Structures / Mount Davidson Cross
The Mount Davidson Cross is a 103-foot tall structure constructed of reinforced concrete located on Mount Davidson, the highest natural point in San Francisco.
The cross was the world’s tallest at the time of its construction (it is ranked 15th tallest today).
- San Francisco Landmark (1998)
- President Roosevelt in Washington, D.C pressed a gold telegraph that lit twelve floodlights located in the surrounding trees illuminating the cross before a crowd estimated at over 50,000.
- The cross was featured in the 1971 film Dirty Harry starring Clint Eastwood.