San Francisco, California: Cayuga Park Folk Art - Demetrio Braceros

Starting in 1986, gardener Demetrio Braceros carved over 375 figurines, statues, and totems in a small city park.

Cayuga Park

Address:
Cayuga Ave, San Francisco, CA
Directions:
Located at the end of Cayuga Ave. at Naglee Ave.
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Cayuga Park Folk Art

Demetrio Braceros worked as a gardener at the park for 20 years, creating over 375 figurines, statues, and totems carved out of wood. It is a magical world, with paths into the garden, each containing carvings to be discovered.

Braceros came to the park in 1986 with a mission to change the area, a small park tucked near a freeway and BART, and asked himself how he could help. The park has become a beloved place, with the art, a playground, and neighborhood visitors.

[Mulvaney, 08/01/2015]

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