch completed on lower third of the Steps.) Completion of these repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees continue fixing chips and cracks on the entire Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) August 1, 2013. (Photograph shows one major patch completed on lower third of the Steps.) Completion of these repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees continue fixing chips and cracks on the entire Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) August 6, 2013. (Photograph shows newly-added seam completed on lower third of the Steps.) Completion of these repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees continue fixing chips and cracks on the entire Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) July 29, 2013. (Photograph shows installation of framing for major patch on lower third of the Steps.) Completion of these repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees continue fixing chips and cracks on the entire Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) July 29, 2013. (Photograph shows initial framework for one major patch in progress on lower third of the Steps.) Completion of these repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees continue fixing chips and cracks on the entire Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) July 24, 2013. (Photograph shows one section near bottom of Steps as prep work begins.) Completion of these repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees continue fixing chips and cracks on the entire Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) July 25, 2013. (Photograph shows initial framework for one major patch in progress on lower third of the Steps.) Completion of these repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees continue fixing chips and cracks on the entire Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) July 25, 2013. (Photograph shows initial framework for one major patch in progress on lower third of the Steps.) Completion of these repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees continue fixing chips and cracks on the entire Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) July 26, 2013. (Photograph shows one major patch completed on lower third of the Steps; repairs on gutters next on agenda.) Completion of these repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees begin removing damaged gutter near the bottom of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on August 2, 1013 as part of overall structural repairs in progress. Completion of these repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees begin jack-hammering out damaged gutter near the bottom of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on August 2, 1013 as part of overall structural repairs in progress. Completion of these repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees finish removing damaged gutter near the bottom of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on August 5, 1013 as part of overall structural repairs in progress. Completion of these repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees being adding forms to replace damaged concrete gutter near the bottom of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on August 7, 1013 as part of overall structural repairs in progress. Completion of these repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees being adding forms to replace damaged concrete gutter near the bottom of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on August 7, 1013 as part of overall structural repairs in progress. Completion of these repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees being adding forms to replace damaged concrete gutter near the bottom of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on August 7, 1013 as part of overall structural repairs in progress. Completion of these repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees being adding forms to replace damaged concrete gutter near the bottom of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on August 7, 1013 as part of overall structural repairs in progress. Completion of these repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees finish adding forms to replace damaged concrete gutter near the bottom of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on August 9, 1013 as part of overall structural repairs in progress. Completion of this final set of repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees poured last of the concrete needed to replace damaged gutters near the bottom of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on August 15, 1013 as part of overall structural repairs in progress. Completion of this final set of repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees begin removing damaged gutter near the bottom of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on August 2, 1013 as part of overall structural repairs in progress. Completion of these repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees finish removing damaged gutter near the bottom of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on August 5, 1013 as part of overall structural repairs in progress. Completion of these repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees being adding forms to replace damaged concrete gutter near the bottom of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on August 7, 1013 as part of overall structural repairs in progress. Completion of these repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees adding forms to replace damaged concrete gutter near the bottom of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on August 9, 1013 as part of overall structural repairs in progress. Completion of these repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees poured last of the concrete needed to replace damaged gutters near the bottom of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on August 15, 1013 as part of overall structural repairs in progress. Completion of this final set of repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees replaced damaged section of sidewalk at the bottom of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on August 15, 1013 as part of overall structural repairs in progress. Completion of this final set of repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees replaced damaged section of sidewalk at the bottom of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on August 15, 1013 as part of overall structural repairs in progress. Completion of this final set of repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees continue fixing chips and cracks on the entire Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) July 24, 2013. (Photograph shows one section near bottom of Steps before repairs began.) Completion of these repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees continue fixing chips and cracks on the entire Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) July 24, 2013. (Photograph shows one section near bottom of Steps before repairs began.) Completion of these repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees continue fixing chips and cracks on the entire Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) July 29, 2013. (Photograph shows major patch completed on lower third of the Steps.) Completion of these repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees continue fixing chips and cracks on the entire Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) August 6, 2013. (Photograph shows newly-added seam completed on lower third of the Steps.) Completion of these repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees continue fixing chips and cracks on the entire Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) July 29, 2013. (Photograph shows lower half of the Steps as major patching continues.) Completion of these repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees continue fixing chips and cracks on the entire Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) July 30, 2013. (Photograph shows lower half of the Steps as major patching continues.) Completion of these repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on August 1, 2013, before volunteers continued cleaning up areas that had long been poorly maintained. Completion of these efforts and addition of retaining walls by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Part of ever-expanding succulent gardens that volunteers are donating, planting, and maintaining on the Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District), after clean-up on August 2, 2013. Planting gardens by those neighborhood volunteers, and completion of retaining walls by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees as part of erosion-control efforts, are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: First bloom (August 6, 2013) on newly-planted Calendrinia in the ever-expanding succulent gardens that volunteers are donating, planting, and maintaining on the Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District). Planting of gardens by those neighborhood volunteers, and completion of retaining walls by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees as part of erosion-control efforts, are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: First bloom (August 6, 2013) on newly-planted Calendrinia in the ever-expanding succulent gardens that volunteers are donating, planting, and maintaining on the Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District). Planting of gardens by those neighborhood volunteers, and completion of retaining walls by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees as part of erosion-control