OpenSFHistory

15 Jan 2021

This Stretch of Freeway Was Actually Given a “Most Beautiful Bridge” Award

There is a beautiful bridge in San Francisco. No, not that one, although it is popular. The orange color is distinctive and the higher toll gives it an aura of exclusivity. I’m talking about the beauty at the corner of Brannan Street and 13th Street/Division. The winner of the 1953

Ernst Schoen-Rene 1
22 Oct 2019

Hundreds of 1850’s-1900’s Photos Surfaced of San Francisco!

314 New Photographs added to the OpenSFHistory archive! If you’re like us, you love historical photography of San Francisco.  Looking through a looking glass into the past and comparing it with the present, lends a certain magical realism to our current lives.  See Market Street before the 1906 earthquake, nob

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0