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The Crystal Palace Market of San Francisco–Lorri Ungaretti

April 27, 2023 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Lorri Ungaretti will give a visual presentation of the Crystal Palace Market, a cavernous, 70,000-square-foot farmers market that operated at 8th Street between Market and Mission Streets from 1922 to 1959. You will learn about the early uses of the large lot, how 8th and Market was considered the “outskirts” of San Francisco, how the market started, the various types of items sold there, and more. A touch of earlier San Francisco.

Lorri Ungaretti is a native of San Francisco and has written several books and various articles about San Francisco history, including the topics of the history of the Richmond and Sunset districts, the Presidio, Chinatown and Noe Valley. Over the past 20 years she has led walking tours as a City Guide and given various historical presentations to groups.


April 27, 2023
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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