St. Andrew's by the Sea church, whose second floor was made of North Beach and Mission line horsecars, served the streetcar community of Carville. The Protestant Episcopal church shows up in city directories at 1338 47th Avenue from 1908 through 1911.
Originally called the Vista del Mar, it was constructed in the 1890s and rented out as a beachside retreat by a Mrs. Patriarch.
Learn more about the building and Carville in Woody LaBounty's book, Carville-by-the-Sea: San Francisco's Streetcar Suburb.
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