efforts, are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Bottom third of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on August 1, 2013, before volunteers continued cleaning up areas (on left-hand side of photograph) that had long been poorly maintained. Completion of these efforts and addition of retaining walls by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees continue fixing chips and cracks on the entire Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District), and volunteers cleared away substantial amounts of overgrown shrubbery (lower left-hand corner) on August 2, 2013 to prepare for expansion of gardens and create better sight lines on the Steps. Completion of these efforts and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Further trimming of overgrown trees (right-hand side of photo) by volunteers during the latest monthly clean-up (October 12, 2013) continue to reveal views of the neighborhood from the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) and provide more unobstructed views of the Steps themselves along 16th Avenue from Irving and Judah streets. Onsite work also included sweeping the steps and adding new California native plants in anticipation of installation of the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees continue fixing chips and cracks on the entire Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District), and volunteers cleared away substantial amounts of overgrown shrubbery (lower left-hand corner) on August 2, 2013 to prepare for expansion of gardens and create better sight lines on the Steps. Completion of these efforts and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees modifying drainage gutter near the top of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on August 5, 1013 as part of overall structural repairs in progress. Completion of these repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees modifying drainage gutter near the top of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on August 7, 1013 as part of overall structural repairs in progress. Completion of these repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on August 1, 2013, before volunteers continued cleaning up areas that had long been poorly maintained and overgrown. Completion of these efforts and addition of retaining walls by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees continue fixing chips and cracks on the entire Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District), and volunteers cleared away substantial amounts of overgrown shrubbery (right-hand corner) on August 2, 2013 to prepare for expansion of gardens and create better sight lines on the Steps. Completion of these efforts and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) employees continue fixing chips and cracks on the entire Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District), and volunteers cleared away substantial amounts of overgrown shrubbery (lower right-hand corner) on August 2, 2013 to prepare for expansion of gardens and create better sight lines on the Steps. Completion of these efforts and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Ever-expanding succulent gardens that volunteers are donating, planting, and maintaining on the Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District). Planting gardens by those neighborhood volunteers, and completion of retaining walls by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees as part of erosion-control efforts, are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Updated fundraising marker showing the Hidden Garden Steps project (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) very close to its $300,000 fundraising goal--a combination of cash and donated services and materials--as of the end of July 2013. Project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher expect to finish the entire mosaic in their studios by early September 2013; San Francisco Department of Public Works employees are continuing onsite erosion-control and structural repair work; and installation of the mosaic and murals will follow when all other prep work has been completed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Updated fundraising marker showing the Hidden Garden Steps project (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) very close to its $300,000 fundraising goal--a combination of cash and donated services and materials--as of the end of July 2013. Project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher expect to finish the entire mosaic in their studios by early September 2013; San Francisco Department of Public Works employees are continuing onsite erosion-control and structural repair work; and installation of the mosaic and murals will follow when all other prep work has been completed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on August 8, 2013, before neighborhood volunteers and City and County of San Francisco Department of Public Works Bureau of Street Environmental Services Tree & Landscape Division employees worked together to add more succulents and California native plants to the site. Completion of these efforts and addition of retaining walls by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Hidden Garden Steps volunteers (from left: Kristi, Liz, Paul, and Licia) and City and County of San Francisco Department of Public Works colleagues (Tan, Amy, and Jerad) onsite at 16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District on Saturday, August 10, 2013, at beginning of session that added several dozen new succulents and California native plants to the gardens at the top of the hill. Completion of these efforts and addition of retaining walls by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Liz, a Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) volunteer, preparing to remove latest onsite tagging on August 10, 1013 as part of monthly clean-up. Structural repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Wall next to Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) with tagging again removed by project volunteers (August 10, 1013) as part of monthly clean-up. Structural repairs and addition of retaining walls as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on August 7, 2013, before neighborhood volunteers and City and County of San Francisco Department of Public Works Bureau of Street Environmental Services Tree & Landscape Division employees worked together to add more succulents and California native plants to the site. Completion of these efforts and addition of retaining walls by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees as part of erosion-control efforts are among the final major tasks to be completed before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher can be installed. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: View from the top of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District), looking north toward Golden Gate Park after neighborhood volunteers and City and County of San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) Bureau of Streets and Enviromental Services Tree & Landscape Division colleagues worked side by side on Saturday, August 10, 2013 to install rock terracing, additional succulents, and California native plants provided by neighbors and DPW. These collaborative volunteer-driven community-based efforts are among projects underway to prepare for installation of the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by Hidden Garden Steps artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Neighborhood volunteers and City and County of San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) Bureau of Streets and Enviromental Services Tree & Landscape Division colleagues worked side by side on Saturday, August 10, 2013 to install rock terracing, additional succulents, and California native plants provided by neighbors and DPW. These collaborative volunteer-driven community-based efforts on the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) are among projects underway to prepare for installation of the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by Hidden Garden Steps artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Neighborhood volunteers and City and County of San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) Bureau of Streets and Enviromental Services Tree & Landscape Division colleagues worked side by side on Saturday, August 10, 2013 to install additional succulents and California native plants provided by neighbors and DPW. These collaborative volunteer-driven community-based efforts on the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) are among projects underway to prepare for installation of the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by Hidden Garden Steps artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Neighborhood volunteers and City and County of San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) Bureau of Streets and Enviromental Services Tree & Landscape Division colleagues worked side by side on Saturday, August 10, 2013 to install rock terracing, additional succulents, and California native plants provided by neighbors and DPW. These collaborative volunteer-driven community-based efforts on the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) are among projects underway to prepare for installation of the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by Hidden Garden Steps artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Neighborhood volunteers and City and County of San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) Bureau of Streets and Enviromental Services Tree & Landscape Division colleagues worked side by side on Saturday, August 10, 2013 to