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Outside Lands Podcast Episode 351: Breon Gate

You can appreciate the Breon Gate the next time you're waiting for the light on 19th Avenue and Lincoln. But what is its origin? Who built it and when?
Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast - Nov 1, 2019

Outside Lands Podcast Episode 351: Breon Gate Outside Lands Podcast Episode 351: Breon Gate

(above) Lincoln Way & 19th Ave, 1946

View west to MSRy SFMR #169 7-Line eastbound in intersection. Breon Gate at rightwas a gift from San Francisco philanthropist Christine Breon, wife of Paul Breon, Sr, a local produce merchant. The gate was designed and constructed by John D. McGilvray, a Scottish granite businessman who moved to San Francisco in 1893. The gate was dedicated in August 1923.
Joe Chapman

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