SF shoreline changes pictured

Unfinished History

The Adams House is seen in several perspectives and about one-hundred-thirty years apart in a vivid reminder of the changes in the shoreline of San Francisco.

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Adams House in 2013, Mission Bay filling in with the new UCSF campus on the other side of I-280.

Photo: Chris Carlsson


Adams House in 1995, I-280 and Financial District visible in distance. This house was once a block and a half uphill from the Bay!

Photo: Chris Carlsson

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Same northerly view on Pennsylvania Street in September 2019.

Photo: Chris Carlsson


Photo: Private Collection, San Francisco, CA

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Richards house, across from Adams house, overlooking UCSF Mission Bay and I-280.

Photo: Chris Carlsson

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