Rich in history, Potrero Hill originally served as Native American hunting grounds and rich farmland.
But the late 1800s saw a wave of immigrants from Italy, Ireland and Scotland populating the land. In fact, so dense was its Celtic immigrant population that, as recently as the early 20th century, Potrero Hill was referred to as Scottish Hill.
Potrero Hill would remain home to blue collar, working-class families until the mid 1990s, when gentrification and the dot-com era made the neighborhood more attractive to the white collar professional set.
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Thanks in part to it weekly newspaper, The Potrero View , and the century-old Potrero Hill N...
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