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January 15, 2020
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Downstairs Program Room
800 Alma St.
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Tile sign, reading "Hidden Garden Steps"
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Stairway Walks in San Francisco

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Mary Burk extols the joys of urban exploring, as she shares the beautiful hidden corners where you might encounter scenic vistas or see exotic wild birds.

Hundreds of public stairways traverse San Francisco’s 42 hills, exposing scenic vistas and linking colorful, diverse neighborhoods.

Mary Burk, co-author of Stairway Walks in San Francisco: The Joy of Urban Exploring, will share some of the city's well-known and clandestine corridors where you may encounter enchanting tidbits of architecture, history, pop culture, and horticulture.

About Mary Burk
Mary Burk has been walking around San Francisco since the 1980s, and met co-author Adah Bakalinsky at a book event held at the San Francisco Public Library. Since then, Mary has happily extolled the wonders of San Francisco's gems, which Adah’s walks unearth, and she’s also enjoyed taking many new walks with Adah in the process. Their walking book shares free things to do in each walk, along with historical notes and detailed maps.