Download e-book for kindle: San Francisco's Potrero Hill (Images of America) by Peter Linenthal,Abigail Johnston,Potrero Hill Archives

By Peter Linenthal,Abigail Johnston,Potrero Hill Archives Project

within the early 1800s, it used to be known as the Potrero Nuevo, or "new pasture." Gold-rush squatters
soon positioned the squeeze on undertaking Dolores's grazing livestock, and whilst the fog lifted, Potrero Hill turned the 1st business region in San Francisco, with iron-smelting crops, butcheries, and shipbuilding dominating the waterfront in the course of the overdue nineteenth century. The Hill has been domestic to immigrants from Scotland, eire, China, Russia, Mexico, and from in all places in among. nowadays, some of the factories and warehouses were switched over into housing and places of work for techies. And for the checklist, the crookedest highway in San Francisco isn't really Lombard--it's Vermont, among twentieth and 22nd.

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