Outside Lands San Francisco

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Woody LaBounty and David Gallagher of the Western Neighborhoods Project, the premier source of information about the history of San Francisco's West Side, along with occasional guests, talk about history, preservation, and what they had for lunch.

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http://www.outsidelands.org/podcast/
Description
Woody LaBounty and David Gallagher of the Western Neighborhoods Project, the premier source of information about the history of San Francisco's West Side, along with occasional guests, talk about history, preservation, and what they had for lunch.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2018-05-19 21:48
last episode published
2018-05-19 16:00
publication frequency
7.13 days
Contributors
Western Neighborhoods Project author   owner  
Explicit
false
Number of Episodes
276
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Categories
Society & Culture History

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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
19.05.2018

276: Shriners Hospital

Now a senior living center, the impressive brick building on 19th Avenue was created to help children.
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12.05.2018

275: Cyclers Rest

The two-towered redwood edifice moved from the 1894 Midwinter Fair to Ocean Beach to serve drinks to bicyclists.
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5.05.2018

274: Ocean Terrace

John Martini tells us of the vanished strip of saloons, taffy stands, and shooting galleries across from Sutro Heights, including the legendary presence of "Baby" Schmidt.
david @ outsidelands.org author
28.04.2018

273: May Day

The big May Day celebrations that used to be held in Golden Gate Park, the Parkside District, and across the city. How many maypoles there used to be...so many...
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20.04.2018

272: Broad Street Firehouse

The Ocean View neighborhood's most significant landmark building dates from 1896. Stables, hay loft, and a tower that is not for a bell...
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11.04.2018

271: Dr. Rosen and the 4th Avenue House

The story of a specialist for "female trouble" in a Sunset District house.
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7.04.2018

270: Big Rec

The story of the baseball fields on Golden Gate Park, from the Park Bums to 16 games at a time in the 1930s.
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31.03.2018

269: Merced Manor

Marketed as "The White City," the housing development between Stern Grove and Stonestown was built in Spanish style during the Depression.
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24.03.2018

268: Mechanics' Institute

Taryn Edwards joins us to tell the story of the 168-year-old Mechanics' Institute at 57 Post Street, with library, chess room, events, and coolest staircase in the city.
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16.03.2018

267: The Irish Mile

Reviewing the Irish bars of the Inner Richmond along Geary Boulevard, from Ireland 32 to The Blarney Stone. Plus, fond memories of Pat O'Shea's.
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8.03.2018

266: Kelly's Pond

One mysterious body of water and the art of old photo detective work demonstrated by Andrew Milhailovsky.
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3.03.2018

265: Sutro's Women

Guest Nicole Meldahl shares the stories of the women in the life of Adolph Sutro.
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24.02.2018

264: Lakes of Golden Gate Park

The bodies of water both natural and human-made. How many can you name?
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9.02.2018

263: Ishi

The story of a remarkable man from the Yahi people and his time at today's University of California, San Francisco. (UCSF)
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3.02.2018

262: Opening the Twin Peaks Tunnel

Recognizing the 100th Anniversary of the streetcar tunnel that opened up the southwest side of San Francisco.
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26.01.2018

261: Polly Ann Ice Cream

The story of the Sunset landmark where you can spin-a-flavor.
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20.01.2018

260: Childrens Playground

The landmark Golden Gate Park playground, plus live recording listener questions and trivia.
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13.01.2018

259: Koffee Kup

David and Woody, in the first live show of the podcast, talk about the Geary restaurant-nightclub that stood beside the Alexandria Theatre.
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6.01.2018

258: Last Year, This Year

Woody and David review the local history highlights from 2017 and talk up big WNP plans for 2018.
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30.12.2017

257: Chinese in the Outer Sunset

Palma You and Steve Haines talk about a project of the Chinese Historical Society of America on Chinese history in the Sunset District.
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22.12.2017

