Monday, November 17th, 2008

Timecapsule podcast: San Francisco, November 17-23

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Monday, August 27th, 2007

#64: San Francisco’s Treasure Island (pt. 2)

What is Treasure Island? Why is it there? And where is it going? In the second episode of this 2-part podcast series, San Francisco’s plan for a mid-bay international airport is abruptly derailed by World War II. The US Navy seizes the island, transforming the former World’s Fair location into “Naval Station Treasure Island”. The […]

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Sunday, August 5th, 2007

#63: San Francisco’s Treasure Island (pt. 1)

Treasure Island is easily visible from San Francisco’s Embarcadero, a low-lying front porch jutting out towards the Golden Gate from Yerba Buena Island. Palm trees in a silhouetted row set off massive white buildings, dwarfed by the towering silver Bay Bridge marching across the water towards Oakland. That bridge carries over 130,000 people a day […]

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