Hoodline on the Hayes Valley Freeway Revolt

Recently, Hoodline’s Griffen Estes authored a magnificent post describing the Freeway Revolt. We urge you to read it here, “The Panhandle Freeway And The Revolt That Saved The Park“.

Here’s an excerpt from the post:

But here’s a look at the biggest freeway plan of them all – and how it mostly didn’t happen. Instead, the watershed saga helped make BART a reality, led to a new era of neighborhood activism, and even helped lay the groundwork for the Haight Ashbury culture of the ’60s.

Below are some HVNA images from the Freeway Revolt:

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