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Outside Lands Podcast Episode 274: Ocean Terrace
John Martini tells us of the vanished strip of saloons, taffy stands, and shooting galleries across from Sutro Heights, including the legendary presence of "Baby" Schmidt.
Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast - May 5, 2018
(above) 48th & Point Lobos, 1910
View north on 48th Ave. toward Ocean View Terrace. [Richmond Blocks No. 20. Standing in the center of the S1/2 of the block 228, looking north, showing junction of Cliff and 48th Avenues, with the improvements on the west side of the railroad right of way.] 488th Ave Depot, Oscar Olsen's saloon in the Sutro Heights Casino building, and SFFD firehouse at right.
Sutro Heights, a San Francisco park high above the Pacific Ocean, was the personal estate of Adolph Sutro - a land of fake Greek statues, fake rocks, and maybe the real remains of Sutro himself. (Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast Jan 23, 2015)
Dr. Emma Sutro Merritt was Adolf Sutro's eldest child. Accomplished in her own right, she left a lasting legacy in San Francisco to this day. WNP's Chelsea Sellin joins the live podcast as we continue this year's celebration of Women on the West Side. (Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast Aug 15, 2020)