We depend on individual donations to survive. Please Donate any amount to help keep this non-profit effort going.

Outside Lands Podcast Episode 396: Forest Knolls

You've probably driven past the Forest Knolls neighborhood many times without even knowing it. Community action led by a now prominent politician, finally opened up the development to people of color.
Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast - Sep 12, 2020

Outside Lands Podcast Episode 396: Forest Knolls Outside Lands Podcast Episode 396: Forest Knolls

(above) Lawton near 8th Ave, circa 1953

View east to Mt. Sutro from 8th Avenue and Lawton. Clear-cutting trees and terracing for development of Forest Knolls.

On the Map (click marker for larger map)
More Podcasts
  • Podcast # 333: Laguna Honda

    The story of the San Francisco lake in the hills. (Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast Jun 29, 2019)
  • Podcast # 82: Gellert Brothers and Sunstream Homes

    Fred and Carl Gellert started the Standard Building Company in 1922, building 'Sunstream' homes in San Francisco's Sunset District, Lakeshore Park, Country Club Acres, and Midtown Terrace before moving down the peninsula to Serramonte. (Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast Aug 2, 2014)
All Podcasts...

The Outside Lands San Francisco podcast is also available as a subscription via iTunes and by RSS feed.

Save SF History