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)
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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