install rock terracing, additional succulents, and California native plants provided by neighbors and DPW. These collaborative volunteer-driven community-based efforts on the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) are among projects underway to prepare for installation of the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by Hidden Garden Steps artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Recently reinstalled Freemontodendron blooms for first time since being replanted by neighborhood volunteers on the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District); the California native plant had been removed while extensive onsite structural repairs to the Steps by City and County of San Francisco Department of Public Works employees were underway from December 2012 through April 2013. Expansion of the gardens is among projects underway to prepare for installation of the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by Hidden Garden Steps artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Neighborhood volunteers and City and County of San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) Bureau of Streets and Enviromental Services Tree & Landscape Division colleagues worked side by side on Saturday, August 10, 2013 to install rock terracing, additional succulents, and California native plants provided by neighbors and DPW. These collaborative volunteer-driven community-based efforts on the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) are among projects underway to prepare for installation of the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by Hidden Garden Steps artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Neighborhood volunteers and City and County of San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) Bureau of Streets and Enviromental Services Tree & Landscape Division colleagues worked side by side on Saturday, August 10, 2013 to install rock terracing, additional succulents, and California native plants provided by neighbors and DPW. These collaborative volunteer-driven community-based efforts on the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) are among projects underway to prepare for installation of the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by Hidden Garden Steps artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Neighborhood volunteers and City and County of San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) Bureau of Streets and Enviromental Services Tree & Landscape Division colleagues worked side by side on Saturday, August 10, 2013 to install rock terracing, additional succulents, and California native plants provided by neighbors and DPW. These collaborative volunteer-driven community-based efforts on the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) are among projects underway to prepare for installation of the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by Hidden Garden Steps artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: View from the top of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) after neighborhood volunteers and City and County of San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) Bureau of Streets and Enviromental Services Tree & Landscape Division colleagues worked side by side on Saturday, August 10, 2013 to install rock terracing, additional succulents, and California native plants provided by neighbors and DPW. These collaborative volunteer-driven community-based efforts are among projects underway to prepare for installation of the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by Hidden Garden Steps artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: View from the top of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) after neighborhood volunteers and City and County of San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) Bureau of Streets and Enviromental Services Tree & Landscape Division colleagues worked side by side on Saturday, August 10, 2013 to install rock terracing, additional succulents, and California native plants provided by neighbors and DPW. These collaborative volunteer-driven community-based efforts are among projects underway to prepare for installation of the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by Hidden Garden Steps artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Detail showing final area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of erosion-control work before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Erosion-control work by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees is officially underway as of Friday, September 13, 2013 on the final area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Erosion-control work by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees is officially underway as of Friday, September 13, 2013 on the final area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Erosion-control work by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees is officially underway as of Friday, September 13, 2013 on the final area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Detail showing final area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of erosion-control work before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Two of four scrub jays (center of image) visiting the site of newly-started erosion-control work by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees on the final area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. A noticeable increase in the number of scrub jays, hummingbirds, chickadees, bushtits, American goldfinches, and other birds is underway as the gardens are expanding and onsite work continues to create a more appealing habitat for them. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Erosion-control work by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees is officially underway as of Friday, September 13, 2013 on the final area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Erosion-control work by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees is officially underway as of Friday, September 13, 2013 on the final area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Erosion-control work by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees is officially underway as of Friday, September 13, 2013 on the final area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Erosion-control work by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees is officially underway as of Friday, September 13, 2013 on the final area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Erosion-control work by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees is officially underway as of Friday, September 13, 2013 on the final area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Erosion-control work by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees is officially underway as of Friday, September 13, 2013 on the final area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Erosion-control work by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees continued on September 16, 2013 on the final area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Erosion-control work by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees continued on September 16, 2013 on the final area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Some of the Hidden Garden Steps volunteers (from left: Connie, Licia, Wayne, Clint, Sherry, and Liz)  onsite at 16th Avenue, between Kirkham & Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District on Saturday, September 14, 2013 for monthly planting and onsite clean-up in preparation for the installation of the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher. For more information about the Hidden Garden Steps project, please visit http://hiddengardensteps.org and/or follow us on Twitter (@gardensteps), Facebook (Hidden Garden Steps), and Google+.Photo: Spiral pattern (foreground) temporarily installed by project volunteer and Steps garden designer Licia Wells at the top of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) during the latest monthly onsite planting and clean-up event (second Saturday of each month, 1-3 pm). Volunteers are continuing to expand the gardens that include newly-planted succulents, California native plants, and plants that are returning on their own after major erosion-control work was completed by San Francisco Department of Public works employees. Those gardens are part of the project that will include a 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Latest bloom on California poppies that have reseeded themselves at the top of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District). Volunteers continue to expand gardens that include newly-planted succulents, California native plants, and plants that are returning on their own after major erosion-control work was completed by San Francisco Department of Public works employees. Gardens are part of the project that will include a 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Gravel, newly added by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees, brightens a section of the gardens near the top of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Additional gravel added as erosion-control work by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees continues on September 24, 2013 on the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Additional gravel added as erosion-control work by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees continues on September 24, 2013 on the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) before the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: A few of the sonotubes (at top of site) waiting