Access San Francisco 11e (Access Guides)

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9780060791407: Access San Francisco 11e (Access Guides)

A must–have! The 11th Edition of Access San Francisco is fully revised, updated, and now with more new sidebars and features.

With Access San Francisco, your visit will be an easy, enjoyable experience – Fisherman's Wharf, the Golden Gate Bridge and the winding roads that make this the most charming city in America are at your fingertips. San Francisco has been divided and organized into neighborhoods, so you know where you are and where you're headed. Unique color–coded and numbered entries detail each of the neighborhood's hotels, restaurants, attractions, shopping sights, parks and outdoor spaces. Large, easy–to–read maps show where each of these numbered listings are located – ensuring that you will instantly find what you must not miss. Access is your indispensable walk–around guide to San Francisco. Our writers live in and love the city, and they will lead you by the hand down the winding streets of each neighborhood, sharing with you the unforgettable sights, pointing out the little–known haunts, and revealing to you the splendor and magic that San Francisco has to offer.

o Access fans and other travelers who depend on one single guidebook to provide them with comprehensive and practical advice on their chosen destination.

o o Although Access is a favourite of business and sophisticated travelers, it is also widely used by people who live in the destination cities themselves, and it is particularly attractive to tourists as it guides them around the streets of the city, allowing them intimate access to it. o Neighborhood break–down system makes this the only guide that is able to lead travelers down the streets for a comprehensive tour. Especially useful for visitors who want the sights and sounds, and are also looking for that undiscovered gem, or who have just enough time to cover one of several choice locations within the city.o Access guides are the personal pick of locals, who applaud our inclusion of independent and local stores within their communities, and who often recommend us to their friends and newcomers to the city. Access guides are written and researched by professional travel writers who live and work in the city, and who are able to share content that a visiting writer on assignment can never hope to offer.

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About the Author:

With the publication of his first book in 1962 at the age of 26, Richard Saul Wurman began the singular passion of his life: that of making information understandable. A holder of both M. Arch. & B. Arch. degrees from the University of Pennsylvania, he has been awarded several grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, a Guggenheim Fellowship, two Graham Fellowships & two Chandler Fellowships. In 1991, Richard Saul Wurman received the Kevin Lynch Award from MIT for his creation of the ACCESS travel guides. In 1994, he was named a Fellow of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland & awarded a Doctorate of Fine Arts by the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA. In 1995, he received an Honorary Doctor of Letters from Art Center College of Design & was Chairman of Graphic Design & Product/Industrial Design of the1995 Presidential Design Awards.

Richard Saul Wurman continues to be a regular consultant to major corporations in matters relating to the design & understanding of information. He is married to novelist Gloria Nagy, has 4 children & lives in Newport, Rhode Island.

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