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 Haight Ashbury
Haight Ashbury became a popular destination for rebellious teens starting around 1964 when they bussed out to California with little more than the clothes on their backs and pipe dreams of peace and free love in their hearts.
To many it was alarming, bewildering, and inexplicable, but Haight Ashbury became a major appeal to this misunderstood youth.
Ending in 1967 with the Summer of Love, the Haight Ashbury era was short-lived, but had long-lasting effects.
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 Haight-Ashbury - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Haight-Ashbury is a district of San Francisco, California, named after the intersection of Haight Street and Ashbury Street, commonly known as The Haight or, in recent years, The Upper Haight.
The corner of Haight and Ashbury in 2001
The district is famous for its role as an epicenter of the 1960s hippie movement, a post-runner and closely associated offshoot of the Beat generation who swarmed San Francisco's "in" North Beach neighborhood 2-8 years before the "Summer of Love".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Haight-Ashbury   (568 words)

 Old 21 - Neighborhood - Haight Ashbury
The houses in the Haight were often constructed by a small number of developers and contractors who would buy up to a block of land, subdivide it into multiple lots and build identical houses.
The Haight’s role as a weekend daytrip destination continued to govern the neighborhood’s economy until the early twentieth century when developers started looking into the possibility of subdividing the area with more single-family homes.
These residences were often large, and geared towards the city’s wealthier population - sometimes referred to as San Francisco& “petit-bourgeoisie.” The Chutes were dismantled around 1900 and after the lake was drained Belvedere Street was extended past Waller to Haight and the land continued to be developed.
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 Haight Street San Francisco
But the Haight is not for the faint of art, as you are sure to be aggressively encouraged to contribute to the charity of others throughout your "trip".
The Haight is popular for teenage runaways and "squat" apartments of 5-10 teens or gen-x true slackers living in a small apartment.
The Haight is surrounded by greenery (Buena Vista Park, Panhandle, GGP), has loads of good, cheap restaurants and coffee shops, is right next to "upscale" Cole Valley (have you been to Eos yet???), and you can still get high quality smoke at all hours of the night and day (though prices remain high...
www.sftravel.com /haight.html   (855 words)

 Haight Ashbury Free Clinics, Inc.
During the social revolution of the 1960s, the Haight Street Free Clinic was established to help the thousands of young people on the street in the Haight Ashbury district whose lives were affected by drug and alcohol abuse, mental and physical problems.
The mission of the Haight Ashbury Free Clinics, Inc. [HAFCI] is to increase access to health care for all and improve the health and well-being of our clients.
More than 65,000 individuals and their loved ones depend on the Clinics every year to provide free, high-quality, demystified and comprehensive health care that is culturally sensitive, nonjudgmental and accessible to all in need.
www.hafci.org   (312 words)

 Orange Sunshine Psychedelic Webradio Haight-Ashbury
Haight Ashbury today is a tourist mecca with shops and boutiques that appeal to those who make the cultural pilgrimage.
I still love to visit Haight Ashbury and walk around and revisit the sites where a culture was born.
This was Haight Ashbury's coming out party announcing the Counter Culture to the world.
meltingpot.fortunecity.com /canada/252/Summer_of_Love.htm   (1448 words)

 HAIGHT ASHBURY: The Spare Change Tour!

By: Mike Marino

The corner of Haight and Ashbury is symbolic of not only a particular summer but of a changing of the guard...an elevated social questioning and inner search.
The Spare Change Sixties gave birth to a flower power Garden of Urban Eden in San Francisco's Haight Ashbury District.
The Haight is a repository of rockin' 60's landmarks but it can also boast that it is the gateway to one of America's most spectacular urban green areas and also one of the Bay Area's more awe inspiring views.
www.angelfire.com /mi2/sfroad/page1004.html   (2432 words)

 Page One - Topics - Haight Ashbury
The variety of people one encounters in Haight-Ashbury forces the guest to reevaluate his or her opinion of society and the ways in which rebellious individualists are shoved aside by our non-permissive social castes.
The idealism of yesteryear ­ peace, love, tolerance ­ is conspicuously absent in today’s world, but enchanted places such as the corner of Haight and Ashbury provide a convenient and much-needed portal to the past.
Even today, Haight is filled with non-conforming "freaks" who have not been given a niche in our ultra-rigid social structure.
www.pageoneonline.net /main/archive/Jun11th01/0611haight.htm   (535 words)

 Haight Ashbury Music Center
Haight Ashbury Music Center has a knowledgeable staff of professionals who are dedicated to finding out what you want and need - no high pressure, just facts and advice.
Haight Ashbury Music is a proud member of the Norcal Music Coalition, a group of local, privately owned music retailers teaming up to provide you with the best products at the best prices.
Haight Ashbury Music is internationally known for our commitment to quality instruments at a fair price.
www.haight-ashbury-music.com   (238 words)

