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Life Saving Station
Built in 1878, a building used by the Life Saving Service was moved in 1923 from Golden Gate Park to the Richmond District.
SF West History Minute - Nov 17, 2009
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More History Minutes
In 1941, builder Ray Galli broke the Sunset District mold with his tiny single-story homes.
(SF West History Minute Nov 9, 2009)
Reusing one the the Sunset's great buildings
(SF West History Minute Jun 11, 2009)
The Larkins Building
The Larkins Building on the NW corner of Arguello and Geary boulevards has in interesting and mostly unknown history.
(SF West History Minute Jan 19, 2010)
New Shack Identified
Recent renovations yield a historic dicovery in the Castro... another 1906 Earthquake refugee cottage.
(SF West History Minute Jul 31, 2009)
The story behind the mysterious tunnels through Point Lobos.
(SF West History Minute Mar 1, 2013)
Bill Alvarado remembers Happy Herb's at the WNP Picnic/BBQ, October 3, 2010.
(SF West History Minute Nov 29, 2010)
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