The Sidewalk Monoliths of Battery Street: Why Are They Here, What Do They Want?

I’m thinking this could have something to do with our maritime history, but I don’t know.

400 Battery at Sansome:

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Courage.

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2 Responses to “The Sidewalk Monoliths of Battery Street: Why Are They Here, What Do They Want?”

  1. peter says:

    if you’re too lazy to cross the street and read the plaque on 350 california then you shouldn’t post this.

  2. sfcitizen says:

    All right, it’s on my list of things to check out.

    I thought the original shoreline was on Monty in this area…

    “One block east at 350 California is a plaque explaining the original shoreline. The inside frame and walrus heads carved from Sierra granite are from the Alaska Commercial Building and were completed in 1908.