Public spaces change fast here in San Francisco, and for better or worse, it can be pretty crazy when you see what the City used to look like. Every week, we'll bring you Then & Now, a comparison of historic photos of the Bay Area with current views from the same perspective. Have a suggestion for a photo comparison that looks totally different (or shockingly the same)? Drop us a tip in the Curbed Inbox or leave a comment after the jump.
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[Then photo: SAN FRANCISCO HISTORY CENTER, SAN FRANCISCO PUBLIC LIBRARY/ Now photo: Alex Bevk] John King recently reported on the Planning Department's plan to survey a portion of the Central Sunset, bounded by 29th Ave, Sunset Boulevard, Kirkham, and Santiago Streets. Back in 1943, the area around Pacheco and 32nd Avenue was only sparsely developed, with some blocks still full of sand dunes.
· Sunset District architectural gems rise from fog [SF Gate]