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Coit Tower

Telegraph Hill, S.F.



 
 

The Tower On the Hill
Coit Tower, as seen looking east from my window
See the Incredible Shrinking Coit Tower View!

The tower was built as a tribute to Lillie Hitchcock Coit, who was a great admirer of
San Francisco's firefigthters.  There has been talk regarding the tower's resemblence to a firehose nozzle,
but it is probably nothing more than talk.



 History of Lillie Coit and Telegraph Hill

Speaking of Hitchcock, a famous scene in Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo took place at Fort Point...
Mel Brooks' hilarious High Anxiety also made good use of that location.


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