 Haight Ashbury 67 - Grateful Dead - Rock - T-shirts - Liquid Blue
Haight Ashbury may not have seen the birth of the Hippie Movement, but it certainly was the epicenter, embodying the heart, mind and spirit of all things hippie.
This Haight Ashbury T-shirt features a university style crest set against a solid blue palette.
Haight Ashbury 67 - Grateful Dead - Rock - T-shirts - Liquid Blue
liquidblue.com /index.cfm/fuseaction/tshirts.detail/cat/rock/subcat/grateful_dead/CODE/61332/haight_ashbury_67.html   (168 words)

 Haight Street Shopping District - SFBayShop - Berkeley - Best San Francisco Shopping Districts - Shopping Info for 2,000+ Stores
Haight Ashbury was the epicenter of the hippy culture and it could be said, still is. Locals in that time included the Grateful Dead at 710 Ashbury, Janis Joplin at 122 Lyon Street and Jefferson Airplane at 2400 Fulton.
Mom's Body Shop, located in San Francisco's Haight Ashbury, is a professional, sterile, and comfortable environment for body adornment.
Mixed in between those shops of the '60s up and down Haight, high-end vintage clothing stores and a number or exclusive boutiques and many hip restaurants have sprung up all with their own flavor and color.
www.haightshop.com   (236 words)

 Rockument History - Haight-Ashbury in the 1960s
Right before the Haight district succumbed to overpopulation, rip-offs, heroin and speed epidemics, and rapists, the original pioneers of the lifestyle bade the Haight-Ashbury a sort of farewell party, the Acid Test Graduation, sponsored by the Pranksters and presided over by Ken Kesey.
What was fermenting in the Haight Ashbury was a powerful brew that would ultimately stop a war.
The efforts of the pioneers in the Haight-Ashbury to create an enlightened community took about two years, from 1964-66, to reach the flashpoint, and during those years the music reached an artistic high point.
www.rockument.com /haimg.html   (1292 words)

 Going Places - San Francisco - Highlights
In the 1800s, San Franciscans came to the area around Haight and Ashbury streets to escape downtown's noise and bustle.
Newcomers to the area have helped revitalize the stately, ornately-painted Queen Anne Victorians that are the Haight's architectural hallmark.
But beware: the famed Red Victorian Hotel at 1665 Haight Street, built in 1904, is an impostor: the "Red Vic" is actually an Edwardian-style building.
www.pbs.org /wnet/goingplaces2/san_francisco/hilite8.html   (157 words)

 A trip down memory lane to the Haight - Ashbury
Most of these photographs were taken on Haight Street or in the Golden Gate Park in 1968 and 1969 at the height of the hippie "invasion".
A guy smoking pot on Haight St. Even then the "Rayban effect" was cool.
Beads and the Communist Red Star were "de rigeur" for the gatherings in Golden Gate Park.
www.inge.net /galleries/haight/page01.shtml   (269 words)

 HAIGHT District / Ashbury, San Francisco, CA
Haight Ashbury used to be the hippy heighborhood.
HAIGHT District / Ashbury: Haunted Haight Walking Tour
HAIGHT District / Ashbury: The 60's Live in Haight-Ashbury District
www.virtualtourist.com /travel/North_America/United_States_of_America/California/San_Francisco-755471/Things_To_Do-San_Francisco-HAIGHT_District_Ashbury-BR-1.html   (1392 words)

 San Francisco Neighborhoods: Haight
Corner of Haight & Ashbury: Back in the mid-1960s, this was perhaps the most famous intersection in the world, a place where young people came to from all over the world in search of love and peace.
Ashbury Tobacco Center: Aside from the expected lighters, cigars, and myriad pipes, the tobacco center also hawks chess sets, mushroom lamps, and an assortment of souvenirs.
The Haight has a nice just-rolled-out-of-bed vibe during the day -- perfect for lazing around in cafés and bookstores -- but you'll have to navigate through plenty of panhandlers and tourists.
www.sfgate.com /traveler/guide/sf/neighborhoods/haight.shtml   (8478 words)

 haight ashbury: san francisco plus haight ashbury san francisco help
Corner of Haight and Ashbury: Back in the mid-1960s, this was perhaps the most famous intersection in.
Ashbury Haight T-Shirts Haight Ashbury is an icon of the sixties and today.
Haight Ashbury San Francisco and haight ashbury San Francisco Neighborhoods: Haight
www.haight-ashbury.com   (346 words)

The Haight-Ashbury neighborhood of San Francisco is the home of the flower children, and where I lived for a decade.
The sixties didn't actually happen until 1969 and the early seventies, but other than that, your impressions of the Haight are correct.
During my decade in the Haight I lived on Waller Street.
www.geektimes.com /michael/travel/usa/ca/sanFrancisco/haightAshbury   (156 words)

