Presidio of San Francisco National Historic Landmark District Historic American Buildings Survey report.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, National Park Service, Western Region, Division of National Register Programs, U.S. Dept. of Defense, Dept. of the Army in San Francisco, Calif .

Written in English

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  • Historic sites -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area.,
  • Presidio of San Francisco (Calif.)

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Other titlesNational Historic Landmark District.
ContributionsBrack, Mark L., Delgado, James P., Historic American Building Survey (San Francisco, Calif.), United States. National Park Service. Western Regional Office. Division of National Register Programs., United States. Dept. of Defense., United States. Dept. of the Army.
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. :
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22898411M

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Illustrations, maps. Situated at the mouth of the Golden Gate is the Presidio of San Francisco, one of the nation’s most famous former U.S.

Army bases, currently a National Park in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area and a distinguished National Historic Landmark. From its humble beginnings as a distant outpost of the Spanish Empire on the Pacific Coast, the 5/5(1).

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San Francisco National Historic Landmark District: Maps and Figures Folder". Exact metes and bounds are provided on Continuation Sheets attached to this form. They are based, in part, on a U.S. Army survey. Boundary Justification: The historic district of the Presidio of San Francisco is composed of those lands.

57 rows  National Register # San Francisco Presidio Founded The Presidio of San. - from the National Historic Landmark Designation, J InHittell's Guide Book to San Francisco noted that "General McDowell, late commanding the Pacific military division of the national army, made fine roads through the Presidio reservation, planted trees, and commenced other improvements, so as to convert it into a public.

For years, the Presidio served as an army post for three nations. World and local events, from military campaigns to World Fairs and earthquakes, left their mark. Come enjoy the history and the natural beauty of the Presidio. Explore centuries of architecture.

Reflect in a national cemetery. Over years, the U.S. Army transformed the Presidio grounds from mostly windswept dunes and scrub to a verdant, preeminent military post. Inthe Presidio was designated a Presidio of San Francisco National Historic Landmark District book Historic Landmark and the site has been part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area since The Presidio of San Francisco (originally, El Presidio Real de San Francisco or The Royal Fortress of Saint Francis) is a park and former U.S.

Army military fort on the northern tip of the San Francisco Peninsula in San Francisco, California, and is part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.

Presidio of San Francisco, Post Exchange, Letterman Hospital Complex, Thornburg Road, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA Contributor Names It is a contributing structure to the Presidio of San Francisco's National Historic Landmark district.

The San Francisco Presidio Rail Line is not specifically called out in the National Historic Landmark form as a contributing feature for the district. The rail line(s) are mentioned in the PNHLD as "present" along Mason Street and part of a discussion of the warehouses of the North Cantonment: The demolished exposition buildings.

The Presidio Trust was established by the United States Congress in to oversee the Presidio of San Francisco, an urban national park located at the base of the Golden Gate Bridge. The 1,acre site contains expansive open space and spectacular views, a acre historic forest, and rare and endangered plants and wildlife.

Inn at the Presidio is the first hotel to open within San Francisco’s Presidio, a 1,acre national park. Built inthe Classic Revival brick building blends history with city sophistication and natural beauty. This historic building features an inviting porch, dining and living rooms, and a backyard with a fire pit.

Marcus Books / Jimbo's Bop City, Fillmore Street – San Francisco's th Landmark Built in the s, Fillmore Street is significant for its association with Jimbo's Bop City – a legendary jazz club in the Fillmore District () – and Marcus Books, the oldest independent African American bookstore in the country.

Strategically located at the northern tip of San Francisco, California, the Presidio has played an important role in American History, taking in refuge way back from the Spanish Era, the Mexican-American War, and from World War II to the Civil War.

Formerly known as El Presidio Real de San Francisco (or Royal Presidio of San Francisco), it was established as a Spanish Fort in to take. The Presidio is part of the national park system, as well as a National Historic Landmark District with more than historic buildings. and author of two books on San Francisco architecture.

Abstract. The mission of the Presidio Heritage Program is to reveal and elevate the Presidio of San Francisco, encouraging people to connect more deeply with our shared heritage.

The goals of the program are to involve people in the unfolding story of the Presidio; connect the Presidio to the larger American experience; share knowledge about the Presidio national historic landmark; and build.

PRESIDIO of SAN FRANCISCO - HISTORIC BUILDINGS Survey Report- Paperback Paperback Book - 8 ½ by 11 inches - 64 pages - INCLUDES MAP with buildings identified. Produced by US Department of the Interior & US Department of Defense National Historic Landmark DistrictEnd date:   Presidio of San Francisco.

