Walk: Presidio Wall Pickleball
Distance: 3.5 miles, 1 hour pickleball, small yoga
|Entrance to Swedenborgian Church Compound (with plaque) on Lyon Street, San Francisco
|Swedenborgian Church wall facing Washington Street, San Francisco
This church represents a unique collaboration of leading archtects and artisans , who together created one of the earliest expressions of the Arts and Crafts Movement of the West Coast.
But it doesn't mention the truly wonderous fact that the church was built and has been in continuous operation since 1895. In other words, it survived the Great Earthquake and Fire of 1906.
Many have never gone through the wrought iron gates to experience the restful walled garden:
Or the beautifully finished sanctuary of the wooden interior looking nearly identical to the day of its first service:
|Recent candlelit evening service
|Maybe Emanuel Swedenborg eying Ciwt's hair