Photo by Molly Oleson.
Part of North Beach seen from Lombard Street. Photo by Molly Oleson.
More shelter-in-place feet in the window. Photo by Molly Oleson.
A woman throws her hands up at the North Beach Food Mart. Photo by Molly Oleson.
A single word from a wordy window. Photo by Molly Oleson.
A place to relax outside of La Rocca’s Corner. Photo by Molly Oleson.
A masked honey bear with popcorn, next to a pay phone at Cobb’s Comedy Club. Photo by Molly Oleson.
A note from the comedians. Photo by Molly Oleson.
Street artist fnnch left a pair of lips in North Beach. Photo by Molly Oleson.
A man stretches on a roof as workers clean the vacant building below. Photo by Molly Oleson.
North Beach’s Da Flora left a note for customers. Photo by Molly Oleson.
A man working at Saints Peter and Paul Church checks his phone at the entrance. Photo by Molly Oleson.
Empty chairs and stools at Piazza Pellegrini on Columbus Avenue. Photo by Molly Oleson.
A woman waits in line next to a social distancing sign outside of Tony’s Pizza Napoletana. Photo by Molly Oleson.
Two men cross the street near Washington Square Park. Photo by Molly Oleson.
Someone left a handwritten message on the front of a shuttered record store. Photo by Molly Oleson.
More street art on boards covering North Beach Restaurant. Photo by Molly Oleson.
But who’s counting? Photo by Molly Oleson.
Street artist fnnch strikes again with a hand-sanitizer bear by Washington Square Park. Photo by Molly Oleson.
A woman retreats to a balcony on the side of a North Beach building. Photo by Molly Oleson.
Social distancing reminders in front of Wells Fargo. Photo by Molly Oleson.
Bimbo’s 365 Club left a note for passersby on the marquee. Photo by Molly Oleson.
A man stops to look at the books in a City Lights Booksellers & Publishers window. A note across the top of the store read, “Thank you for all of the love and support!!!” Photo by Molly Oleson.
Ray Broch takes a break outside of The Saloon, where he’s doing some cleaning and painting while the bar is closed. Photo by Molly Oleson.
Someone has imagined what the celebratory drink will look like at the end of shelter-in-place. Photo by Molly Oleson.

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Molly Oleson

Molly is a multimedia journalist, editor, photographer and illustrator. She has contributed to dozens of publications, and most recently, served as Editor of the Pacific Sun. To view more of her work,...

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