Exploded Building ! Jackson & Sansome St's
BC1 The boiler for this structure exploded under pressure Leveling the Building and sent two pressure tanks into the air, landing a block away to the SW , hitting the Northwest Corner of the Montgomery Block
Exploded Building # 2
Historic Plaque for Pisco Punch and the Bank Exchange-The damage
Another View of the Plaque and damage to the building
BC5 Typical 1930's-40's window with extruded copper flashing, tile front facade and large pane of glass as newly available
The Pressure Tanks @ Washington & Montgomery St's
BC3 This is the NW corner of the famous Montgomery Block
Surround scene : Irish cop' expression , the people catcher in the street from a streetcar and the plaque for The Bankers exchange and the Invention of Pisco Punch .Agenzia Fugazi is the italian Travel agent for Northbeach . Nice view South on Montgomery St
Jackson St without Trees
1937 Both Hotaling Warehouses visible at right, looking east down jackson
First Bridge Plaque - Jackson and Montgomery st's
william sturgis hinckley - see Hinckley place, modern day fresno alley
732 Montgomery St at washington
700 Block of Montgomery St. with Montgomery BLock in Background
The Montgomery Block - office of the Artist
BC27 Site of the Present day Trans America Pyramid , this is SF's first fireproof building , built in 1854 it survived the great EQ and Fire of
'06 but not speculators and the wrecking ball. The water tank in the background is been useful to orient and locate other photos in context
Parente Bros. at Kearny and Pacific Ave.
Entrance to the Barbary Coast. Also shows the Lindy Hotel and Diana Cafe.
Parente Bros- Pacific @ Kearny
Pacific ave & Kearny Sts
Kearny and Pacific - Parente' Bros since 1915
"Try Parente's Famous Pisco Punch"
BC12 Parente Bros Cafe at Pacific and Kearny
Boxing Legend Damon Runyon Says !
BC# Parente Bros. Cafe on Kearney and Pacific
Looking up Columbus Ave from the intersection at Kearny St.
1937-8 : the 5 Points looking north. The corner building, Galileo Hotel, bowling alley and Monaco Restaurant are located on the block known as the devil's acre, 50 year earlier
Sentinal Tower Columbus and Kearny St's
Tearing down a building on the Barbary Coast
Barbary Coast - Pacific Ave
Old Hippodrome 1937 - 560 Pacific Ave.
Clevlend Wrecking Ball parked at 555 pacific ave
BC21 Tearing down the Barbary coast to make room for the international settlement c: early 1937
500 Block of Pacific looking East to Barbary Coast
Parente Bros. Lindy Hotel ,Original Hippodrome @ 560 pacific ave.
BC25 Early 1937 photo of the removal and transition of the barbary coast
Diana cafe - 580 Pacific Ave.
Diana Cafe -580 Pacific Ave. #2
Spider Kelly's at 574 Pacific Ave.
Spider Kelly's Last Window Ad
Texas Tommy! and the Turkey trott and a few others were invented here and then trended to upscale joints later. The marquee has a couple of famous steppers listed
Spider Kelly's 574 Pacific Ave.
BC32 Ground Floor of the Lindy Hotel
Old Hippodrome-New restaurant Monaco , View West down Pacific