Created and Sold by Michael Manwaring

Michael Manwaring

Historic and Interpretive Signage Project

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Historian Nancy Leigh Olmstead and artist Michael Manwaring collaborated in 1996 on this interpretive signage program that covers 2.5 miles of San Francisco's Embarcadero waterfront.

The series features 22 13-foot-high metal, black-and-white-striped pylons and multiple bronze plaques that are imprinted with photographs, stories, poetry and drawings explaining the waterfront’s historical significance.

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