On Avenue Portola near Obispo Road, on the right when traveling north.
Daniel H. Burnham, called "Father of the City Beautiful Movement," designed Granada, originally Balboa, in 1906, using public plazas, a 640 acre park, oceanfront promenades & boulevards radiating from town center. A masterpiece of urban design. . . . — — Map (db m93315) HM
On Avenue Portola near Avenue Alhambra, in the median.
The whistle of the first Ocean Shore Railroad passenger train from San Francisco to Granada echoed of nearby hills 21 June 1908. On board were 500 San Franciscans, great, good-time-loving people, who were treated to free picnic lunches and sales . . . — — Map (db m92671) HM