You can appreciate the Breon Gate the next time you're waiting for the light on 19th Avenue and Lincoln. But what is its origin? Who built it and when?
- Nov 1, 2019
pictured:Lincoln Way & 19th Ave., 1946
View west to MSRy SFMR #169 7-Line eastbound in intersection. Breon Gate at rightwas a gift from San Francisco philanthropist Christine Breon, wife of Paul Breon, Sr, a local produce merchant. The gate was designed and constructed by John D. McGilvray, a Scottish granite businessman who moved to San Francisco in 1893. The gate was dedicated in August 1923.
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