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Outside Lands Podcast Episode 390: Zakheim Murals at UCSF
The New-Deal era, Bernard Zakheim murals at UC San Francisco are in imminent danger of being destroyed.
Portraying the history of medicine, ten frescoes are displayed in UC Hall, which will soon be demolished as plans for a new hospital and research center on the site take shape. This week's pod discusses the artists and how you can comment in favor of the murals' preservation.
- Aug 1, 2020
pictured:UC San Francisco, 1990s
A series of WPA murals (commissioned 1938) on the history of medicine in California by Bernard Zakheim (muralist), Koi Anderson (plasterer), Phyllis Wrightson (assistant). They are in Toland Hall (UC Hall), 533 Parnassus Avenue.[UCSF murals]
Nineteenth Avenue began its transformation from a residential street into six lane highway in the 1930s. Learn about the driving forces behind the expansion. (Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast Oct 19, 2019)