The Promise, In Progress

Seldom is art so heroically understandable. Planting the seeds of knowledge!

But it’s a changing world. And so more or less across the street it looks like this…

I was intrigued by the idea of a plaque in the sidewalk in front of a vacant car dealership. More San Bruno history (with transcription helpfully provided by text recognition on my phone, first time I’ve used this feature)!

OLD TIN SCHOOL HOUSE

FIRST CITY HALL

IN 1904 FATHERS OF CHILDREN BUILT SAN BRUNO’S FIRST SCHOOL IT WAS CONSTRUCTED Of WOOD AND COVERED WITH TIN.

A LARGER SCHOOL WAS BUILT AND THE BUILDING BECAME CITY HALL IN 1915.

REMODELED AND ENLARGED IN 1931. IT SERVED UNTL 1953 WHEN THE PRESENT CIVIC CENTER WAS BUILT.

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