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Wally Heider Recording - 1969-1980

Uptown Tenderloin Historic District

 

—Uptown Tenderloin Lost Landmarks —

 
Wally Heider Recording - 1969-1980 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 9, 2013
1. Wally Heider Recording - 1969-1980 Marker
Inscription. The Greatful Dead, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Jefferson Airplane and many other bands created landmark albums at Wally Heider Recording, the City's first modern recording studio. The studio was a center of artistic collaboration. Crosby, Stills, Nash, & Young recorded their historic album, "Deja Vu," with Jerry Garcia on "Teach Your Children". Eric Clapton jammed with the band, Santana, on their album, "Abraxas." Herbie Hancock recorded his best-selling jazz album, "Headhunters" here.
 
Erected 2012 by Uptown Tenderloin, Incorporated.
 
Location. 37° 46.988′ N, 122° 24.956′ W. Marker is in San Francisco, California, in San Francisco City and County. Marker is on Hyde Street north of Turk Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 245 Hyde Street, San Francisco CA 94102, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Blackhawk Jazz Club (within shouting distance of this marker); Oasis Apartments (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hotel Jefferson (about 400 feet away); Page Hotel (about 500 feet away); Hamlin Hotel
Wally Heider Recording - Entrance (now Hyde Street Studios) image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 9, 2013
2. Wally Heider Recording - Entrance (now Hyde Street Studios)
(about 600 feet away); 220 Golden Gate Ave. (about 600 feet away); California Labor School (about 600 feet away); Cadillac Hotel (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in San Francisco.
 
Also see . . .
1. Recording Wally Heider. "A weblog dedicated to the life and times of the Legendary Wally Heider, his studios and the people that worked there." (Submitted on March 19, 2013.) 

2. Wally Heider's Studios Discography. The Grateful Dead Family presents a year-by-year discography of the albums recorded in Heider's studio in part or whole from the time Heider's San Francisco opened in 1969 to the end of his tenure as studio manager there in 1980. Includes albums from Jefferson Airplane; Credence Clearwater Revival; Steve Miller Band; Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young; Santana; the Grateful Dead; Herbie Hancock; John Lee Hooker; Boz Scaggs; Van Morrison; Hot Tuna; Doobie Brothers, and the Pointer Sisters, to name some of the better known recording artists. (Submitted on March 19, 2013.) 

3. SPARS spotlights new member, San Francisco based Hyde Street Studios. The Society of Professional Audio Recording Services spotlights
Wally Heider Recording - 1969-1980 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 17, 2015
3. Wally Heider Recording - 1969-1980 Marker
Hyde Street Studios, which is what Wally Heider Recording became in 1980, after it was sold. Includes a detailed history of the studio under both names, and includes pictures. (Submitted on March 19, 2013.) 

4. Lost Landmarks. This marker is one of 9 Lost Landmark sidewalk plaques authorized by the Board of Supervisors on September 6, 2011. “These ‘Lost Landmark’ sites will greatly illuminate the forgotten history of these San Francisco sites of historic significance; now, therefore be it.” (Submitted on December 23, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainmentIndustry & Commerce
 
Hyde Street Studios<br>245 Hyde Street image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 17, 2015
4. Hyde Street Studios
245 Hyde Street
These Buildings Built in 1930 by architects O'Brien Brothers and W.D. Peugh were the Fox Film Corporation and RKO in 1932 and Gaumont British Picture Corporation of American in 1937.
Theatrical Mask - Hyde Street Studios image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 17, 2015
5. Theatrical Mask - Hyde Street Studios
Theatrical Mask - Hyde Street Studios image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 17, 2015
6. Theatrical Mask - Hyde Street Studios
Hyde Street Studios<br>245 Hyde Street image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 17, 2015
7. Hyde Street Studios
245 Hyde Street
Lion image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 17, 2015
8. Lion
Wally Heider Recording Studios - Now Hyde Street Studios image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 9, 2013
9. Wally Heider Recording Studios - Now Hyde Street Studios
The marker is just visible here, set into the sidewalk just to the left of the tree on the right. Constructed in 1931, the building formerly served as a film exchange.
Architectural Detail image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 17, 2015
10. Architectural Detail
Architectural Detail image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 17, 2015
11. Architectural Detail
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 458 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.   3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   9. submitted on , by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.   10, 11. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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