to be hand-installed as part of erosion-control work currently underway by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees in the final area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: A sonotube (near middle of site) hand-installed on September 18, 2013 as part of erosion-control work currently underway by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees in the final area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Erosion-control work by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees continues on September 20, 2013 on the final area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Erosion-control work by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees continues on September 20, 2013 on the final area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Erosion-control work by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees continues on September 20, 2013 on the final area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Erosion-control work by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees continues on September 20, 2013 on the final area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: First rain of season (Saturday, September 21, 2013) provides example of soil flowing downhill into soil-clogged drain and over mural at foot of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District). San Francisco Department of Public Works employees are in the final stages of creating erosion-control barriers on the hill before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: First rain of season (Saturday, September 21, 2013) provides example of soil flowing downhill into soil-clogged drain and over a retaining wall at the foot of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District). San Francisco Department of Public Works employees are in the final stages of creating erosion-control barriers on the hill before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: First rain of season (Saturday, September 21, 2013) provides example of soil flowing downhill into soil-clogged drain, over part of the mural at foot of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District), and onto the sidewalk. San Francisco Department of Public Works employees are in the final stages of creating erosion-control barriers on the hill before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: One day after the first rain of the season (Saturday, September 21, 2013) provided an example of soil flowing downhill into soil-clogged drain, over part of the mural at foot of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District), and onto the sidewalk, an unidentified neighborhood angel had removed the soil and cleaned up the Steps, mural, and sidewalk. San Francisco Department of Public Works employees are in the final stages of creating erosion-control barriers on the hill before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: First rain of season (Saturday, September 21, 2013) provides example of soil flowing downhill and onto sections of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District). San Francisco Department of Public Works employees are in the final stages of creating erosion-control barriers on the hill before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: First rain of season (Saturday, September 21, 2013) provides example of soil flowing downhill into soil-clogged drain, over part of the retaining wall at the foot of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District), and onto the sidewalk. San Francisco Department of Public Works employees are in the final stages of creating erosion-control barriers on the hill before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: First rain of season (Saturday, September 21, 2013) provides example of soil flowing downhill into soil-clogged drain (upper left-hand side of photograph), over part of the retaining wall at the foot of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District), and onto the sidewalk. San Francisco Department of Public Works employees are in the final stages of creating erosion-control barriers on the hill before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: First rain of season (Saturday, September 21, 2013) provides example of soil flowing downhill into soil-clogged drain near bottom of the Steps, over part of the retaining wall at the foot of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District), and onto the sidewalk. San Francisco Department of Public Works employees are in the final stages of creating erosion-control barriers on the hill before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: First rain of season (Saturday, September 21, 2013) provides example of the eroding hillside continuing to slip on the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District). San Francisco Department of Public Works employees are in the final stages of creating erosion-control barriers on the hill before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Photo: After nearly three years of onsite work by volunteers and San Francisco Department of Public Works employees, first sign of an unwelcome problem on the Steps: a freshly-deposited needle, left sometime over the weekend. Vigilance by project volunteers and other members of the neighborhood have generally and fairly consistently provided a safer and more inviting environment on the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) as we prepare for installation of the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: First post installed as erosion-control work by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees continues on September 23, 2013 on the final area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: First posts installed as erosion-control work by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees continues on September 23, 2013 on the final area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: First posts installed as erosion-control work by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees continues on September 23, 2013 on the final area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Additional posts and bracing installed as erosion-control work by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees continues on September 24, 2013 on the final area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: First section of new erosion-control barrier installed by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees on September 26, 2013 on the final area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Erosion-control barrier installed by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees on September 27, 2013 on the final area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Erosion-control barrier installed by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees on September 27, 2013 on the final area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Erosion-control barrier installed by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees on September 27, 2013 on the final area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: First posts installed as erosion-control work by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees continues on September 23, 2013 on the final area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: First section of new erosion-control barrier installed by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees on September 26, 2013 on the final area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Additional posts and bracing installed as erosion-control work by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees continues on September 24, 2013 on the final area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: First section of new erosion-control barrier installed by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees on September 26, 2013 on the final area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Additional posts and bracing installed as erosion-control work by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees continues on September 24, 2013 on the final area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Terraced erosion-control barriers under construction by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees, on October 2, 2013, in the last area of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Sand from hill removed by hand and carried downhill for removal as erosion-control work by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees continues on September 26, 2013 on the final area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Sand from hill removed by hand and carried downhill for removal as erosion-control work by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees continues on September 26, 2013 on the final area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Sand temporarily moved from one side of hill to the other as erosion-control work by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees continues on September 26, 2013 on the final area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Erosion-control work by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees continues on September 25, 2013 on the final area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Erosion-control work by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees continues on September 25, 2013 on the final area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: First section of new erosion-control barrier installed by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees on September 26, 2013 on the final area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: First section of new erosion-control barrier installed