Red wine, cookies, and a former mayor were the featured spread for a recent gathering of the Upper Noe Neighbors Association. The two dozen attendees shifted uncomfortably in folding chairs arranged awkwardly in a circle. They managed to drain only about a quarter of a single bottle of Chilean red and down barely half the homemade cookies. Clearly,... More >>>
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San Francisco History Center, San Francisco Public Library
The Embarcadero Freeway, seen here in its virgin year of 1959, blockaded the waterfront and helped to inspire this city's "Freeway Revolt."