|Bay View Park in 1869 [Photo: SF Planning (pdf)]|
When the Bayview was the working-class neighborhood of South San Francisco, the area was made accessible by the Long Bridge, a wooden structure that crossed Mission Bay in 1865. The bridge stretched all the way down to the Victorian ornate Bay View Race Track and Park. Nevada City mining millionaire George Hearst (yeah, those Hearsts) funded the construction, complete with a very fancy hotel.More at CurbedSF
Also check out what used to be located at the KFC/Taco Bell on Third at Jerrold in "What Was Once a Bar is Now a KFC/Taco Bell in Bayview"