Images of Fairmount Heights
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This view from Bernal Heights looking west was taken by the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency in June 1950 when planning for the new Diamond Heights Development. The Fairmount Tract is seen to the left of 30th Street (running from the fence at the bottom up to Twin Peaks) and above the diagnonal created by San Jose Avenue (middle left). From the San Francisco Public Library. AAB-8369.
Also sometimes called the Fairmount Tract, Fairmount Heights is the oldest neighborhood among Glen Park, Sunnyside, and Diamond Heights in San Francisco. View these images, and read more about the history of Fairmount Heights.
The old Fairmount School, looking west across the playground. Twin Peaks is on the far right, and to the left are Red Rock, Gold Mine, and Fairmount Hills. (No date, Likely the early 1960s.). From the San Francisco Public Library, AAD-3752.
Exterior of the "new" Fairmount School, 1917. From the San Francisco Public Library. AAD-3758.
Fairmount School, likely the frontage along Chenery Street. (No date. Likely the early 1960s). From the San Francisco Public Library, AAD-3756.
The Fairmount School
One of the oldest public schools in San Francisco, the Fairmount School still exists today at Chenery and Randall. View these images, and see our post about the Origins of the Fairmount School.
Read more about the renaming of Fairmount School to Dolores Huerta Elementary School in 2019.