Events

Book Presentation June 18 at 7PM

You are invited to my ALL NEW slideshow presentation at the Parkside Branch Library on Tuesday, June 18th (1200 Taraval St. at 22nd Ave.) Learn about the unique history of the City Beautiful Movement-inspired neighborhoods on the slopes of San Francisco’s highest hill: Mt. Davidson, as well as, the story of the unique City park and monument at it’s peak featured in San Francisco’s West of Twin Peaks.

West Side Whimsy Walk – Sept. 1st 10 AM

Labor Day weekend, I am pleased to be leading this walk for the Berkeley Path Wanderers Association. From Art Deco landmarks to storybook cottages and Spanish castles, see how architect Harold G. Stoner waved his magic wand throughout West of Twin Peaks and beyond. Meet at the Portico at the SE corner of Junipero Serra and Sloat, San Francisco, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012, at 10 AM for this two-hour walk. The walk is open to non-members. More information at Berkeley Path Wanderers.

Architecture and Personality – June 21st

I am pleased to be presenting Bay Area Beauty: The Artistry of Harold G. Stoner, Architect to the American Institute of Architects, San Mateo County Chapter, on Thursday, June 21st, at 7PM. Join us at Otter Books, 86 East 3rd Avenue, in San Mateo. The event is free, but rsvp to aiasmc@sbcglobal.net or by calling 650-348-5133 is requested: AIA San Mateo County Chapter.

Palo Alto Stanford Heritage Event – May 20th

As part of recognizing National Preservation Month, I will be giving a lecture about architect Harold G. Stoner’s unique creations in San Francisco and on the Peninsula for Palo Alto Stanford Heritage this Sunday, May 20, 2012 at 1PM. From Art Deco landmarks to storybook cottages and Spanish castles, see how Stoner waved his magic wand throughout West of Twin Peaks and beyond. Join us at the Woman’s Club of Palo Alto, 475 Homer Avenue: Palo Alto Stanford Heritage.

West Side Whimsy Walks – May 2012

This month, I am once again offering free San Francisco City Guide walks of architect Harold G. Stoner’s unique creations in the Balboa Terrace, St. Francis Wood, and Lakeside neighborhoods: Sunday, May 6, and Saturday, May 19, 2012 at 1PM. From Art Deco landmarks to storybook cottages and Spanish castles, see how Stoner waved his magic wand throughout West of Twin Peaks and beyond. Meet at the Balboa Terrace steps adjacent to 141 Junipero Serra Blvd for this two-hour walk: San Francisco City Guides.

Monthly Mt. Davidson Hike Resumes

Beginning the second Saturday in May at 10AM, I will once again be offering a free monthly guided tour of Mt. Davidson. Learn about the inspired history of the unique forest planted by Adolph Sutro on this 1.5 hour stroll to top of San Francisco’s highest hill and the gigantic cross dedicated by President Franklin Roosevelt in 1934 : San Francisco City Guides.

Mt. Davidson Walk February 25th – 10AM

You are invited to a special walking tour of Mt. Davidson to discuss the impact on Mt. Davidson Park of the City’s Natural Areas Program. Joining me will be Rupa Bose, to share her research about eucalyptus tree facts and fiction. Meet at the 36 bus stop shelter on Myra Way at Sherwood Avenue for the 1.5-hour walk. See a preview : Help Us Save Our Trees on Mt. Davidson.

West Side Whimsy Walk – Oct. 22 and 29

Join me on this free San Francisco City Guide walk of architect Harold G. Stoner’s unique creations in the Balboa Terrace, St. Francis Wood, and Lakeside neighborhoods on Saturday, October 22 and 29, 2011 at 10 a.m. From Art Deco landmarks to storybook cottages and Spanish castles, see how Stoner waved his magic wand throughout West of Twin Peaks and beyond. Meet at the Balboa Terrace steps adjacent to 141 Junipero Serra Blvd for this two-hour walk: San Francisco City Guides.

Merced Arts & Culture Salon – Sept. 21st


The new monthly Merced Arts and Culture Salon begins on Weds. Sept. 21st at 7PM with a presentation by author Jacquie Proctor about her book Bay Area Beauty: The Artistry of Harold G. Stoner, Architect. Hear the story of the creative Englishman who designed many of the beautiful homes surrounding the recently remodeled Merced Branch Library – 155 Winton Dr. @19th Ave. – across from Stonestown Shopping Center.

Presentation about Architect H.G. Stoner June 28th

You are invited to my slideshow presentation at the San Francisco History Association meeting on Tuesday, June 28th, 7:30 PM at St. Philip’s Church, 725 Diamond St. Hear the surprising story of this artistic Englishman – one of San Francisco’s most creative architects – featured in Bay Area Beauty: The Artistry of Harold G. Stoner, Architect.