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'''In 1943, the iron towers that had crowned each intersection of Fillmore Street for decades, originally built as a gateway to the [[SAILING TO BYZANTIUM: 1915 Panama Pacific International Exposition| 1915 Panama Pacific International Exposition]] at the Marina, were torn down as scrap metal for WWII.'''
 
'''In 1943, the iron towers that had crowned each intersection of Fillmore Street for decades, originally built as a gateway to the [[SAILING TO BYZANTIUM: 1915 Panama Pacific International Exposition| 1915 Panama Pacific International Exposition]] at the Marina, were torn down as scrap metal for WWII.'''
  
''Photo: Greg Gaar Collection, San Francisco''
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''Photo: Private Collection, San Francisco''
  
 
[[Image:westaddi$ppie-fillmore-scrap-1943.jpg]]
 
[[Image:westaddi$ppie-fillmore-scrap-1943.jpg]]
  
'''Arches from the PPIE on Fillmore being torn down in 1943.'''<br>''Photo: Greg Gaar Collection, San Francisco''
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'''Arches from the PPIE on Fillmore being torn down in 1943.'''<br>''Photo: Private Collection, San Francisco''
  
 
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[[category:Western Addition]] [[category:1940s]] [[category:1910s]]
 
[[category:Western Addition]] [[category:1940s]] [[category:1910s]]

Revision as of 16:03, 16 June 2014

Unfinished History

Westaddi$fillmore-ppie-towers.jpg

In 1943, the iron towers that had crowned each intersection of Fillmore Street for decades, originally built as a gateway to the 1915 Panama Pacific International Exposition at the Marina, were torn down as scrap metal for WWII.

Photo: Private Collection, San Francisco

Westaddi$ppie-fillmore-scrap-1943.jpg

Arches from the PPIE on Fillmore being torn down in 1943.
Photo: Private Collection, San Francisco

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