My view from my bed will be so empty without seeing The Stick framed so perfectly through the house on the left and the tree on the right. Sad.
Originally posted on CBS San Francisco:
SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – After more than half a century of sports, music and civic history – San Francisco’s legendary Candlestick Park is nearing the end.
Plans call for the 52-year old stadium to be imploded after next year’s football season.
In its place, developers plan to build a new shopping mall and condos as the 49ers move south to their new stadium in Santa Clara for the 2014 season.
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San Francisco’s Recreation and Park Department will waste no time in bringing the 60s-era relic down soon after the clock runs out on the last game of the 2013. season.
“No one wants a vacant stadium,” said Rec and Parks director Phil Ginsburg. “Candlestick has outlived its useful life.”
Although it was built for the San Francisco Giants, it was home to some of the most memorable 49er moments as well after the stadium was…
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