by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees on September 26, 2013 on the final area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Marking placement for additional posts as erosion-control work by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees continues on September 26, 2013 on the final area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Newly-installed sonotube embedded deeply into hill as erosion-control work by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees continues on September 26, 2013 on the final area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Newly-installed sonotube embedded deeply into hill as erosion-control work by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees continues on September 26, 2013 on the final area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Erosion-control work by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees continues on September 26, 2013 on the final area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Erosion-control barrier installed by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees on September 27, 2013 on the final area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Erosion-control barrier installed by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees on September 27, 2013 on the final area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Erosion-control barrier installed by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees on September 27, 2013 on the final area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Erosion-control barrier installed by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees on September 27, 2013 on the final area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Erosion-control barrier installed by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees on September 27, 2013 on the final area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Post holes being added to highest of three new terraces under construction as part of erosion-control work by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees on September 30, 2013. This is the final area of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Post holes being added to highest of three new terraces under construction as part of erosion-control work by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees on October 1, 2013. This is the final area of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Erosion-control barrier under construction by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees on October 1, 2013. This is the last area on the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works carpenters Francisco (left) and David (right)  constructing second of three terraced erosion-control barriers, on October 2, 2013, in the last area of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works carpenters David (left) and Francisco (right)  constructing second of three terraced erosion-control barriers, on October 2, 2013, in the last area of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works carpenters Francisco (left) and David (right)   constructing second of three terraced erosion-control barriers, on October 2, 2013, in the last area of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works carpenters David (left) and Francisco (right)  constructing second of three terraced erosion-control barriers, on October 2, 2013, in the last area of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Detail of second of three terraced erosion-control barriers under construction by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees, on October 2, 2013, in the last area of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Detail of second of three terraced erosion-control barriers under construction by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees, on October 2, 2013, in the last area of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Detail of third of three terraced erosion-control barriers under construction by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees, on October 3, 2013, in the last area of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Detail of third of three terraced erosion-control barriers under construction by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees, on October 3, 2013, in the last area of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: All three terraced erosion-control barriers under construction by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees, on October 3, 2013, in the last area of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Detail of middle terrace of three terraced erosion-control barriers under construction by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees, on October 4, 2013, in the last area of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Detail of third (highest) of three terraced erosion-control barriers under construction by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees, on October 4, 2013, in the last area of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Detail of third (highest) of three terraced erosion-control barriers under construction by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees, on October 4, 2013, in the last area of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Detail of third (highest) of three terraced erosion-control barriers under construction by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees, on October 4, 2013, in the last area of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Detail of third (highest) of three terraced erosion-control barriers under construction by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees, on October 4, 2013, in the last area of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works carpenters David (left) and Francisco (right) preparing to cut another section of an erosion-control barrier on October 4, 2013. Installation of the barriers is nearing completion on the final area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works carpenters David (left) and Francisco (right) preparing to cut another section of an erosion-control barrier on October 4, 2013. Installation of the barriers is nearing completion on the final area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works carpenters David (left) and Francisco (right) preparing to cut another section of an erosion-control barrier on October 4, 2013. Installation of the barriers is nearing completion on the final area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works carpenters David (left) and Francisco (right) preparing to cut another section of an erosion-control barrier on October 4, 2013. Installation of the barriers is nearing completion on the final area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works carpenters David (left) and Francisco (right) cutting another section of an erosion-control barrier on October 4, 2013. Installation of the barriers is nearing completion on the final area of Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: PG&E workers, responding quickly to a power outage caused by a fallen eucalyptus tree nearby, extended their repair work to the area next to the oak close to the top of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on October 4, 2013. Trimming the oak to prevent further outages was part of the work completed by mid-afternoon on this site where the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher will be installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Oak before work began: PG&E workers, responding quickly to a power outage caused by a fallen eucalyptus tree nearby, extended their repair work to the area next to the oak close to the top of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on October 4, 2013. Trimming the oak (after this picture was taken) to prevent further outages was part of the work completed by mid-afternoon on this site where the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher will be installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: PG&E workers, responding quickly to a power outage caused by a fallen eucalyptus tree nearby, extended their repair work to the area next to the oak close to the top of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on October 4, 2013. Trimming the oak to prevent further outages was part of the work completed by mid-afternoon on this site where the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher will be installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: PG&E workers, responding quickly to a power outage caused by a fallen eucalyptus tree nearby, extended their repair work to the area next to the oak close to the top of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on October 4, 2013. Trimming the oak to prevent further outages was part of the work completed by mid-afternoon on this site where the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher will be installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: PG&E workers, responding quickly to a power outage caused by a fallen eucalyptus tree nearby, extended their repair work to the area next to the oak close to the top of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on October 4, 2013. Trimming the oak to prevent further outages was part of the work completed by mid-afternoon on this site where the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher will be installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: PG&E workers, responding quickly to a power outage caused by a fallen eucalyptus tree nearby, extended their repair work to the area next to the oak close to the top of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on October 4, 2013. Trimming the oak to