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Fred LYON

Fred LYON

Fred Lyon, San Francisco, portrait of a city (1940-1960)

Now in his longtime San Francisco photographer Fred Lyon and his nonstop career reach back to the early and embraces news, fashion, architecture, advertising, wine and food.

At 90, Fred Lyon is a legendary San Franciscan photographer. He is now known for capturing the ethereal feel of the city and its people, but in the 194 ...

Midcentury San Francisco as Seen by Its Most Famous Photographer

Photographer Fred Lyon “His black-and-white images of children playing on a makeshift boat and young sailors casually shopping at Fisherman’s Wharf explore the idyllic past with hope and confidence.

Ocean Beach from Sutro Heights.  Another amazing shot by Fred Lyons.

Midcentury San Francisco as Seen by Its Most Famous Photographer

Ramekon O'Arwisters, who curated an exhibition of Lyon's photos, told Huffington Post: "Lyon witnessed and photographed the transformation of San Francisco into a center for optimism, posterity, and growth."

32 Stunning Photos Of San Francisco In The 40s And 50s

I really have to refrain from pinning this whole set. 31 Beautiful Photos Of Life In San Francisco's Chinatown In The '50s

31 Beautiful Photos Of Life In San Francisco's Chinatown In The '50s

Novelties, San Francisco, Photo by Fred Lyon, 1949.  Little store next to the Powell Theater. Across the street from Woolworth's and right by the cable car turn table. Those stores were all over the downtown area back in the day.

joeinct: “Novelties, San Francisco, Photo by Fred Lyon, 1949 ”

Black & White Photographs of Old San Francisco by Fred Lyon

Castle Street, San Francisco, with Coit Tower in the background, photo by Fred Lyon

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The San Francisco of the 40s and 50s revealed in stunning photographs

San Francisco Vintage Photography-2

The Streets of San Francisco

Artist Jean Varda’s ferryboat home and studio - Amazing Midcentury Photographs of San Francisco Best of Web Shrine

Old San Francisco Through the Lens of Photographer Fred Lyon – UpOut Blog

Men walking a street in Chinatown, San Francisco, viewed through storefront window

memories...I. Magnin & Co., San Francisco, CA

Magnin & Co., San Francisco, CA once the premier store for women's fashion but now replaced of all things Macys

Foggy Night Lands End San Francisco 1953 by photoblog.sanfranciscofeelings.com sanfrancisco sf bayarea alwayssf goldengatebridge goldengate alcatraz california

Foggy Night, Land’s End, San Francisco, 1953 by San Francisco Feelings

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