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Richmond Cheese Lovers
Some would argue that 22nd and Geary was once the Richmond District's heart of Mexican Cuisine.
SF West History Minute - Mar 23, 2010
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House of Stone
In 1927, this house was the most popular destination in Forest Hill.
(SF West History Minute Feb 10, 2010)
70 Years of Sunset Butchery
The Bowcock family opened their first butcher shop on 20th Avenue in 1908.
(SF West History Minute Sep 15, 2010)
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)
Opening the Golden Gate
The Golden Gate Bridge opened in May 1937
(SF West History Minute May 9, 2012)
Elk Glen Lake
Golden Gate Park's Elk Glen Lake is elkless now.
(SF West History Minute Jan 10, 2013)
Walking the Lakeside Neighborhood
An Icelandic enclave near Stonestown
(SF West History Minute Apr 16, 2010)
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