prevent further outages was part of the work completed by mid-afternoon on this site where the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher will be installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: PG&E workers, responding quickly to a power outage caused by a fallen eucalyptus tree nearby, extended their repair work to the area next to the oak close to the top of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on October 4, 2013. Trimming the oak to prevent further outages was part of the work completed by mid-afternoon on this site where the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher will be installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: PG&E workers, responding quickly to a power outage caused by a fallen eucalyptus tree nearby, extended their repair work to the area next to the oak close to the top of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on October 4, 2013. Trimming the oak to prevent further outages was part of the work completed by mid-afternoon on this site where the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher will be installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: PG&E workers, responding quickly to a power outage caused by a fallen eucalyptus tree nearby, extended their repair work to the area next to the oak close to the top of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on October 4, 2013. Trimming the oak to prevent further outages was part of the work completed by mid-afternoon on this site where the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher will be installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: PG&E workers, responding quickly to a power outage caused by a fallen eucalyptus tree nearby, extended their repair work to the area next to the oak close to the top of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on October 4, 2013. Trimming the oak to prevent further outages was part of the work completed by mid-afternoon on this site where the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher will be installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Newly-created view of San Francisco's Inner Sunset District and Golden Gate Park after PG&E workers, responding quickly to a power outage caused by a fallen eucalyptus tree nearby, extended their repair work to the area next to the oak close to the top of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on October 4, 2013. Trimming the oak to prevent further outages was part of the work completed by mid-afternoon on this site where the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher will be installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: PG&E workers, responding quickly to a power outage caused by a fallen eucalyptus tree nearby, extended their repair work to the area next to the oak close to the top of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on October 4, 2013. Trimming the oak to prevent further outages was part of the work completed by mid-afternoon on this site where the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher will be installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: PG&E workers, responding quickly to a power outage caused by a fallen eucalyptus tree nearby, extended their repair work to the area next to the oak close to the top of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on October 4, 2013. Trimming the oak to prevent further outages was part of the work completed by mid-afternoon on this site where the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher will be installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Worker placing branches into shredder; the branch was completely gone a second later. PG&E workers, responding quickly to a power outage caused by a fallen eucalyptus tree nearby, extended their repair work to the area next to the oak close to the top of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on October 4, 2013. Trimming the oak to prevent further outages was part of the work completed by mid-afternoon on this site where the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher will be installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Worker placing branches into shredder; the branch was completely gone a second later. PG&E workers, responding quickly to a power outage caused by a fallen eucalyptus tree nearby, extended their repair work to the area next to the oak close to the top of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on October 4, 2013. Trimming the oak to prevent further outages was part of the work completed by mid-afternoon on this site where the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher will be installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Worker placing branches into shredder. PG&E workers, responding quickly to a power outage caused by a fallen eucalyptus tree nearby, extended their repair work to the area next to the oak close to the top of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on October 4, 2013. Trimming the oak to prevent further outages was part of the work completed by mid-afternoon on this site where the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher will be installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Worker placing branches into shredder; the branch was completely gone a second later. PG&E workers, responding quickly to a power outage caused by a fallen eucalyptus tree nearby, extended their repair work to the area next to the oak close to the top of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on October 4, 2013. Trimming the oak to prevent further outages was part of the work completed by mid-afternoon on this site where the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher will be installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Empty shredder one second after worker placed branches into the device. PG&E workers, responding quickly to a power outage caused by a fallen eucalyptus tree nearby, extended their repair work to the area next to the oak close to the top of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on October 4, 2013. Trimming the oak to prevent further outages was part of the work completed by mid-afternoon on this site where the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher will be installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Oak (right-hand side of photograph) before work began: PG&E workers, responding quickly to a power outage caused by a fallen eucalyptus tree nearby, extended their repair work to the area next to the oak close to the top of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on October 4, 2013. Trimming the oak (after this picture was taken) to prevent further outages was part of the work completed by mid-afternoon on this site where the 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher will be installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Jogger taking a break near the top of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) late in the afternoon on October 4, 2013 after PG&E and San Francisco Department of Public Works employees finished a very busy day of onsite erosion-control, tree-trimming, and wire repair work. The 148-step Hidden Garden Steps ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher will be installed on this site when erosion-control work is completed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Detail of garden near top of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on October 4, 2013. The 148-step Hidden Garden Steps ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher will be installed to the left of these plantings. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Detail of garden near top of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on October 4, 2013. The 148-step Hidden Garden Steps ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher will be installed to the left of these plantings. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works carpenters nearing completion of the final terraced erosion-control barriers, on October 8, 2013, in the last area of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works carpenters finished installing the final sections of terraced erosion-control barriers, on October 8, 2013, in the last area of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works carpenters Francisco (left) and David (right) placing final board of terraced erosion-control barriers, on October 8, 2013, in the last area of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works carpenters Francisco (background) and David (foreground) placing final board of terraced erosion-control barriers, on October 8, 2013, in the last area of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works carpenters finished installing the final sections of terraced erosion-control barriers, on October 8, 2013, in the last area of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works carpenters finished installing the final sections of terraced erosion-control barriers, on October 8, 2013, in the last area of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works carpenters finished installing the final sections of terraced erosion-control barriers, on October 8, 2013, in the last area of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works carpenters finished installing the final sections of terraced erosion-control barriers, on October 8, 2013, in the last area of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works carpenters finished installing the final sections of terraced erosion-control barriers, on October 8, 2013, in the last area of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works carpenters finished installing the final