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Crissy Field restored

Unfinished History

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Crissy Field, long filled in and used by the military, is being restored. This photograph shows a slough in 2001.

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This 2001 photograph of Crissy Field shows native-plant-covered dunes that have been restored since the changeover to National Park status.

Photos: Chris Carlsson

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January 2008: Crissy Field dunes have flourished, growing taller and fully covered by native plants

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View of restored Crissy Field marsh from road above Ft. Point.

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Pyramid ablaze in sunset light, old airfield and marsh gleaming in foreground at Crissy Field.
Photos: Chris Carlsson

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Contrasting to the two 2008 photos preceding it, this 1956 image shows a paved Crissy Field on its right, with an old PG&E gas tank still sitting in the Marina District.

Charles Cushman Collection: Indiana University Archives (P08600)


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