36 Photos - Aug 21, 2013
Photo: View looking toward bottom of Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District), before terracing of right-hand side and removal of branch from California coast live oak

For more information about the Steps, please visit our website (http://hiddengardensteps.org), view links about the project from our Scoopit! site (http://www.scoop.it/t/hidden-garden-steps), or follow our social media presence on Twitter (https://twitter.com/GardenSteps), Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hidden-Garden-Steps/288064457924739) and many others.Photo: View looking toward bottom of Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District), before removal of branch from California coast live oak (upper center section of photo)

For more information about the Steps, please visit our website (http://hiddengardensteps.org), view links about the project from our Scoopit! site (http://www.scoop.it/t/hidden-garden-steps), or follow our social media presence on Twitter (https://twitter.com/GardenSteps), Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hidden-Garden-Steps/288064457924739) and many others.Photo: View looking toward bottom of Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District), before trimming of trees and shrubs began

For more information about the Steps, please visit our website (http://hiddengardensteps.org), view links about the project from our Scoopit! site (http://www.scoop.it/t/hidden-garden-steps), or follow our social media presence on Twitter (https://twitter.com/GardenSteps), Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hidden-Garden-Steps/288064457924739) and many others.Photo: View looking toward bottom of Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District), while terracing of right-hand side was underway--before removal of branch from California coast live oak

For more information about the Steps, please visit our website (http://hiddengardensteps.org), view links about the project from our Scoopit! site (http://www.scoop.it/t/hidden-garden-steps), or follow our social media presence on Twitter (https://twitter.com/GardenSteps), Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hidden-Garden-Steps/288064457924739) and many others.Photo: View looking toward bottom of Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District), before removal of branch from California coast live oak (upper center section of photo)

For more information about the Steps, please visit our website (http://hiddengardensteps.org), view links about the project from our Scoopit! site (http://www.scoop.it/t/hidden-garden-steps), or follow our social media presence on Twitter (https://twitter.com/GardenSteps), Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hidden-Garden-Steps/288064457924739) and many others.Photo: California coast live oak near center of Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District), before removal of one branch

For more information about the Steps, please visit our website (http://hiddengardensteps.org), view links about the project from our Scoopit! site (http://www.scoop.it/t/hidden-garden-steps), or follow our social media presence on Twitter (https://twitter.com/GardenSteps), Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hidden-Garden-Steps/288064457924739) and many others.Photo: California coast live oak near center of Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District), after removal of one branch; structure and beauty of trunk was previously partially obscured

For more information about the Steps, please visit our website (http://hiddengardensteps.org), view links about the project from our Scoopit! site (http://www.scoop.it/t/hidden-garden-steps), or follow our social media presence on Twitter (https://twitter.com/GardenSteps), Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hidden-Garden-Steps/288064457924739) and many others.Photo: California coast live oak near center of Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District), after removal of one branch; structure and beauty of trunk was previously partially obscured

For more information about the Steps, please visit our website (http://hiddengardensteps.org), view links about the project from our Scoopit! site (http://www.scoop.it/t/hidden-garden-steps), or follow our social media presence on Twitter (https://twitter.com/GardenSteps), Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hidden-Garden-Steps/288064457924739) and many others.Photo: Enhanced view looking toward bottom of Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District), after removal of branch from California coast live oak (upper right-hand side of photo)

For more information about the Steps, please visit our website (http://hiddengardensteps.org), view links about the project from our Scoopit! site (http://www.scoop.it/t/hidden-garden-steps), or follow our social media presence on Twitter (https://twitter.com/GardenSteps), Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hidden-Garden-Steps/288064457924739) and many others.Photo: Enhanced view looking toward bottom of Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District), after removal of branch from California coast live oak (upper right-hand side of photo)

For more information about the Steps, please visit our website (http://hiddengardensteps.org), view links about the project from our Scoopit! site (http://www.scoop.it/t/hidden-garden-steps), or follow our social media presence on Twitter (https://twitter.com/GardenSteps), Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hidden-Garden-Steps/288064457924739) and many others.Photo: Enhanced view looking toward bottom of Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District), after removal of branch from California coast live oak (near center of photo)

