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Graceful Brick Building

 
 
Graceful Brick Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 10, 2012
1. Graceful Brick Building Marker
Inscription.  Constructed in 1858, this graceful brick building played an important role in the financial and entrepreneurial development of frontier San Francisco. From his offices in this building, William M. Lent, President of the Savage Mining Company, organized the financing of the Comstock Lode. The wealth created by the successful mining of the Comstock provided capital for the development of the West in the years following the Civil War.
 
Erected by Society of California Pioneers. (Marker Number 27.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 37° 47.804′ N, 122° 24.118′ W. Marker is in San Francisco, California, in San Francisco City and County. Marker is on Jackson Street near Sansome Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 Jackson Street, San Francisco CA 94111, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 56 Gold Street (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hotaling Building (about 300 feet away); The Banking Firm of Pioche et Bayerque (about 400 feet
Graceful Brick Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 10, 2012
2. Graceful Brick Building Marker
The marker is located inside the entrance alcove.
away); Site of the Bank of Lucas, Turner & Co. (about 400 feet away); The Salvation Army (about 500 feet away); First Jewish Religious Services (about 500 feet away); Old Ship Saloon (about 500 feet away); The Black Cat Café (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Francisco.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Savage Mining Company Marker in Virginia City, Nevada
 
A Graceful Brick Building image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 10, 2012
3. A Graceful Brick Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 13, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 424 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 13, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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