Lost San Francisco
Lost San Francisco

Lost San Francisco

  • Publish Date: 2011-11-23
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Dennis Evanovsky;Eric J. Kos
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Looks at how a city used to runthe old transport systems, former city halls, stores, theaters and cinemas, gas stations and car showrooms, restaurants, and people on the sidewalk
Aspects of lost San Francisco that are examined here include the Victorian Alcatraz, Cliff House Hotel before it burned down, the early Embarcadero, the devastation of the 1906 earthquake, horse-drawn streetcars, the grandeur of the Sutro Bathsboth outside and in, the 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition buildings, the changes made to combat a possible Japanese invasion duringWorld War II,and some of the key hippie stores on Haight-Ashbury before the area became more upscale.

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