Survey Library and Non-Department Surveys

Library of Older Surveys

Survey's of San Francisco's architectural or cultural heritage have been conducted for over 40 years. Many of the following surveys can be found in the Planning Department's preservation library.

  • 1968 Junior League Here Today survey
  • 1976 Department of City Planning Architectural Survey
  • Hayes Valley
  • Beiderman Place
  • Buena Vista North
  • Central Freeway Area Plan survey
  • Central Waterfront
  • Chinatown
  • Dogpatch
  • Downtown Plan
  • Fisherman's Wharf
  • Hayes Valley
  • Inner Mission
  • Inner Richmond
  • Jackson Square
  • Lower Nob Hill Apartment Hotel survey
  • Lyon Street Survey
  • Market Street Theater and Loft
  • Mission Theater
  • North Beach
  • South of Market Area Plan survey
  • Tenderloin
  • Unreinforced Masonry Building Survey
  • Van Ness Area Plan survey

Historic Studies Not Sponsored by the Planning Department

Below are various historic studies not sponsored by the Planning Department. Some were previously adopted by the San Francisco Historic Preservation Commission or the Landmarks Preservation Advisory Board. (Please note: links are not available for some of these studies.)

 

African American Historic Context Statement/ San Francisco Historic Preservation Fund Committee

Bayview-Hunters Point Area B Survey / San Francisco Redevelopment Agency

India Basin Survey / Bayview Historical Society

LGBTQ Historic Context Statement/ San Francisco Historic Preservation Fund Committee

Lower Russian Hill - Aquatic Park Survey / Aquatic Park Neighbors

Mission Dolores Neighborhood Survey/ Mission Dolores Neighborhood Association
A printed copy of the Mission Dolores Neighborhood Survey is available for public review at the Planning Department

Nuestra Historia: Chicano, Latino and Indígena Historic Context Statement / Latino Historical Society, San Francisco Heritage, San Francisco Historic Preservation Fund Committee

North Beach Context Statement and Survey / Northeast San Francisco Conservancy

Oceanside Context Statement and Survey / Sunset-Parkside Action Committee (SPEAK) and Sunset Architectural and Historical Resources Committee (SAHRIC)

Ocean View, Merced Heights, and Ingleside (OMI Neighborhoods) / San Francisco Historic Preservation Fund Committee

Parkside Context Statement and Survey / Western Neighborhoods Project and the Mayor’s Office of Economic and Workforce Development

Russian Hill Context Statement and Survey / Northeast San Francisco Conservancy

West Slope of Russian Hill Historic Context Statement / The Russian Hill Historic Resources Inventory Committee