Islais Creek Covered

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Historical Photo Essay

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As seen from the Mission Viaduct, the proposed Alemany Boulevard along the course of Islais Creek, running down from Glen Canyon to the marshes between Bernal Heights and Bayview/Hunters' Point, 1910.

Photo: Private Collection, San Francisco, CA

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1911

Photo: Private Collection, San Francisco, CA

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Late 1920s

Photo: Private Collection, San Francisco, CA

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1930. Note the building at upper right, which reappears in the following photos.

Photo: Private Collection, San Francisco, CA

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1960, Islais Creek now completely buried beneath Alemany Boulevard.

Photo: Private Collection, San Francisco, CA

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1980s, Interstate-280 has taken over the waterway, pushing Alemany Blvd. to its south.

Photo: Private Collection, San Francisco, CA


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