 HANC Header
The Haight Ashbury Neighborhood Council (HANC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the resolution and voicing of issues involving San Francisco's Haight - Ashbury neighborhood.
HANC has been serving the Haight Ashbury community for over 40 years.
www.hanc-sf.org   (111 words)

 eBay - haight ashbury, hippies, Music Memorabilia items on eBay.com
VW Volkswagen 1/18 Haight and Ashbury Physcodelic Beetle 
HAIGHT ASHBURY 60 's PC CD ROM Janis Joplin J Airplane 
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 St. James Encyclopedia of Pop Culture: Haight-Ashbury
By 1971 Haight Street was once again a depressed commercial district with a couple of struggling mom-and-pop enterprises which predated the hippies.
In the space of a little under five years, the Haight traced an arc from a quaint if somewhat dilapidated working-class neighborhood to the Mecca of the psychedelic counterculture and back again.
Young people did arrive for the summer&; but they were not the beautiful people the Haight habitués anticipated.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_g1epc/is_tov/ai_2419100552   (1038 words)

 AOL CityGuide: - San Francisco - Haight-Ashbury - Attraction
A Haight Street mainstay is the Red Vic Movie House, a cooperative that shows offbeat films while moviegoers sit on padded benches and eat yeast- covered popcorn from eco-sensitive non-disposable bowls.
The Haight continues to be a popular destination for those tracking the Summer of Love.
But the Haight is a neighborhood in flux.
cityguide.aol.com /sanfrancisco/see/venue.adp?vid=32637&type=overview   (511 words)

 VIA Online Haight-Ashbury
In the middle of the Haight Street action, the Red Victorian is a funky guest house where proprietor and earth mother Sami Sunchild encourages interguest mingling at communal breakfasts.
Shoes are practically an art form in the Haight, and some stores are so protective of their unique designs that they forbid photographs.
Or for a true Haight experience, don those 1940s duds you picked up during the day and head to the stylish Club Deluxe.
www.viamagazine.com /weekenders/haight99.asp   (1286 words)

 The Straight on The Haight
The "Straight on the Haight" by Reg E. Williams is the true story of the people who renovated a vaudeville movie theater in the middle of the Haight Ashbury during the Psychedelic 60's.
He has an enormous collection of memorabilia from his Haight Ashbury days, which he used to reconstruct a computer-based calendar to provide a historical portrait of the times.
The highlights from the original Manuscript "The Straight on the Haight" cover the background that led to the establishment of the Straight Theater.
www.thestraight.com   (429 words)

 Booksmith - About our store
We are located 1 1/2 blocks from the corner of Haight and Ashbury and 2 1/2 blocks from the Stanyan Street entrance to Golden Gate Park.
The Booksmith is located at 1644 Haight Street in San Francisco's historic Haight Ashbury neighborhood.
Continue on Haight Street about three blocks and we are on the left side of the street (the North Side).
www.booksmith.com /about.html   (1704 words)

 Haight Ashbury Street Fair Poster Contest
We will handle your artwork as carefully as possible; however, neither the Haight Ashbury Street Fair nor any of its members can be held responsible for loss or damage of any artwork.
The winner will receive a $500.00 cash prize from the Haight Ashbury Street Fair, a $100.00 gift certificate for art supplies from Mendel's Art Supply, and 20 poster reproductions.
The winner and ten (10) semi-finalists will be chosen from a panel of judges appointed by the Haight Ashbury Street Fair Committee.
www.mendels.com /contest.html   (287 words)

 Haight Ashbury Music Center
Go about a mile, and we will be on the right side between Ashbury and Clayton Streets.
Take Hayes to Octavia, turn left, go a few blocks and then turn right on Haight Street.
From 101 take the Sunnyvale/Mathilda exit then take a right on W.Washington and we are across from the Town Center Mall.
www.haight-ashbury-music.com /01_map.html   (114 words)

 HoustonChronicle.com - Haight-Ashbury's long-gone heyday still lures tourists
RETAIL REALITIES: The intersection of Haight and Ashbury streets is now the location of a Ben and Jerry's and a Gap store.
There's a Gap on the corner of Haight and Ashbury now, she cautioned.
They came to the Haight because the rent was cheap.
www.chron.com /cs/CDA/ssistory.mpl/travel/3354518   (1538 words)

 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on Haight Ashbury at Epinions.com
Without Ashbury, Haight is not as desirable a sign to have.
My guess is that with both Haight and Ashbury sings up, they would both be continually stolen.
We were on vacation in San Francisco and decided to take a day trip to Haight Ashbury.
www.epinions.com /trvl-review-1CDD-497D419-3A0846DC-prod4   (855 words)

 Rock Medicine, Haight Ashbury Free Clinics
This Program of the Haight Ashbury Free Clinics is set up to treat attendees at large gatherings such as concerts, public, commercial and private events, sports events.
the Haight Ashbury Free Clinics may be able to help you with your Medical and Substance Abuse needs.
At Sunday's concert, a group of some 40 volunteers -- doctors, nurses and physician assistants, most of them from the Sacramento area -- were on hand in a small space tucked next to the amphitheater's security office to care for myriad minor cuts and scrapes, sprains, fractures and a mysterious-sounding malady known as "crowd syndrome."
www.rockmed.org   (663 words)

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