San Francisco Filmmaker Pays Tribute To Great-Grandfather’s Work, Legacy — NBC Bay Area

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— by Garvin Thomas: Glenn Lym is an architect and documentary filmmaker who has learned so much about his San Francisco roots, he can tell you just how far down into the ground those roots to.

“About 16 to 20 feet below where we are,” Lym said standing in the middle of Minnesota Street in the city’s Dogpatch neighborhood.

In the late 1800’s, before landfill had raised the level of the ground to its current height, Lym’s great-grandfather, Lim Lip Hong, built a ranch on this site to raise his family…

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May 9, 2019 — 22:31


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