West Portal Avenue and Ulloa Street, 1920

West Portal and Ulloa Streets 1920

by Richard Brandi

Developer Fernando Nelson's sales office can be seen on the corner where Walgreens stands today. His warehouse sat at the present-day location of the West Portal branch library. Nelson built homes at 420, 430, 440, 450, 460 and 470 West Portal Avenue and along Lenox Way. (1)

The West Portal History Walk
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Image: West Portal Avenue and Ulloa Street, 1920. Courtesy of San Francisco History Center, San Francisco Public Library.

Bibliography: (1) Conversation with staff of San Francisco Architectural Heritage, July 19, 2001.


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