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Outside Lands Podcast Episode 49: San Francisco's First Motel

San Francisco's first motel, the Ocean Park Motel, opened in 1937 in western San Francisco and it's still doing great business. Plus, we share fun facts about other west side inns and motels.
Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast - Dec 13, 2013

Outside Lands Podcast Episode 49: San Francisco's First Motel Outside Lands Podcast Episode 49: San Francisco's First Motel

(above) 46th Ave & Wawona, Jul 1995

Ocean Park Motel, owner Marc Duffett standing in front of the illuminated neon sign 'Ocean Park Motel / Kitchens Hut Tub No Vacancy.'

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