Then and Now

‘Then and Now’: Surf’s Up!

Below: In November 1952, folks at Busy Bee Market on the northwest corner of 46th Avenue and Irving Street watched the neighborhood flood. Hard to believe as the Bay Area continues to endure an “exceptional” drought. Photo courtesy of a private collector/Western Neighborhoods Project/OpenSFHistory. 

Above: Today, the building houses the Mollusk Surf Shop at 4499 Irving St., seen here on March 2. Photo by Michael Durand

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