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Life Saving Station
Built in 1878, a building used by the Life Saving Service was moved in 1923 from Golden Gate Park to the Richmond District.
SF West History Minute - Nov 17, 2009
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Doggie Diner Head
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(SF West History Minute May 12, 2009)
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