Comparison photos of 46th Avenue and Ortega Street 93 years apart.
‘Then and Now’: Clement Street near Fifth Avenue
Comparison photos of Clement Street near Fifth Avenue 80 years apart.
‘Then and Now’: Irving Street and Ninth Avenue
Comparison photos of Irving Street and Ninth Avenue 108 years apart.
‘Then and Now’: Geary Boulevard and 28th Avenue
Comparison photos of Geary Boulevard and 28th Avenue 52 years apart.
‘Then and Now’: Taraval Street and 33rd Avenue
Photos of the southwest view of 33rd Avenue and Taraval Street from 1951 to 2022.
‘Then and Now’: Clement Street and Eighth Avenue
Comparing photos of Clement Street and Eighth Avenue, 76 years apart.
‘Then and Now’: Lincoln Way at 14th Avenue
This photo from the 1930s shows the Market Street Railway 7-line streetcar #135 southbound headed west on Lincoln Way. SF Municipal Railways map described the streetcar’s route as starting at the Bridge Terminal, then headed down Market Street to Haight Street to Lincoln Way to Ocean Beach to Balboa Street.
‘Then and Now’: Great Highway at Cabrillo Street
This photo, circa 1950, shows the view looking northeast from near the foot of Cabrillo Street, across the Great Highway from the popular amusement attraction, Playland at the Beach.
‘Then and Now’: San Francisco Ice Rink/Ice Arena
This 1990 photo of the San Francisco Ice Rink/San Francisco Ice Arena on 48th Avenue was taken about a year before the building was demolished. It was located at 1557 48th Ave., between Kirkham and Lawton streets.
‘Then and Now’: Balboa Street and Second Avenue
The two homes and the gas station on the corner of Second Avenue and Balboa Street have all been demolished for apartment buildings. In 1951, the basement of 26 Balboa St., center, housed the Helene Hardin Theatrical Talent Agency.
‘Then and Now’: 48th Avenue and Pacheco Street
View north on 48th Avenue toward Pacheco Street on Jan. 2, 1925. Drivers had no worries about finding a parking space back then. Fire Chief Dennis Sullivan’s beach cottage is on the left. Located at 1984 Great Highway, the cottage was built in 1905.
‘Then and Now’: Clement Street and Ninth Avenue
Two views of Clement Street and Ninth Avenue, almost 75 years apart.
‘Then and Now’: Sunset Boulevard at Kirkham Street
Photos of Sunset Boulevard from 1931 (before it was paved) and recently in 2022.
‘Then and Now’: Alexandria Theatre
Photos of the Alexandria Theatre on Geary Boulevard from 1943 and 2022.
‘Then and Now’: Parnassus and Fifth Avenues
Below: This is the view looking west from Parnassus and Fifth avenues in 1948. Back then, the Muni 6-Line streetcar (#159) was in service. Photo courtesy of a private collector/Western Neighborhoods Project/OpenSFHistory. […]