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Outside Lands Podcast Episode 355: Francisco Heights
Francisco Heights was a 1930s public housing project that never was. Imagine 11 buildings for 2500 residents near present-day USF.
Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast - Dec 7, 2019
(above) Odd Fellows Cemetery, Dec 26, 1933
View north to men grading Odd Fellows Cemetery. WPA workers moving earth while converting Odd Fellows Cemetery into Rossi Playground. Columbarium in center distance. Roosevelt Junior High (now Middle) School at far left.
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San Francisco's Columbarium, built in 1898 in the Odd Fellows Cemetery, still stands and is still in business in the Richmond District. Tens of thousands of cremated remains in a grand domed building with room for more. (Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast May 31, 2014)
Today on WNP cemetery talk, we explore the history of the Masonic Cemetery on Lone Mountain, the disinterment in the 30s, and the encroachment by the University of San Francisco. (Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast Nov 29, 2019)