Posts Tagged ‘history’

The Richmond District has a very rich and interesting history dating back more than 100 years. I made a timeline using dipity showing some of the more significant events in the neighborhood’s history. Check it out here. Also, a special shout-out to the Western Neighborhoods Project and their fabulous archives. They really are an invaluable resource to the Richmond (and San Francisco’s other Western neighborhoods). Also, sorry about the lack of an embed, dipity and wordpress don’t talk to each other apparently. One more thing, many of these events don’t have specific dates (only a year)  so dipity seems to have given everything a default date of July 1.


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A Look at Sutro Baths

If you live in the Richmond, or even if you don’t, you have probably been by Sutro Baths. But how much do you actually know about the ruins and the history behind them? I went out and talked with a couple of people very familiar with the Baths and their history and put together this audio slideshow to tell a little of the history of Adolph Sutro and his bath house. Special thanks thanks to Woody LaBounty from the Western Neighborhoods Project for all of his help and for allowing me to use some of their pictures.

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