sections of terraced erosion-control barriers, on October 8, 2013, in the last area of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works carpenters finished installing the final sections of terraced erosion-control barriers, on October 8, 2013, in the last area of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works carpenters finished installing the final sections of terraced erosion-control barriers, on October 8, 2013, in the last area of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works carpenters finished installing the final sections of terraced erosion-control barriers, on October 8, 2013, in the last area of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works carpenters finished installing the final sections of terraced erosion-control barriers, on October 8, 2013, in the last area of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works carpenters finished installing the final sections of terraced erosion-control barriers, on October 8, 2013, in the last area of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works employees prepare to pump concrete uphill through hose to cement erosion-control barrier posts into place on the final sections of terraced erosion-control barriers on October 10, 2013. The area is the last on the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works employees prepare to pump concrete uphill through hose to cement erosion-control barrier posts into place on the final sections of terraced erosion-control barriers on October 10, 2013. The area is the last on the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works employees (on Steps, in center of photograph) prepare to pump concrete uphill through hose to cement erosion-control barrier posts into place on the final sections of terraced erosion-control barriers on October 10, 2013. The area is the last on the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works employees prepare to pump concrete uphill through hose to cement erosion-control barrier posts into place on the final sections of terraced erosion-control barriers on October 10, 2013. The area is the last on the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works employees prepare to pump concrete uphill through hose to cement erosion-control barrier posts into place on the final sections of terraced erosion-control barriers on October 10, 2013. The area is the last on the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works employees pump concrete through hose into post-holes that are several feet deep to cement erosion-control barrier posts into place on the final sections of terraced erosion-control barriers on October 10, 2013. The area is the last on the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works employees pump concrete through hose into post-holes that are several feet deep to cement erosion-control barrier posts into place on the final sections of terraced erosion-control barriers on October 10, 2013. The area is the last on the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works employee pumps concrete through hose into post-hole that is several feet deep to cement erosion-control barrier posts into place on the final sections of terraced erosion-control barriers on October 10, 2013. The area is the last on the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works employees pump concrete through hose into post-holes that are several feet deep to cement erosion-control barrier posts into place on the final sections of terraced erosion-control barriers on October 10, 2013. The area is the last on the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works employees pump concrete through hose into post-holes that are several feet deep to cement erosion-control barrier posts into place on the final sections of terraced erosion-control barriers on October 10, 2013. The area is the last on the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works employees pump concrete through hose into post-holes that are several feet deep to cement erosion-control barrier posts into place on the final sections of terraced erosion-control barriers on October 10, 2013. The area is the last on the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works employees pump concrete through hose into post-holes that are several feet deep to cement erosion-control barrier posts into place on the final sections of terraced erosion-control barriers on October 10, 2013. The area is the last on the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works employees pump concrete through hose into post-holes that are several feet deep to cement erosion-control barrier posts into place on the final sections of terraced erosion-control barriers on October 10, 2013. The area is the last on the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works employees pump concrete through hose into post-holes that are several feet deep to cement erosion-control barrier posts into place on the final sections of terraced erosion-control barriers on October 10, 2013. The area is the last on the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works employees pump concrete through hose into post-holes that are several feet deep to cement erosion-control barrier posts into place on the final sections of terraced erosion-control barriers on October 10, 2013. The area is the last on the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works employees pump concrete through hose into post-holes that are several feet deep to cement erosion-control barrier posts into place on the final sections of terraced erosion-control barriers on October 10, 2013. The area is the last on the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works employees pump concrete through hose into post-holes that are several feet deep to cement erosion-control barrier posts into place on the final sections of terraced erosion-control barriers on October 10, 2013. The area is the last on the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works employees pump concrete through a hose into post-holes that are several feet deep to cement erosion-control barrier posts into place on the final sections of terraced erosion-control barriers on October 10, 2013. The area is the last on the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Close-up of post-holes after San Francisco Department of Public Works employees pumped concrete uphill through hose on the final sections of terraced erosion-control barriers on October 10, 2013. The area is the last on the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: San Francisco Department of Public Works employees took less than an hour to pump concrete through a hose into more than a dozen post-holes that are several feet deep to cement erosion-control barrier posts into place on the final sections of terraced erosion-control barriers on October 10, 2013. The area is the last on the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Newly-installed erosion-control barriers are clearly visible for the first time after San Francisco Department of Public Works carpenters removed bracing on October 11, 2013. The area is the last on the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Newly-installed erosion-control barriers are clearly visible for the first time after San Francisco Department of Public Works carpenters removed bracing on October 11, 2013. Volunteers further spruced up the area by sweeping the Steps on October 12 in addition to doing additional planting of California native plants and pruning back overgrown trees at the foot of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in anticipation of installation of the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Newly-installed erosion-control barriers are clearly visible for the first time after San Francisco Department of Public Works carpenters removed bracing on October 11, 2013. The area is the last on the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Newly-installed erosion-control barriers are clearly visible for the first time after San Francisco Department of Public Works carpenters removed bracing on October 11, 2013. The area is the last on the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Newly-installed erosion-control barriers are clearly visible for the first time after San Francisco Department of Public Works carpenters removed bracing on October 11, 2013. The area is the last on the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in need of attention before the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is installed. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Further trimming of overgrown trees (right-hand side of photo) by volunteers during the latest monthly clean-up (October 12, 2013) continue to reveal views of the neighborhood from the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) and provide more unobstructed views of the Steps themselves along 16th Avenue from Irving and Judah streets. Onsite work also included sweeping the steps and adding new California native plants in anticipation of installation of the Hidden Garden Steps 148-step ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Additional placements of succulents and native California plants were completed during the latest monthly clean-up of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District), on Saturday, October 12, 2013; lilies, poppies, yarrow, and other plants have been resprouting on their own near the top of the hill since San Francisco Department of Public Works employees finished terracing the area as part of major erosion-control efforts. Installation of the 148-step Hidden Garden Steps ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is scheduled to begin before the end of October 2013. