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Fort Point, U.S. Highway 101, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA



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Item Title


Location
U.S. Highway 101, San Francisco, CA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS CA-1239
Significance: Designed to protect the entrance to the San Francisco Bay. Classic example of brick seacoast forts. Abandoned in 1886 when powerful rifled cannons made brick forts obsolete.

Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Historic American Buildings Survey Roger Sturtevant, Photographer May 31, 1934 VIEW FROM SOUTH-WEST
2. Historic American Buildings Survey Roger Sturtevant, Photographer May 31, 1934 NORTH-WEST CORNER
3. Historic American Buildings Survey Roger Sturtevant, Photographer May 31, 1934 COURT (SOUTH SIDE)
4. Historic American Buildings Survey Roger Sturtevant, Photographer May 31, 1934 COURT (SOUTHSIDE)
5. Historic American Buildings Survey Roger Sturtevant, Photographer May 31, 1934 COURT LOOKING WEST
6. Historic American Buildings Survey Roger Sturtevant, Photographer May 31, 1934 COURT LOOKING EAST
7. Historic American Buildings Survey Roger Sturtevant, Photographer May 31, 1934 NORTH GALLERY - SECOND STORY (INTERIOR)
8. Historic American Buildings Survey 1920'S LOOKING WEST
9. GENERAL AERIAL VIEW OF FORT POINT
10. AERIAL VIEW INCLUDING OLD STONE SEA WALL
11. VIEW OF FORT AND GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE
12. EXTERIOR, SOUTH SIDE
13. EXTERIOR, SOUTHSIDE WITH GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE
14. EAST WALL AND BASTION
15. DETAIL OF GRANITE BLOCKS IN EAST WALL
16. ENTRANCE TO FORT
17. SEAWARD GUN POSITIONS ON ROOF
18. DETAIL OF GUN POSITIONS ON ROOF WITH ALCATRAZ ISLAND IN THE BACKGROUND
19. GENERAL VIEW OF COURTYARD, NORTH TO SOUTH
20. GENERAL VIEW OF COURTYARD, FROM WEST
21. VIEW OF COURTYARD, LOOKING EAST
22. COURTYARD VIEW OF CASEMATES (FORTIFIED ENCLOSURES)
23. DETAIL OF CASEMATES
24. COURTYARD VIEW OF EAST STAIR TOWER
25. COURTYARD VIEW TO EAST AND SOUTH
26. VIEW ACROSS COURTYARD TOWARD LIGHTHOUSE AND STAIR TOWER
27. LIGHTHOUSE AND COURTYARD VIEW FROM ROOF
28. SPIRAL GRANITE STAIR WAY IN LIGHTHOUSE
29. WEST STAIR TOWER, LIGHTHOUSE
30. EXTERIOR PORCHES, SOUTH SIDE
31. VIEW ACROSS COURTYARD TO PORCHES
32. PERSONNEL QUARTERS
33. DETAIL OF COLONADE AT PERSONNEL QUARTERS
34. VIEW THROUGH CASEMATES, SECOND DECK NORTH SIDE
35. GALLERY OF CASEMATES, SECOND TIER
36. DETAIL OF CASEMATE, THIRD TIER
37. GALLERY OF CASEMATES, THIRD TIER, SEAWARD SIDE
38. INTERSECTING ARCHES, THIRD TIER CASEMATES
39. INNER GATES, VIEW FROM COURTYARD
40. OUTER GATES, WITH RIFLE PORTS ALONG SIDE WALLS
41. INTERIOR VIEW OF ENLISTED MEN'S QUARTERS, SECOND TIER
42. INTERIOR VIEW OF OFFICER'S QUARTERS, THIRD TIER
43. PRISON CELL BLOCK
44. ONLY REMAINING POST BRACKET AT IRON RAILING ON ROOF
45. ENTRANCE TO AMMUNITION BUNKER ON BLUFF TO REAR OF FORT
GENERAL VIEW OF COURTYARD, FROM WEST
EXTERIOR PORCHES, SOUTH SIDE
VIEW OF FORT POINT COURTYARD WITH GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE IN BACKGROUND


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