Ok, well maybe it's stretch to apply the term 'urban' to a mission..but urbanity is relative, right ? What might pass for urban in Northern California in 1823 ? And anyway, Urban Homestead seems like a catchy title for a post.
And how about the fruits on this Prickly Pear ..talk about sustainable !
Mission San Francisco de Solano is in the town of Sonoma, adjacent to the square. These photos were taken in January.