Crissy Field is a wonderful destination in San Francisco. Here are some little-known facts about this iconic SF spot.

Crissy Field was originally a military airfield. In 1919 planes used it for the first transcontinental air race

Crissy Field appears in many Hollywood movies including "The Pursuit of Happyness" and "Doctor Dolittle."

It's considered a model for urban renewal. The historic buildings were transformed into a modern travel destination.

Crissy Field hosts an array of public art installations. You'll often see art on display when you visit.

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