GPNHP at Glen Park Festival on Sunday

This Sunday 28 April, Glen Park Neighborhoods History Project will have a table at the Glen Park Festival, 10am-4pm We’ll have lots to look at, including the photo boards from the City Model project and a raffle. Share your stories, ask questions, or just stop by to say hello.

Glen Park Neighborhoods History Project booth at Glen Park Festival, a quiet moment before the people arrived. Sharon Nadeau, Evelyn Rose, and Amy O’Hair, advisory council members.
GPNHP booth at Glen Park Festival, 2017.

Ocean Ave near Balboa Park: 1909 and Today

Move slider to compare photographs. Looking east. Fire station at Ocean and San Jose built 1906 (now gone) visible in center. United Railroads car shops on right, now Muni yard. Southern Pacific railroad tracks in foreground (horizontal) now I-280 freeway (below bridge).  View larger here. Look at other comparison photographs here.

Monterey at Acadia: 1923 and Today

Move slider to compare photographs. View larger here. Look at other comparisons photographs here. The 1923 image definitively answers the question that many have asked: Was there ever a time when the house at 90 Monterey Boulevard did not have scaffolding?