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Sagamore Street - March 8, 1926

Sagamore Street - 1926

The main interesection of old Ocean View, where once a civic fountain stood, is shown here in 1926 as plans to build Alemany Boulevard are documented. "Blue Ribbon" ice cream, Pellegrini's Bayview Bazaar, a meat market, and a couple of barber shops are in the scene.

In 2003, Sagamore is much widened and a main thoroughfare for those leaving Highway 280 headed for San Francisco State, 19th Avenue, and Lake Merced.

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Image: "10203: 3-8-1926. Proposed Alemany Blvd. Sagamore St. West from Sickles Ave." Originally Department of Public Works? Courtesy of Greg Gaar.

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