Want to learn more about San Francisco history and its neighborhoods? Interested in map making? Here are links to resources that are online or available at USF's Gleeson Library.
Book Description and Additional Information
USF Reading Project Homepage
Exploring San Francisco
Books about San Francisco Neighborhoods
- On the Lower Frequencies: A Secret History of the City, by Erick Lyle
- Historic San Francisco: A Concise History and Guide, by Rand Richards
- Neighborhoods in Transition: The Making of San Francisco's Ethnic and Nonconformist Communities, by Brian J. Godfrey
- Reclaiming San Francisco: History, Politics, Culture, edited by James Brook, Chris Carlsson, and Nancy J. Peters
- San Francisco in Maps and Views, by Sally B. Woodbridge
- Images of America Series, Arcadia Publishing - a collection of guides covering local history and focusing on specific neighborhoods, ethic groups, or historical landmarks in San Francisco.
Websites about San Francisco Neighborhoods
Walking Guides and Tours
Online Mapping Tools
Books about Cartography
Collections of Unusual Maps