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Christmas Lights and Decorations in San Francisco, California

Have a very Merry Christmas everyone!
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A San Francisco cable car on California Street decorated with Christmas lights.

Tonight after work I walked around San Francisco taking pictures of Christmas decorations.

A San Francisco cable car on California Street in front of the Hyatt Regency Hotel.


Decorations inside of the Hyatt Regency Hotel at the Embarcadeo waterfront.


A train model decorates the lower part of the medal sculpture in the Hyatt Regency hotel lobby.



Additional Christmas decorations in a different part of the Hyatt Regency lobby.
A Christmas tree in the lobby of the Hyatt Regency.
The pictures ENLARGE if you click on them. Christmas decorations in front of a building on California Street. This is one of the streets the cable cars operate on.



A Christmas tree in the lobby of the California American Automobile Association on Van Ness Avenue.

Christmas trees in the windows of Davies Symphony Hall.

A Christmas tree in front of San Francisco City Hall.

San Francisco City Hall with the official city Christmas tree. When Catherine and I were married, we obtained our marrage license here in City Hall.
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A model of Coit Tower in the window of a building on Market Street.

Catherine getting ready to have dinner with me.

Photos from the restaurant where Catherine and I had dinner. It looks empty now, but was packed full by the time we finished dinner.

Inside the same restaurant.


The personal railroad car of Warren Bechtel, founder of Bechtel Corporation. This railroad car was named WaaTeeKaa by Warren's wife Laura. The car is now a museum downtown San Francisco at 50 Beale Street.



Grace Cathedral Episcopal Church in San Francisco.

Fountain in a park across the street from Grace Cathedral Episcopal Church.


The Fairmont San Francisco, a luxury hotel in the Nob Hill district of San Francisco, California.
A Christmas tree in the lobby of the Fairmont San Francisco.

Entrance to the Mark Hopkins Hotel on the peak of Nob hill.

View of downtown San Francisco from the entrance of the Mark Hopkins Hotel. In the background you can see the Transamerica Pyramid Building. They have a light at the top for Christmas.

Lobby of the Mark Hopkins Hotel.
Christmas tree in front of an apartment building on California Street.

Front of Macy's at Union Square San Francisco.

The Christmas tree at Union Square.

The Christmas tree in Union Square with the Westin St. Francis in the background.


The Neiman Marcus department store at Union Square.

The windows of Macy's department store this year feature live dogs and cats that are up for adoption by the humane society. There is a puppy in this window.

In this window is a kitten.


Another Macy's Christmas window.


The front of the Westfield San Francisco Centre, a shopping mall in San Francisco at Market Street near Powell Street. Catherine and I often have dinner here.


Inside the Westfield San Francisco Centre.




Christmas decorations outside a building on Mission Street near the main bus station.


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4 Comments:

Anonymous Merry said...

Beautiful..... I love shopping malls at San Francisco.

February 17, 2008 10:01 PM  
Blogger Live Eyes said...

X' Mas in New York City 2008

http://newyork-visit.com/xmas-in-new-york-2008.html

December 16, 2008 6:57 PM  
Anonymous Christmas Hampers said...

I am glad to see Christmas Lights and Decorations in San Francisco, California. Celebrations are going on for Christmas. Nice blog.

November 28, 2009 1:09 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thank you for sharing such beautiful photos with us. Merry Christmas everyone!

December 18, 2009 3:42 PM  

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