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Additional placements of succulents and native California plants were completed during the latest monthly clean-up of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District), on Saturday, October 12, 2013; lilies, poppies, yarrow, and other plants have been resprouting on their own near the top of the hill since San Francisco Department of Public Works employees finished terracing the area as part of major erosion-control efforts. Installation of the 148-step Hidden Garden Steps ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is scheduled to begin before the end of October 2013. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Ferns are among the plants beginning to resurface on the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) since San Francisco Department of Public Works employees finished terracing the area as part of major erosion-control efforts. Installation of the 148-step Hidden Garden Steps ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is scheduled to begin before the end of October 2013. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Newly-added gravel (foreground of photograph) near the middle of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on October 17, 2013 as part of final erosion-control efforts by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees. Installation of the 148-step Hidden Garden Steps ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is scheduled to begin before the end of October 2013. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Newly-added gravel near the middle of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on October 17, 2013 as part of final erosion-control efforts by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees. Installation of the 148-step Hidden Garden Steps ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is scheduled to begin before the end of October 2013. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Hector, from the San Francisco Department of Public works, manually moving sandy soil back from side of the hill to another on the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on October 18, 2013 as part of final erosion-control efforts by the Department. Installation of the 148-step Hidden Garden Steps ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is scheduled to begin before the end of October 2013. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Hector, from the San Francisco Department of Public works, manually moving sandy soil back from side of the hill to another on the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on October 18, 2013 as part of final erosion-control efforts by the Department. Installation of the 148-step Hidden Garden Steps ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is scheduled to begin before the end of October 2013. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Hector, from the San Francisco Department of Public works, manually moving sandy soil back from side of the hill to another on the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on October 18, 2013 as part of final erosion-control efforts by the Department. Installation of the 148-step Hidden Garden Steps ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is scheduled to begin before the end of October 2013. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Hector, from the San Francisco Department of Public works, manually moving sandy soil back from side of the hill to another on the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on October 18, 2013 as part of final erosion-control efforts by the Department. Installation of the 148-step Hidden Garden Steps ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is scheduled to begin before the end of October 2013. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Hector, from the San Francisco Department of Public works, manually moving sandy soil back from side of the hill to another on the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on October 18, 2013 as part of final erosion-control efforts by the Department. Installation of the 148-step Hidden Garden Steps ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is scheduled to begin before the end of October 2013. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: View from the top of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on October 14, 2013--several days before shrubs on the left-hand side of this photo were trimmed back to further reveal views from and of the Steps. Installation of the 148-step Hidden Garden Steps ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is scheduled to begin before the end of October 2013. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: View from the top of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on October 14, 2013--several days before shrubs on the left-hand side of this photo were trimmed back to further reveal views from and of the Steps. Installation of the 148-step Hidden Garden Steps ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is scheduled to begin before the end of October 2013. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: View from the top of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on October 14, 2013--several days before shrubs on the left-hand side of this photo were trimmed back to further reveal views from and of the Steps. Installation of the 148-step Hidden Garden Steps ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is scheduled to begin before the end of October 2013. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: View from the top of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) after Michael Hemes finished trimming back shrubs on October 22, 2013--two days before installation of the 148-step Hidden Garden Steps ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is scheduled to begin. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Michael Hemes trimming back shrubs near the top of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on October 22, 2013--two days before installation of the 148-step Hidden Garden Steps ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is scheduled to begin. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Michael Hemes trimming back shrubs near the top of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on October 22, 2013--two days before installation of the 148-step Hidden Garden Steps ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is scheduled to begin. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Michael Hemes trimming back shrubs near the top of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on October 22, 2013--two days before installation of the 148-step Hidden Garden Steps ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is scheduled to begin. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: Michael Hemes trimming back shrubs near the top of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on October 22, 2013--two days before installation of the 148-step Hidden Garden Steps ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is scheduled to begin. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: View from the top of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) as Michael Hemes finishes trimming back shrubs on October 22, 2013--two days before installation of the 148-step Hidden Garden Steps ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is scheduled to begin. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: View from the top of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) as Michael Hemes finishes trimming back shrubs on October 22, 2013--two days before installation of the 148-step Hidden Garden Steps ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is scheduled to begin. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: View from the top of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) after Michael Hemes finished trimming back shrubs on October 22, 2013--two days before installation of the 148-step Hidden Garden Steps ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is scheduled to begin. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: View from the top of the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) after Michael Hemes finished trimming back shrubs on October 22, 2013--two days before installation of the 148-step Hidden Garden Steps ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher is scheduled to begin. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org.Photo: A small spiral made from onsite remnants (the painted green shard from a retaining wall that was removed and replaced, pieces of concrete from a flight of steps that was replaced, and other pieces of stone) found on the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) is the latest element of the Steps to attract playful responses from anonymous community members. In addition to this toy photographed on November 3, 2013, other objects placed by passersby have included small plaster busts and even a geo-caching element. Current more-organized onsite efforts are focused on installation of the 148-step Hidden Garden Steps ceramic-tile mosaic designed and created by artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher, with completion of the mosaic scheduled for mid-November 2013. For more information about this volunteer-driven community-based project supported by the San Francisco Parks Alliance, the San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Program, and hundreds of individual donors, please visit our website at http://hiddengardensteps.org. Photographs showing the installation of the mosaic are posted at https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/104017204598614298654/albums/5938536121031791729