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Pier 42 Bulkhead Building, Pier 42, Embarcadero, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA



B&W Photos

HB133515
View Of Pier 42 Bulkhead Building West Front, Facing East.


Item Title
View Of Pier 42 Bulkhead Building West Front, Facing East.

Location
Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS CA-2287
Building/structure dates: 1918 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1934 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1985
Significance: The building is significant both in its architectural styling and its association with the early twentieth century development of the San Francisco waterfront -- built in 1918, this building is significant as an example of large scale commercial Mediterranean style architecture.

Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW OF THE EMBARCADERO, PIER 38 AND 40 BULKHEAD BUILDINGS WITH PIER 42 BULKHEAD BUILDING IN BACKGROUND AND BELTLINE RAILROAD IN FOREGROUND, FACING SOUTH.
2. VIEW OF THE EMBARCADERO, WITH PIER 42 BULKHEAD BUILDING IN BACKGROUND AND BELTLINE RAILROAD IN FOREGROUND, FACING SOUTH.
3. VIEW OF PIER 42 BULKHEAD BUILDING NORTH SIDE AND WEST FRONT, FACING SOUTHEAST.
4. VIEW OF PIER 42 BULKHEAD BUILDING WEST FRONT, FACING EAST.
5. VIEW OF PIER 42 BULKHEAD BUILDING WEST FRONT AND SOUTH SIDE, FACING NORTHEAST.
6. CLOSE-UP VIEW OF PIER 42 BULKHEAD BUILDING WEST FRONT AND SOUTH SIDE, FACING NORTHEAST.
7. VIEW OF PIER 42 BULKHEAD BUILDING WEST FRONT AND SOUTH SIDE, WITH THREE TOWERS OF THE SAN FRANCISCO-OAKLAND BAY BRIDGE IN BACKGROUND, FACING NORTHEAST.
8. VIEW OF PIER 42 BULKHEAD BUILDING WEST FRONT AND SOUTH SIDE, LOOKING ALONG THE EMBARCADERO WITH TWO TOWERS AND CONCRETE PIER OF THE SAN FRANCISCO-OAKLAND BAY BRIDGE IN BACKGROUND, FACING NORTHEAST.
9. VIEW OF PIER 42 BULKHEAD BUILDING SOUTH SIDE AND EAST BACK (PARTIALLY DEMOLISHED) FACING NORTHWEST.
10. VIEW OF PIER 42 BULKHEAD BUILDING INTERIOR (PARTIALLY DEMOLISHED) WITH JAVA HOUSE IN BACKGROUND, FACING NORTH.
11. VIEW OF PIER 42 BULKHEAD BUILDING INTERIOR (PARTIALLY DEMOLISHED), FACING SOUTHWEST.
12. OVERALL VIEW OF PIER 42 BULKHEAD BUILDING EAST BACK (PARTIALLY DEMOLISHED) LOOKING ACROSS MARINA, FACING SOUTHWEST.
13. Photocopy of photograph (original photograph in possession of the Port of San Francisco, San Francisco, California). Photographer unknown, 22 July 1918 GENERAL VIEW OF PIER 42 BULKHEAD BUILDING AND PIER SHED, NORTH SIDE AND WEST FRONT FROM THE EMBARCADERO, FACING SOUTHEAST.
14. Photocopy of architectural drawing (original September 1917 drawing in possession of Port of San Francisco, San Francisco, California). EAST, NORTH, WEST ELEVATIONS, FIRST FLOOR AND ROOF PLANS.
15. Photocopy of architectural drawing (original September 1917 drawing in possession of Port of San Francisco, San Francisco, California). DETAILS OF WEST ELEVATION, INCLUDING PLAN AND SECTION DETAILS.


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