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Hearts in Union Square

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Location: Union Square at Powell Street and Geary in San Francisco
Union Square San Francisco

Hearts in Union Square

© Ingrid Taylar

Hearts in San Francisco began in 2004 as a fund raiser for the San Francisco General Hospital Foundation. Like the famous painted cows, the painted hearts -- created from uniform molds and painted by individual artists -- decorate the city in areas like Union Square, until they are auctioned off at a benefit for the charity. New hearts are unveiled each year.

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