For more information about the Steps, please visit our website (http://hiddengardensteps.org), view links about the project from our Scoopit! site (http://www.scoop.it/t/hidden-garden-steps), or follow our social media presence on Twitter (https://twitter.com/GardenSteps), Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hidden-Garden-Steps/288064457924739) and many others.Photo: Enhanced view looking toward bottom of Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District), after removal of branch from California coast live oak (near center of photo)

For more information about the Steps, please visit our website (http://hiddengardensteps.org), view links about the project from our Scoopit! site (http://www.scoop.it/t/hidden-garden-steps), or follow our social media presence on Twitter (https://twitter.com/GardenSteps), Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hidden-Garden-Steps/288064457924739) and many others.Photo: Enhanced view near top of Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District), after removal of branch from California coast live oak (left)

For more information about the Steps, please visit our website (http://hiddengardensteps.org), view links about the project from our Scoopit! site (http://www.scoop.it/t/hidden-garden-steps), or follow our social media presence on Twitter (https://twitter.com/GardenSteps), Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hidden-Garden-Steps/288064457924739) and many others.Photo: View near top of Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District), after removal of branch from California coast live oak (left-hand side of photo); structure and beauty of trunk was previously partially obscured

For more information about the Steps, please visit our website (http://hiddengardensteps.org), view links about the project from our Scoopit! site (http://www.scoop.it/t/hidden-garden-steps), or follow our social media presence on Twitter (https://twitter.com/GardenSteps), Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hidden-Garden-Steps/288064457924739) and many others.Photo: Enhanced view near top of Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District), after removal of branch from California coast live oak (left); structure and beauty of trunk was previously partially obscured

For more information about the Steps, please visit our website (http://hiddengardensteps.org), view links about the project from our Scoopit! site (http://www.scoop.it/t/hidden-garden-steps), or follow our social media presence on Twitter (https://twitter.com/GardenSteps), Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hidden-Garden-Steps/288064457924739) and many others.Photo: View of Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) looking from Kirkham Street toward Lawton after view at top was opened up through removal of one branch from a California coast live oak

For more information about the Steps, please visit our website (http://hiddengardensteps.org), view links about the project from our Scoopit! site (http://www.scoop.it/t/hidden-garden-steps), or follow our social media presence on Twitter (https://twitter.com/GardenSteps), Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hidden-Garden-Steps/288064457924739) and many others.Photo: View of Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on August 20, 2013 before major erosion-control work by San Francisco Department of Public Works begins on west side of hill

For more information about the Steps, please visit our website (http://hiddengardensteps.org), view links about the project from our Scoopit! site (http://www.scoop.it/t/hidden-garden-steps), or follow our social media presence on Twitter (https://twitter.com/GardenSteps), Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hidden-Garden-Steps/288064457924739) and many others.Photo: View of Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on September 13, 2013 as major erosion-control work by San Francisco Department of Public Works begins on west side of hill

For more information about the Steps, please visit our website (http://hiddengardensteps.org), view links about the project from our Scoopit! site (http://www.scoop.it/t/hidden-garden-steps), or follow our social media presence on Twitter (https://twitter.com/GardenSteps), Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hidden-Garden-Steps/288064457924739) and many others.Photo: View of Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on September 13, 2013 as major erosion-control work by San Francisco Department of Public Works begins on west side of hill

For more information about the Steps, please visit our website (http://hiddengardensteps.org), view links about the project from our Scoopit! site (http://www.scoop.it/t/hidden-garden-steps), or follow our social media presence on Twitter (https://twitter.com/GardenSteps), Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hidden-Garden-Steps/288064457924739) and many others.Photo: View of Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on September 13, 2013 as major erosion-control work by San Francisco Department of Public Works begins on west side of hill

For more information about the Steps, please visit our website (http://hiddengardensteps.org), view links about the project from our Scoopit! site (http://www.scoop.it/t/hidden-garden-steps), or follow our social media presence on Twitter (https://twitter.com/GardenSteps), Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hidden-Garden-Steps/288064457924739) and many others.Photo: View of Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on September 25, 2013 as major erosion-control work by San Francisco Department of Public Works continues on west side of hill

