Shrey Purohit: Ingleside’s Open Air Landscape Painter

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Paintings by Shrey Purohit. Tiles, clockwise from top left: "Beemer on Ocean Ave," "Afternoon at SFFD" and "Warning in the Sky."

Twenty-three-year-old art student Shrey Purohit has found fans on social media for his landscape paintings of Ingleside and surrounding neighborhoods.

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