Lombard Street Through North Beach

Unfinished History


The celebrated Lombard Street while being constructed in 1922.

Photo: San Francisco History Center, SF Public Library


The new touristified Lombard Street, c. 1923.

Photo: Private Collector


An aerial view over Lombard Street a few years after completion, c. 1930.

Photo: provenance unknown

Lombard and Montgomery Aug 4 1968 View east on Lombard from Montgomery, across Sansome to waterfront. Del Monte Milling building (1907) on left wnp28.2471.jpg

On the east side of Telegraph Hill, a small portion of Lombard Street runs from Montgomery to the Embarcadero. The old Del Monte Milling building dates to 1907, and seen here in this August 1968 view when the area was still largely industrial.

Photo: OpenSFHistory.org wnp28.2471

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Same Del Monte Milling building at Lombard and Montgomery in 2012, now turned into architectural offices.

Photo: Chris Carlsson

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