Caution! San Francisco

In San Francisco and the Bay Area,it’s just something that is fun and useful.
Try strolling around with attaching the Google Maps and the Street View.Let’s do it!
Kyoko actually visited and covered this story on-the-spot.

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Cool Signs in San Francisco and the Bay Area (5)

29.Speed Bump

216 East Guenther Street, San Antonio, TX 78204

It shows that there is the speed bump in the road. Cars can’t go over the bump without decelerating and naturally end up slowing down. It is to stop reckless cars from going through the quiet residential area.


9800 Airport Boulevard, San Antonio, TX 78216

Stop and look both ways as this is a busy road. One is likely to find such a sign in a kindergarten. The signs are at the crosswalks on the street through the San Antonio airport in Texas. You might almost forget to look both ways at the street by looking at the sign.

31.Nihongo sign

1707 Buchanan Street, San Francisco, CA 94115

Along with the word in English, a picture of origami, hiragana, and its reading are displayed like Japanese playing cards. These signs stand in the square in San Francisco Japantown. When you see them each time you pass through the square, you will naturally remember the Japanese words.

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32.Share the Love

2456 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94720

The original sign says: let’s share this “road” with bicycles. Someone changed “road” to “love”. If everybody walking around here shares their love with everyone else, this world will become a happier place.

33.Tile Sign

1430 Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94133

From Coit Tower standing on the hill overlooking the San Francisco Bay and the city, when you walk down staircases towards the east, you will find the stylish sign made of tiles. Going down the steps following the sign leads you to a space with crafted tile figurines surrounded by tall trees.

34.Old Ship Saloon

298 Pacific Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94111

A ship is hanging on a sail supporting a pole sticking out on the corner of Pacific Avenue and Battery Street. It’s the sign of the Old Ship Saloon with history dating back to 1851. When you come nearby, you will hardly miss it.

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35.$1 Bill

1202 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94109

A sandwich shop has the sign on the eaves. The sign content indicates that the shop was previously a mini mart. President Washington printed in $1 bill along with his quote "I can’t tell a lie." tells you that you will be able to buy a variety of items with just one dollar. As it is an interesting sign, the owner seems to keep it as is.

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