Now a national park site and San Francisco historical landmark, the Presidio was first a Spanish military fort; it was established in before being controlled by Mexico. The Presidio became a U.S. Army post inand then init was recognized as one of California's registered historical landmarks.

Though the Presidio didn't open its. Fort Point and Presidio Historical Association - Historical preservation and education nonprofit association for the Presidio of San Francisco National Historic District, which is a former military post.

Membership information and background on pending issues. The Golden Gate National Recreation Area contains five National Historic Landmarks in San Francisco.

The Presidio of San Francisco Designated as a National Historic Landmark inthe Presidio of San Francisco was an active military post held by the U.S.

after taking control from Mexican rule in the mids. The Presidio of San Francisco is a beautiful national park and National Historic Landmark at the Golden Gate. The park offers two hotels that are ideal starting points for exploring the park’s nature and history and for visiting regional destinations such as Union Square, the Ferry Building, the Marin Headlands, and the Sonoma/Napa wine country.

The Presidio of San Francisco, encompassing more than buildings with historic value, was designated a National Historic Landmark in Inthe Presidio closed as a military entity and was transferred to the National Park Service in October Intwo hundred years after the founding of the presidio, the district was designated as a National Historic Landmark as the Spanish and later Mexican capital of California from to The discontinuous district consists of twenty-one residential, commercial, and public adobe buildings dating from to   English: Media relating to the Presidio of San Francisco following its transfer to the Golden Gate National Recreation Area of the National Park Service on October 1, For historic images of the Presidio prior to that date, please see Category:Presidio of San Francisco before The Presidio was named a National Historic Landmark District in and became a national park site in The Presidio is the largest historic preservation project underway in the country.

Inn at the Presidio was awarded Sustainability Champion for the Historic Hotels Awards of Excellence. That designation came in when the U.S. government declared the Presidio a National Historic Landmark District. Therefore, the park's forest cannot just be formed at will.

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Today the complex where seamen once recovered and drug addicts got high has been rehabilitated into the Presidio Landmark apartments, chic homes that rent for as much as $8, a month. InSpain established the Presidio military installation at the southern entry into San Francisco.

Oprah's Book Club Group is highlighting Black-owned bookstores around the US, and the list wouldn't be complete without Marcus Books, the oldest independent Black-owned and Black-themed bookstore in the country.

Although Marcus Books closed the doors to its historic home at Fillmore Street in San Francisco in (today it is a hair salon), it continues to thrive today and remains. Before San Francisco became the heart of the tech boom, before it served as the gathering place of counter-culture movements, it was known for its military stronghold called the National Historic Landmark District in the shadow of the Golden Gate Bridge is where San Francisco began.

The Presidio of San Francisco was designated a National Historic Landmark ineven while continuing to serve as the U.S. Army's 6th Army Headquarters. Inthe Golden Gate National Recreation Area was created, and the presidio was designated to be part of the recreation area, in the event of base closure.

El Presidio Real de San Diego (Royal Presidio of San Diego) is a historic fort in San Diego, was established onby Gaspar de Portolá, leader of the first European land exploration of Alta California - at that time an unexplored northwestern frontier area of New presidio was the first permanent European settlement on the Pacific Coast of the present-day.

5 Historic Sites in Presidio: See reviews and photos of Historic Sites in Presidio, San Francisco (California) on Tripadvisor. Wed,AM: Rob Thomson, Presidio Trust Federal Preservation Officer, will speak on the San Francisco Presidio's transition from Army base to National Park and what's happening at the.

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For a relatively young city, San Francisco has a lot of historic charm. While the earthquake and fires destroyed over 80% of the city, some of its most gorgeous areas and structures managed to survive.

Stars Wars Meets Historic Preservation in S.F. Presidio - George Lucas' movie production company and the Presidio Trust are close to signing a lease that will allow Lucas to construct a large office complex inside the national park in San Francisco. Finalization of the lease this spring would be a major advancement in a process that has involved a great deal of planning, political maneuvering.

Inthe U.S. Army marched out the Presidio of San Francisco for the final time, ending years of continuous military use. The chapter that followed was a grand experiment in historic preservation, land use, public-private partnerships, and governance that has resulted in a remarkably successful National Park site and a revitalized National Historic Landmark District.This section of NoeHill explores historic sites and points of interest in San Francisco.

We include all historic sites recognized at the national level (National Register of Historic Places), the state level (California Historical Landmarks) or locally (San Francisco Landmarks).Fort Mason – Situated on 13 waterfront acres with a stunning view of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge, this former military installation and historic landmark has been converted to public use as part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.

Two dozen nonprofit organizations call the center home, including theaters, museums, a music school, a maritime library, a radio station, a.

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