For more information about the Steps, please visit our website (http://hiddengardensteps.org), view links about the project from our Scoopit! site (http://www.scoop.it/t/hidden-garden-steps), or follow our social media presence on Twitter (https://twitter.com/GardenSteps), Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hidden-Garden-Steps/288064457924739) and many others.Photo: View of Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on September 27, 2013 as major erosion-control work by San Francisco Department of Public Works continues on west side of hill

For more information about the Steps, please visit our website (http://hiddengardensteps.org), view links about the project from our Scoopit! site (http://www.scoop.it/t/hidden-garden-steps), or follow our social media presence on Twitter (https://twitter.com/GardenSteps), Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hidden-Garden-Steps/288064457924739) and many others.Photo: Tools and terracing: work on erosion-control barriers by San Francisco Department of Public Works employees on September 30, 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: San Francisco Department of Public Works employees 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: PG&E workers onsite on October 4, 2013 repairing lines and trimming back California coast live oak that had become entangled in power lines on the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District)

For more information about the Steps, please visit our website (http://hiddengardensteps.org), view links about the project from our Scoopit! site (http://www.scoop.it/t/hidden-garden-steps), or follow our social media presence on Twitter (https://twitter.com/GardenSteps), Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hidden-Garden-Steps/288064457924739) and many others.Photo: View of Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on October 10, 2013 as major erosion-control work by San Francisco Department of Public Works continues on west side of hill

For more information about the Steps, please visit our website (http://hiddengardensteps.org), view links about the project from our Scoopit! site (http://www.scoop.it/t/hidden-garden-steps), or follow our social media presence on Twitter (https://twitter.com/GardenSteps), Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hidden-Garden-Steps/288064457924739) and many others.Photo: View of Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on October 10, 2013 as major erosion-control work by San Francisco Department of Public Works continues on west side of hill

For more information about the Steps, please visit our website (http://hiddengardensteps.org), view links about the project from our Scoopit! site (http://www.scoop.it/t/hidden-garden-steps), or follow our social media presence on Twitter (https://twitter.com/GardenSteps), Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hidden-Garden-Steps/288064457924739) and many others.Photo: Terracing nearly complete on Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on October 11, 2013 as major erosion-control work by San Francisco Department of Public Works continues on west side of hill

For more information about the Steps, please visit our website (http://hiddengardensteps.org), view links about the project from our Scoopit! site (http://www.scoop.it/t/hidden-garden-steps), or follow our social media presence on Twitter (https://twitter.com/GardenSteps), Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hidden-Garden-Steps/288064457924739) and many others.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: Erosion-control terracing along the western side of the Hidden Garden Steps (16th Avenue, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) on November 29, 2013 as installation of the ceramic tile mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher nears completion

For more information about the Steps, please visit our website (http://hiddengardensteps.org), view links about the project from our Scoopit! site (http://www.scoop.it/t/hidden-garden-steps), or follow our social media presence on Twitter (https://twitter.com/GardenSteps), Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hidden-Garden-Steps/288064457924739) and many others.Photo: Additional erosion-control barrier installed on Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in late December 2013 by San Francisco Department of Public Works

For more information about the Steps, please visit our website (http://hiddengardensteps.org), view links about the project from our Scoopit! site (http://www.scoop.it/t/hidden-garden-steps), or follow our social media presence on Twitter (https://twitter.com/GardenSteps), Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hidden-Garden-Steps/288064457924739) and many others.Photo: Additional erosion-control barrier installed on Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, in San Francisco's Inner Sunset District) in late December 2013 by San Francisco Department of Public Works

For more information about the Steps, please visit our website (http://hiddengardensteps.org), view links about the project from our Scoopit! site (http://www.scoop.it/t/hidden-garden-steps), or follow our social media presence on Twitter (https://twitter.com/GardenSteps), Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hidden-Garden-Steps/288064457924739) and many others.Photo: Additional erosion-control terracing by San Francisco Department of Public Works underway on the Hidden Garden Steps site (16th Avenue, between Kirkham and Lawton streets) a month after installation of the ceramic-tiled mosaic by project artists Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher was completed by KZ Tile

For more information about the Steps, please visit our website (http://hiddengardensteps.org), view links about the project from our Scoopit! site (http://www.scoop.it/t/hidden-garden-steps), or follow our social media presence on Twitter (https://twitter.com/GardenSteps), Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hidden-Garden-Steps/288064457924739) and many others.