Phil Ginsburg isn’t a big fan of statues.

“Statues reflect a society’s values at a fixed moment in time for eternity,” he said on a recent walk among the 19th century heroes and empty plinths in Golden Gate Park’s Music Concourse. “Whereas parks, like cities, like societies, are constantly changing and evolving.”

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Benjamin Schneider is the Examiner's housing, transportation and infrastructure reporter.