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  • Podcast Episode 408: Uncle John McLaren

    Incredulously, after 400+ podcasts, we are only now devoting one to John McLaren, the Superintendent of San Francisco parks - for life. The pod looks at McLaren's lasting legacy throughout the City and beyond.
  • Podcast Episode 407: Sears Store at Masonic

    The massive Sears store at the top of Geary was THE place to shop in the Richmond. The Amazon.com of its day, Sears, Roebuck and Co. started as a mail order catalog and later became the country's dominant department store. But alas, all good things must come to an end.
  • Podcast Episode 406: Intrigue at the Museum

    George Barron was the curator of the de Young Museum who at times, had flashes of P.T. Barnam. Special guest Judi Leff joins the pod to regale us with stories of the colorful curator.
  • Podcast Episode 405: French Hospital

    French Hospital has a misty past with its origins in the early 1850s. Its current location on Geary Street dates back to the turn of the previous century and continues to serve the community today.
  • Podcast Episode 404: USS San Francisco Memorial

    The USS San Francisco had a relatively brief, but storied history in the US Navy. In honor of Veterans Day, the Pod recounts the naval cruiser's role in World War II and its many connections to the City from construction to decommissioning.

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Western Neighborhoods Project is a proud partner with San Francisco Recreation and Parks and San Francisco Parks Alliance in the Golden Gate Park 150th Anniversary Celebration throughout 2020.

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