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

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

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description

Summary

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.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-169
Survey number: HABS CA-1882
Building/structure dates: 1884 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1959 Demolished

person

Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
O`Connor, P J
place

Location

San Francisco, California, United States37.78969, -122.42992
Google Map of 37.789693, -122.4299207
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Source

Library of Congress
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Copyright info

No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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