National Geographic : 1943 Mar
Gabriel Moulin Up the Slopes not Far from the Old Mission District Climbs the Potrero Housing Project for War Workers Many of the 250,000 new residents live in such low-cost units. Hastily constructed, they rise on hills, reclaimed swamps,and dust bowls, fringing virtually every Bay city. The dome of City Hall stands above buildings of the Civic Center (background). In upper right is Nob Hill where bonanza millions built lavish homes.