256: Christmas Tree Point

We push east to Christmas Tree Point on Twin Peaks and talk about why it is called that.
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16.12.2017

255: David Rumsey Map Collection

The story of the great online map collection, boon to researchers and a curious public.
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9.12.2017

254: Sunset District 1900

The challenges of the rural Inner Sunset District at the dawn of the 20th Century.
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2.12.2017

253: St. Francis Riding Academy

Guest John Freeman talks of a Richmond District equestrian center that stood from 1904-1958.
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25.11.2017

252: Olympic Salt Water Pier

The pipe and pier that brought salt water from Ocean Beach to the Lurline Baths and clubs downtown.
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18.11.2017

251: Presidio of San Francisco, Part 2

Former National Park Service ranger John Martini returns to tell more Presidio history.
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11.11.2017

250: Presidio of San Francisco

Special double-length 250th episode with former National Park Service ranger John Martini.
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4.11.2017

249: Listener Mail Extravaganza

David and Woody talk cummerbunds and let the listeners speak out.
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27.10.2017

248: Bridge Theatre

From Charles Boyer to Peaches Christ, the Bridge Theater on Geary hosted it all.
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21.10.2017

247: Renaming the Richmond

One hundred years ago, community leaders in the Richmond District decided to change the neighborhood name (again.)
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14.10.2017

246: Pioneer Log Cabin and Environs

Golden Gate Park's meadow of pioneer and colonial related monuments.
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7.10.2017

245: L-Taraval Streetcar

The story of the streetcar that runs through the Parkside, Sunset, and, at one time, open sand dunes.
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30.09.2017

244: Seal Rocks

Off the Cliff House and visited by pinnipeds, daredevils, and stranded surfers.
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23.09.2017

243: City College of San Francisco

From the San Francisco Junior College to free tuition, the history of City College.
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16.09.2017

242: West Side What Ifs

Playland still in business? End of streetcars? World's Fair at Lake Merced? Imagining different west sides.
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9.09.2017

241: Ida McCain

Inge Horton tells about a trailblazing female architect who designed hundreds of west side houses.
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2.09.2017

240: Green Apple Books

Celebrating 50 years of a Richmond District institution.
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26.08.2017

239: Arden Wood

The Christian Science institution built in the trees at the end of West Portal Avenue in 1930.
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19.08.2017

238: Irish on the West Side

Elizabeth Creely visits to talk about Irish-American San Francisco, east and west side.
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12.08.2017

237: Sea Cliff

The showcase neighborhood overlooking the Golden Gate.
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5.08.2017

236: 49 Mile Scenic Drive

Kristine Poggioli and Carolyn Eidson explain what the 49 Mile Scenic Drive is and how to walk it today.
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29.07.2017

235: Zoo Trains

We remember all the trains in the San Francisco Zoo, from the Little Puffer to the playground locomotive to the Elephant train.
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22.07.2017

234: Golden Gate Heights

The story of the neighborhood perched between (and above) the Sunset District and Forest Hill.
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15.07.2017

233: Anglers Lodge and Casting Pools

An alpine cabin and concrete ponds hidden in a Golden Gate Park grove.
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8.07.2017

232: Sea Lions of Lake Merced

An 1890s idea to catch invasive carp backfires.
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30.06.2017

231: Roosevelt Middle School

A Richmond District junior high with unusual architecture and at least one famous alum.
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24.06.2017

230: Sutro Forest

The story of the San Francisco tree plantation that once stretched from the Inner Sunset to the Ingleside District.
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17.06.2017

229: Christofferson Brothers

Tim McIntosh tells of early aircraft building and flying brothers who had a flight school at Ocean Beach.
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10.06.2017

228: Trad'r Sam

The Outer Richmond District's venerable South Seas bar.
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3.06.2017

227: Grove of Memory

Golden Gate Park's redwood grove, with Doughboy statue, commemorating Native Sons who died in 20th Century wars.
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