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Montgomery Block, 28 Montgomery Street, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA



B&W Photos

HB99256
San Francisco Chronicle Library Photo Ca

HB99257
Historic American Buildings Survey Muybridge Photo Ca

HB99258
Historic American Buildings Survey A

HB99259
Historic American Buildings Surveys Enlarged Photograph; No Credit Requested 1956 South Elevation

HB99260
Historic American Buildings Survey William S

HB99261
Historic American Buildings Survey William S

HB99262
Historic American Buildings Survey William S

HB99263
Historic American Buildings Survey William S

HB99264
Historic American Buildings Survey William S

HB99265
Historic American Buildings Survey William S

HB99266
Historic American Buildings Survey William S


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Item Title


Location
28 Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS CA-1228
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-64).
Building/structure dates: 1853 initial construction
Significance: Built as the largest and safest office building in San Francisco, the Montgomery Block became the headquarters of professional men from 1853 to 1890. It housed the Adolph Sutro Library and at the turn of the century became the domicile of such artists and writers as the Norrises, George Sterling, Maynard Dixon, Ralph Stackpole, Charles Caldwell Dobie and Jack London. It was the only major downtown San Francisco building to escape the earthquake and fire of 1906.

Subjects
Offices


Related Names
Halleck, Henry Wager
Cummings, Gord


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. San Francisco Chronicle Library Photo Ca. 1860 Rephoto 1938 GENERAL VIEW - MONTGOMERY BLOCK, CENTER
3. Historic American Buildings Survey Muybridge Photo Ca. 1860 S.F. College for Women, Collection Rephoto 1938 VIEW FROM SOUTHWEST
4. Historic American Buildings Survey A. J. Wittlock, Photographer March 1940 VIEW FROM SOUTHWEST
5. Historic American Buildings Surveys Enlarged photograph; no credit requested 1956 SOUTH ELEVATION
6. Historic American Buildings Survey William S. Ricco, Photographer August 1958 DETAIL - SOUTH ELEVATION
7. Historic American Buildings Survey William S. Ricco, Photographer August 1958 DETAIL OF CORNICE
8. Historic American Buildings Survey William S. Ricco, Photographer August 1958 GROUND FLOOR DETAIL
9. Historic American Buildings Survey William S. Ricco, Photographer August 1958 DETAIL OF COURT AND IRON TIES
10. Historic American Buildings Survey William S. Ricco, Photographer August 1958 HALL - SOUTH WING
11. Historic American Buildings Survey William S. Ricco, Photographer August 1958 OFFICE DOORS
12. Historic American Buildings Survey William S. Ricco, Photographer August 1958 INTERIOR LIGHTWELL


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