Historical Geographer Gray Brechin’s 1999 urban studies classic, IMPERIAL SAN FRANCISCO: Urban Power, Earthly Ruin, is now an audiobook. Tons o’ info, free sample of audiobook intro, historical illustrations: https://imperialsanfrancisco.com
WATCH: Announcing Imperial San Francisco, the audiobook
Image: Maynard Dixon, “San Francisco — Mistress, Still, of the Pacific.” San Francisco Chronicle, May 27, 1906. Courtesy San Francisco Academy of Comic Art.