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Career Fair

  1. 1. San Francisco Planning Department Streetcar Suburbs Development: The Impact of the Twin Peaks Tunnel Andrew Garcia Michelle Gotera Erin Massey Aijaz Patel
  2. 2. Study Area Streetcar Suburbs Development: The Impact of the Twin Peaks Tunnel Map 1. San Francisco Planning Department
  3. 3. Study Area Streetcar Suburbs Development: The Impact of the Twin Peaks Tunnel Study Area Map 1. San Francisco Planning Department
  4. 4. Study Area Streetcar Suburbs Development: The Impact of the Twin Peaks Tunnel
  5. 5. Outline <ul><li>Project Description </li></ul><ul><li>History </li></ul><ul><li>Early Land Uses </li></ul><ul><li>Commercial Corridor </li></ul><ul><li>Residential Demography </li></ul><ul><li>Housing Types </li></ul>Streetcar Suburbs Development: The Impact of the Twin Peaks Tunnel Image 2. www.sfu.ca
  6. 6. Methodology Streetcar Suburbs Development: The Impact of the Twin Peaks Tunnel
  7. 7. Project Description <ul><li>Document Twin Peaks Tunnel opening of streetcar lines </li></ul><ul><li>Analyze changes in land uses and demographic shifts related to tunnel opening </li></ul><ul><li>Inform the San Francisco Planning Department’s Context Statement (Preservation Dept) </li></ul>Streetcar Suburbs Development: The Impact of the Twin Peaks Tunnel
  8. 8. History <ul><li>Twin Peaks Tunnel opens in 1918 </li></ul><ul><li>Linked lands west of Twin Peaks to central San Francisco </li></ul>Streetcar Suburbs Development: The Impact of the Twin Peaks Tunnel <ul><li>New neighborhoods designed as residential parks with segregated uses </li></ul><ul><li>Development occurred on cusp of mass automobility </li></ul>Image 2.
  9. 9. Early Land Uses <ul><li>Insert Map Here </li></ul>Streetcar Suburbs Development: The Impact of the Twin Peaks Tunnel
  10. 10. Early Land Uses Streetcar Suburbs Development: The Impact of the Twin Peaks Tunnel <ul><li>Portola Drive of Saint Francis Wood in 1915 </li></ul><ul><li>Not many homes sold before the construction of the tunnel </li></ul><ul><li>Most homes built in 1923-1928 </li></ul>Image 3.
  11. 11. Early Land Uses Streetcar Suburbs Development: The Impact of the Twin Peaks Tunnel <ul><li>49 acres at the mouth of the Twin Peaks tunnel </li></ul><ul><li>This was reserved for a streetcar right of way </li></ul>Image 4.
  12. 12. Study Area Streetcar Suburbs Development: The Impact of the Twin Peaks Tunnel
  13. 13. Land Use Data Streetcar Suburbs Development: The Impact of the Twin Peaks Tunnel <ul><li>Dwellings continued to increase </li></ul><ul><li>Lots combined into one </li></ul><ul><li>Garages increased </li></ul><ul><li>Less vacant lots </li></ul>
  14. 14. Saint Francis Wood Development Streetcar Suburbs Development: The Impact of the Twin Peaks Tunnel
  15. 15. St. Francis Wood Streetcar Suburbs Development: The Impact of the Twin Peaks Tunnel
  16. 16. Commercial Development <ul><li>Street plan laid out by developers Fernando & Sons </li></ul><ul><li>Neighborhood retail and services </li></ul><ul><li>Older Apartment buildings </li></ul>Streetcar Suburbs Development: The Impact of the Twin Peaks Tunnel <ul><li>Earliest buildings from late 1910s </li></ul><ul><li>Majority of buildings between 1935 – 1938 </li></ul>Image 5.
  17. 17. Commercial Development <ul><li>Residential areas mainly built out by 1930s, but West Portal Avenue still largely undeveloped </li></ul><ul><li>Initially suspected large landowner holding properties along West Portal </li></ul><ul><li>Sales records confirm no single large landowner </li></ul><ul><li>Many transfers of lots between </li></ul>Streetcar Suburbs Development: The Impact of the Twin Peaks Tunnel
  18. 18. Commercial Building Survey Streetcar Suburbs Development: The Impact of the Twin Peaks Tunnel
  19. 19. Data Analysis <ul><li>Insert Charts here! </li></ul>Streetcar Suburbs Development: The Impact of the Twin Peaks Tunnel
  20. 20. Residential Demographics <ul><li>3 Study Areas </li></ul><ul><li>1930 Census Data </li></ul><ul><li>SF City Directories </li></ul><ul><li>Analysis of Data </li></ul>Streetcar Suburbs Development: The Impact of the Twin Peaks Tunnel
  21. 21. Study Areas <ul><li>Map outlining the 3 Census Tracts </li></ul>Streetcar Suburbs Development: The Impact of the Twin Peaks Tunnel
  22. 22. 1930 Census Data Streetcar Suburbs Development: The Impact of the Twin Peaks Tunnel
  23. 23. SF City Directory Streetcar Suburbs Development: The Impact of the Twin Peaks Tunnel <ul><li>1923 City Directory </li></ul><ul><li>Surnames, spouse, occupation </li></ul>
  24. 24. Previous Residence <ul><li>Map plotting previous addresses. </li></ul>Streetcar Suburbs Development: The Impact of the Twin Peaks Tunnel
  25. 25. Demographic Data Streetcar Suburbs Development: The Impact of the Twin Peaks Tunnel Census Tract 93 Census Tract 205 Census Tract 207 Avg. Home Prices ($) 19,047.62 9,126.36 9,615.38 Avg. Rent Prices ($) 141.60 80.00 82.50
  26. 26. Demographic Data Streetcar Suburbs Development: The Impact of the Twin Peaks Tunnel Breakdown of servants in Households (by tracts) Total % of Servants
  27. 27. Demographic Data Streetcar Suburbs Development: The Impact of the Twin Peaks Tunnel
  28. 28. The Impact of the Twin Peaks Tunnel <ul><li>Thank You! </li></ul>Streetcar Suburbs Development:

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