University Mound

Unfinished History


Municipal Reservoir at "University Mound" east of McLaren Park, seen here in the 1930s. Bernal Heights in middle right, Twin Peaks at left edge, even Mt. Tamalpais in Marin County is faintly visible on distant horizon left of center.

Photo: Private Collection, San Francisco, CA


Southerly view of the Municipal Reservoir 1930s

Photo: Private Collection, San Francisco, CA


Once-thriving greenhouses near University Mound reservoir in Portola district.

Photo: C. R. collection

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Long-abandoned and now overgrown greenhouses, 2012.

Photo: Chris Carlsson

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