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Engine 15 Firehouse, 2150 California Street, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA



B&W Photos

HB97954
Historic American Buildings Survey California Historical Society Late 1880's Rephoto 1960 South Facade

HB97955
Historic American Buildings Survey Photographer W

HB97956
Historic American Buildings Survey Photographer W

HB97957
Historic American Buildings Survey 1957 South Facade

HB97958
Historic American Buildings Survey 1957 Second Story Details

HB97959
Historic American Buildings Survey 1959 North Deck

HB97960
Historic American Buildings Survey 1959 Hose Tower Detail (exterior)

HB97961
Historic American Buildings Survey 1959 Hose Tower Detail (interior)

HB97962
Historic American Buildings Survey 1959 Demolition Of Second Floor Quarters Looking South


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Item Title


Location
2150 California Street, San Francisco, CA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS CA-1882
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-169).
Building/structure dates: 1884 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1959 demolished
Structure has been referred to stylistically as "Gothic Burlesque."

Significance: Built in 1884 and was representative of the Gothic Revival Spirit that prevailed in San Francisco form the 1850s and reached its peak in the 1880s. This was one of the principle buildings of the picturesque style which survived the San Francisco earthquake and fire of 1906. It was demolished in 1959 and the important ornamental features of the facade were retained for exhibition purposes.

Subjects
"Mission 66" Program
Fire Stations


Related Names
O`Connor, P. J.


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Historic American Buildings Survey California Historical Society Late 1880's Rephoto 1960 SOUTH FACADE
2. Historic American Buildings Survey Photographer W. Cathcart Taken April 10, 1894 SOUTH FACADE
3. Historic American Buildings Survey Photographer W. Cathcart Taken April 10, 1894 SOUTH FACADE + FIRE ENGINE
4. Historic American Buildings Survey 1957 SOUTH FACADE
5. Historic American Buildings Survey 1957 SECOND STORY DETAILS
6. Historic American Buildings Survey 1959 NORTH DECK
7. Historic American Buildings Survey 1959 HOSE TOWER DETAIL (exterior)
8. Historic American Buildings Survey 1959 HOSE TOWER DETAIL (interior)
9. Historic American Buildings Survey 1959 DEMOLITION OF SECOND FLOOR QUARTERS LOOKING SOUTH


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