The Golden Age of San Francisco may have come and gone without our generation knowing much about it. The 60s & 70s changed San Francisco into one of the most progressive and inspiring locations on the face of the Earth.
The Sutro Baths of San Francisco must have been the coolest thing in Northern California.
Surfing Ocean Beach, Fort Point, & Dead Man’s with no one out and no wetsuit must have been titillating.
Many of the best Rock n’ Roll band being from the Bay Area during the Golden Age of Rock would have been nice, too. All the great bands that weren’t from San Francisco certainly showed up to play and check it all out.
Yep, the 60s and 70s in The City would have been something else. Just listen to a few of these fun stories:
“Matt Rohrer shares some of the highlights of his conversations with Bay Area surfer Jimmy Holt, focal point of one of the few surfing photos to ever appear in National Geographic Magazine. Selected photos: Jim Shaw
Jimmy Holt managed to work his way into one of the few surfing photos ever to appear in National Geographic. This photo of him surfing Fort Point was included in a feature on the SF Presidio in the National Parks issue from 1978.” – Drift Surfing
Read all the mini stories and check some amazing photos here: