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San Francisco's Glen Park and Diamond Heights (Images of America: San Francisco)
Hemmed in by steep hills, Glen Park is defined by its quintessentially San Franciscan topography. Only 120 years ago this area, as well as neighboring Diamond Heights, was part of the "Outside Lands," so isolated that only farmers would settle here. Life revolved around Islais Creek, which ran through the canyon and provided water for the dairies. Then, in 1892, a German i ...more
Paperback, 127 pages
Published July 23rd 2007 by Arcadia Publishing
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I am quite interested in historical San Francisco, so it was neat reading this book about the early days of the neighborhood in which I have been living for the past 4.5 years (Glen Park). Too bad there are no photos of our house in here. Recommended.