West Portal Avenue from the air, circa 1935

West Portal from the air 1935

by Richard Brandi

The majority of homes in the West Portal development were built between 1923 and 1928. In this 1935 aerial photograph, however, a significant portion of West Portal Avenue remains undeveloped.

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Image: West Portal Avenue, 1935. Courtesy of the California Historical Society; FN-23822.


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