Mayor, Supervisor Finalize Balboa Reservoir Housing Development Agreement

Photo by Franchon Smith

INGLESIDE, San Francisco — An agreement has been reached between a development group and the City and County of San Francisco for 1,100 units of housing on the 17-acre Balboa Reservoir. Mayor London Breed and District 7 Supervisor Norman Yee announced the project’s initiation in a joint-statement issued on April 28. The project will be moving … Read more

‘Smallwood Letter’ Offers Insight Into Past Of The Historic Geneva Office Building & Powerhouse

A letter written by Charles Smallwood to his nephew Carl has been a gift to historians about the past of the Geneva Office Building & Powerhouse and more.

INGLESIDE, San Francisco — Most know the Geneva Office Building & Powerhouse, if they know it at all, as an empty building across from the Balboa Park BART station that will one day become a youth arts center. However, a little-known letter from 1980 reveals that the 1901-built structure was once a vital transit facility for … Read more