Mission Terrace was the first planned community in San Francisco. This advertisement marketed the area as a quiet, residential neighborhood only 20 minutes from downtown.
much of the neighborhood, was originally occupied by Islais Creek (often referred to as Cayuga Creek, and at one point known as Islais Swamp).
Balboa Park / Ingleside Police Station, back in the day.
One of the original trains crossed through the broccoli fields of Mission Terrace.
Newspaper clipping circa 1949, unearthed during a home remodeling project in Autumn, 2017. NMTIA was making news even then, with our annual Holiday Party.
map showing the waterways and roads in early San Francisco
Now St. John Lane, the street that divides the baseball fields from the playground, pool, and soccer stadium, was once a dirt road lined by trees.
For more historic photos click HERE, and HERE (for MT Schools)
Working to preserve our history.
Neighbors, David Hooper and Lisa Dunseth, are pushing for the Alemany Emergency Hospital and Health Center, to be designated a San Francisco landmark and hope to return the health facilities to their intended purposes. Click this LINK for more information.