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Image for Oldest - catholic Church in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties - Dublin, CAview gallery

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SuperlativesOldest - catholic Church in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties - Dublin, CA

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The oldest church in two Californian counties.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/23/2013

last visited: never

Image for LAST - Lightship in California - Oakland, CAview gallery

NWNW18.7 km

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SuperlativesLAST - Lightship in California - Oakland, CA

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The Coast Guard Lightship WLV 605 – Relief is the last remaining lightship in California.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ucdvicky

location: California

date approved: 1/17/2008

last visited: 9/30/2015

Image for OLDEST - Commercial Building in Walnut Creek - Walnut Creek, CA.view gallery

NN24.9 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Commercial Building in Walnut Creek - Walnut Creek, CA.

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A plaque marking the oldest commercial building in the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 9/22/2016

last visited: never

Image for MOST -- Expensive Bridge - San Francisco, CAview gallery

NWNW25.6 km

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SuperlativesMOST -- Expensive Bridge - San Francisco, CA

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The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is the world's most expensive.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/7/2016

last visited: 6/7/2016

Image for OLDEST - Railroad station in California  -- Menlo Park, California view gallery

SS25.6 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Railroad station in California -- Menlo Park, California

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Attractive Victorian depot serving San Francisco and San Jose passengers

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hotshoe

location: California

date approved: 11/28/2008

last visited: 1/4/2015

Image for OLDEST - house in Atherton -- Atherton, California view gallery

SS25.9 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - house in Atherton -- Atherton, California

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Gothic Victorian gem built in 1866

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hotshoe

location: California

date approved: 11/28/2008

last visited: never

Image for Tallest - Building in San Francisco - San Francisco, CAview gallery

NWNW26.9 km

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SuperlativesTallest - Building in San Francisco - San Francisco, CA

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Salesforce Tower, formerly known as the Transbay Tower, is a 1,070-foot (326 m) office skyscraper under construction located at 415 Mission Street in downtown San Francisco.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: California

date approved: 7/5/2017

last visited: never

Image for Oldest - Surviving Monument in San Francisco - San Francisco, CAview gallery

NWNW27.2 km

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SuperlativesOldest - Surviving Monument in San Francisco - San Francisco, CA

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Lotta's Fountain is a historical fountain located at the intersection of Market, Geary and Kearny Streets in downtown San Francisco.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: California

date approved: 7/4/2017

last visited: 11/4/2017

Image for Oldest -  Chinatown in North America - San Francisco, CAview gallery

NWNW27.5 km

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SuperlativesOldest - Chinatown in North America - San Francisco, CA

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The Chinatown centered on Grant Avenue and Stockton Street in San Francisco, is the oldest Chinatown in North America and the largest Chinese enclave outside Asia. It is one of the top tourist attractions in San Francisco.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: California

date approved: 7/9/2017

last visited: 11/4/2017

Image for TALLEST Pyramid in the World - Transamerica Pyramid - San Francisco, CAview gallery

NWNW27.5 km

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SuperlativesTALLEST Pyramid in the World - Transamerica Pyramid - San Francisco, CA

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The former headquarters of Transamerica Corporation is the World's tallest pyramid at 853 feet/260 m.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member shadow101

location: California

date approved: 7/13/2010

last visited: 4/9/2016

Image for Oldest - Surviving Structure in San Francisco, CAview gallery

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SuperlativesOldest - Surviving Structure in San Francisco, CA

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Mission San Francisco de Asís, or Mission Dolores, is the oldest surviving structure in San Francisco. This chapel is located at 320 Dolores Street in San Francisco, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: California

date approved: 7/12/2017

last visited: never

Image for MOST -- Crooked Road - San Francisco, CAview gallery

NWNW29.1 km

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SuperlativesMOST -- Crooked Road - San Francisco, CA

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Perhaps the most famous street in America?

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/5/2016

last visited: 11/10/2018

Image for Oldest - Orthodox Parish in the Contiguous United States - San Franciscoview gallery

NWNW29.3 km

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SuperlativesOldest - Orthodox Parish in the Contiguous United States - San Francisco

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Holy Trinity Cathedral is located at 1520 Green St & Van Ness in San Francisco, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: California

date approved: 7/9/2017

last visited: never

Image for LARGEST - Mechanical Calculator  -  Mountain View, CAview gallery

SS29.8 km

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Mechanical Calculator - Mountain View, CA

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The Babbage Difference Engine at the Computer History Museum in Mt. View, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member michael3900

location: California

date approved: 9/26/2008

last visited: 1/26/2015

Image for LARGEST - Urban Park in the World - Golden Gate NRAview gallery

NWNW30.1 km

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Urban Park in the World - Golden Gate NRA

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The Golden Gate National Recreation Area, situated on both sides of the Golden Gate, is the largest urban park in the world, and the most popular in the U.S. National Park system.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 9/14/2012

last visited: 8/19/2011

Image for LARGEST - tidal wetlands restoration project - Alviso, California view gallery

SESE30.4 km

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SuperlativesLARGEST - tidal wetlands restoration project - Alviso, California

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Largest acreage of former industrial salt ponds being restored to natural wildlife habitat

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hotshoe

location: California

date approved: 11/9/2008

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST -Building still standing - San Francisco, CAview gallery

NWNW31.9 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST -Building still standing - San Francisco, CA

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The oldest building at the Presidio.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 2/24/2018

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST - Adobe in San Francisco - San Francisco, CAview gallery

NWNW32 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Adobe in San Francisco - San Francisco, CA

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The oldest adobe in San Francisco is located in the Presidio.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/6/2017

last visited: never

Image for LONGEST -- Suspension Bridge West of the Mississippi - San Fransisco, CAview gallery

NWNW34.3 km

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SuperlativesLONGEST -- Suspension Bridge West of the Mississippi - San Fransisco, CA

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The Golden Gate Bridge is currently the second longest suspension bridge in the country. The Verrazano–Narrows Bridge in New York City is longer.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/2/2016

last visited: 3/23/2019

Image for WESTERNMOST -- Lincoln Highway Marker - San Francisco, CAview gallery

WW34.9 km

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SuperlativesWESTERNMOST -- Lincoln Highway Marker - San Francisco, CA

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This Lincoln Highway Marker marks the official end of the route to the west.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/1/2016

last visited: 6/1/2016

Image for OLDEST - House Still Standing - Half Moon Bay, CAview gallery

SWSW35.9 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - House Still Standing - Half Moon Bay, CA

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This house in downtown is the oldest still standing house in the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/1/2013

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST - Passenger depot still in use in California - Santa Clara, CAview gallery

SESE40.1 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Passenger depot still in use in California - Santa Clara, CA

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The Santa Clara Caltrain depot is the oldest passenger depot still in use in California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 10/26/2009

last visited: 11/4/2014

Image for OLDEST - Structure at Baldwin estate - Cupertino, CAview gallery

SS40.6 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Structure at Baldwin estate - Cupertino, CA

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The former winery structure is the oldest. It's now on the campus of De Anza College.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 5/2/2012

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST -Quaker Meeting House in California - San Jose, CAview gallery

SESE41.5 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST -Quaker Meeting House in California - San Jose, CA

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The house was built in 1885. In 1958 it was relocated to its current location.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ucdvicky

location: California

date approved: 2/25/2008

last visited: 5/21/2008

Image for OLDEST - High school in Santa Clara County - San Jose, CAview gallery

SESE43 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - High school in Santa Clara County - San Jose, CA

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San Jose High School is the oldest school in the county and 2nd in California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 12/19/2013

last visited: never

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