Cliff House Project
A Program of Western Neighborhoods Project

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Western Neighborhoods Project:


Cliff House Restaurant website:

National Park Service:
     Visitor contact #:  (415) 561-4323
     Email contact:

Park Archives & Records Center, Nat'l Park Service, Golden Gate Nat'l Recreation Area   (415) 561-4807

SF Memories (more great pics):

Giant Camera information:

San Francisco Bay Area Post Card Club, an incredible collection of online SF postcards and a great place for collectors to meet:    *** Newsletter published 10 months a year, with PDF versions available online.

History Smith - excerpted from San Francisco's Lost Landmarks. story of the Parallel explosion:

Cable Car Museum - a very comprehensive website dedicated to San Francisco's cable cars.

An excellent site for purchasing stereoviews, plus great source for information:

San Francisco Public Library (incredible online photo archive)

California Heritage Collection, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley:, the best place to keep in touch with today's San Francisco:

A website with some great Sutro Baths images: - Portland, but also SF history:

Ron Henggeler Photography - great photos of present day San Francisco, with a keen eye for historical detail.  Nobody captures SF like Ron.

Using San Francisco History - a really interesting perspective on SF History:

SepiaTown - a mashup of historic images superimposed on google maps:

Info on Harold G. Stoner, the architect of the Tropic Beach facade and ice rink for the Sutro Baths:

San Francisco Trains website     These guys know trains.  (I like train people...they're even crazier than I am.)

Please report any broken links...   gary

*** Much thanks to Rich Chargin for the above animation ***