X1891Apr26-ChronSunnysideRead a three-minute history of this neighborhood in San Francisco, California.  View most recent posts here. Or click on the links below to explore.

Popular subjects:

The Sunnyside Conservatory, a local landmark
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The Ingleside Jail, a neighbor for many decades 
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Sunnyside’s lost creek, part of the Islais watershed
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The Sunnyside Powerhouse, a disappeared landmark
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The Balboa Reservoir, never filled, but full of history
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Areas to explore:

Land and nature in Sunnyside
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Streets of Sunnyside
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People and families in Sunnyside
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Sunnyside School
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Transit in Sunnyside
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Houses of Sunnyside
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Shops of Sunnyside
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Maps of Sunnyside
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Histories of Sunnyside
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Some Glen Park History
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Photo credits (top to bottom): Advertisement, SF Chronicle, 26 Apr 1891; Conservatory,  portion of panorama of Sunnyside, Western Neighborhoods Project; Ingleside Jail guard, OpenSFHistory.org; Powerhouse, OpenSFHistory.org; Balboa Reservoir, San Francisco History Center, San Francisco Public Library; farmland, OpenSFHistory.org; street signs, Amy O’Hair; man with horse, courtesy the family of Sephaniah Williams; Sunnyside School, Western Neighborhoods Project; bus, Western Neighborhoods Project; house, SF Chronicle 11 Feb 1906; Sunnyside coalyard, courtesy the family of Sephaniah Williams; map, DavidRumsey.com; woman with streetcar, courtesy SFMTA sfmta.photoshelter.com/; film still, McCabe and Mrs Miller, 1970.