West Portal

Neighborhood: West Portal

Please Note:

Our free (donations welcome!), regularly scheduled tours are open to the public but NOT open to parties of 8 or more. If you plan to bring 8 or more walkers to a regular tour, please click here for more information on booking private group tours.


From a sleepy ranch owned by Adolph Sutro in 1880, West Portal rapidly grew into a shopping and transit hub after the Twin Peaks tunnel in 1918. See buildings designed by architects who later gained fame for the Golden Gate Bridge and Art Deco apartments around the city.

Next Tour:

Schedule to be announced

Future tours:

This tour is also scheduled on those dates in the calendar below (after the map) where the tour time is indicated (in red). You can advance to future months by clicking the >> symbol in the calendar title.


Meet across from the West Portal Muni Station at Ulloa and Lennox Avenues. Public transportation: MUNI lines K, L, M streetcars.

If the above map does not appear correctly, click here for alternate map.

Click here for public transit or driving directions to the starting point


This tour is offered periodically

Schedule to be announced


Coordinator(s): Emmet McDonagh


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