The Neighborhoods Include:

Richmond District

(North of Golden Gate Park, south of the Presidio, bounded by the ocean and Arguello Boulevard.)
Includes: Sea Cliff, Presidio Terrace, and we occasionally go east as far as Masonic Avenue.)
Recent Richmond District Additions
  • Podcast # 336: Torlakson House

    The story of Carvel Torlakson and 806 47th Avenue, possibly the oldest standing building in the Richmond District. (Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast Jul 20, 2019)
  • Podcast # 312: Hotel Cairns

    The former roadhouse and sanitarium at the corner of 36th Avenue and Fulton Street. (Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast Feb 2, 2019)
  • Podcast # 300: Western Neighborhoods Project

    Hey, we are history too now! For the 300th podcast we talk about the venerable organization named the Western Neighborhoods Project. (Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast Nov 10, 2018)
  • Podcast # 290: Bay District Racetrack

    From the 1870s to the 1890s, horse racing drew crowds to what are today blocks of Inner Richmond homes. (Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast Aug 25, 2018)
  • Podcast # 289: Richmond Dairies

    Cows? In the Richmond District? Plus, milk detective! (Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast Aug 18, 2018)
  • Podcast # 275: Cyclers Rest

    The two-towered redwood edifice moved from the 1894 Midwinter Fair to Ocean Beach to serve drinks to bicyclists. (Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast May 12, 2018)

Sunset District

(South of Golden Gate Park, north of Sloat Boulevard, bounded by the ocean on the west and Stanyan Street/Golden Gate Heights on the east.)
Includes: Parkside, Golden Gate Heights, Parkway Terrace.
Recent Sunset District Additions
  • Podcast # 331: San Francisco Ice Arena

    The mid-block skating rink that operated on 48th Avenue between Kirkham and Lawton Streets from the 1920s to the 1990s. (Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast Jun 15, 2019)
  • Podcast # 315: Sunset Reservoir

    177 million gallons of water is just the start of the story. (Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast Feb 23, 2019)
  • Podcast # 303: Alma Keith

    A milliner with a large house at the beach and a family history with some mystery. Woody, David, & Nicole tell the story of Alma Keith. (Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast Dec 1, 2018)
  • Podcast # 296: Rancho San Miguel

    A Mexican land grant from 1845 still reverberates on San Francisco's west side 173 years later. (Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast Oct 6, 2018)
  • Podcast # 276: Shriners Hospital

    Now a senior living center, the impressive brick building on 19th Avenue was created to help children. (Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast May 19, 2018)
  • Podcast # 271: Dr. Rosen and the 4th Avenue House

    The story of a specialist for "female trouble" in a Sunset District house. (Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast Apr 11, 2018)
Recent West of Twin Peaks Additions
  • Podcast # 333: Laguna Honda

    The story of the San Francisco lake in the hills. (Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast Jun 29, 2019)
  • Podcast # 323: Easter on Mount Davidson

    The tradition of sunrise services on San Francisco's highest peak. (Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast Apr 20, 2019)
  • Podcast # 296: Rancho San Miguel

    A Mexican land grant from 1845 still reverberates on San Francisco's west side 173 years later. (Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast Oct 6, 2018)
  • Podcast # 287: Charlotte Estes

    A mysterious monument in a city park. Who was Charlotte Estes? (Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast Aug 4, 2018)
  • Podcast # 280: Balboa Terrace

    The residence park with Spanish Colonial Revival villas and Storybook cottages. (Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast Jun 16, 2018)
  • Podcast # 278: Balboa Reservoirs

    Why are the two reservoirs across from City College used for parking and not water? And what will happen to that land? We have some answers, thanks to researcher Amy O’Hair. (Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast May 27, 2018)

OMI

Includes: Ingleside, Ocean View, Merced Heights, Ingleside Terraces.
Recent OMI Additions

Lake Merced

Includes: Lakeside, Parkmerced, Stonestown, Lakeshore
Recent Lake Merced Additions