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The Bulldog Baths

Uptown Tenderloin Historic District

 
 
The Bulldog Baths Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 23, 2013
1. The Bulldog Baths Marker
Inscription.
130 Turk Street
c. 1923
Formerly housed the Bulldog Baths.

This building is listed in the
National Register of
Historic Places

 
Erected 2010 by Uptown Tenderloin, Incorporated.
 
Location. 37° 46.991′ N, 122° 24.685′ W. Marker is in San Francisco, California, in San Francisco City and County. Marker is on Turk Street west of Taylor Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 130 Turk Street, San Francisco CA 94117, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gene Compton's Cafeteria Riot 1966 (within shouting distance of this marker); Compton's Cafeteria Riot - 1966 (within shouting distance of this marker); Warfield Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Antonia Manor (within shouting distance of this marker); Hotel Drake (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Original Joe's (about 300 feet away); The Screening Room - 1966-1980's (about 300 feet away); Dahlia Hotel (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Francisco.
 
Also see . . .  National Register of Historic Places Recognizes San Francisco’s Bulldog Baths With Historical Plaque
The Bulldog Baths Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 17, 2015
2. The Bulldog Baths Marker
. Will Kohler's article (9/22/2012) provides a description of the Bulldog Bathhouse and its importance in gay culture: The famous (or infamous) Bulldog Baths which opened in 1978 and was shuttered less than a decade later due to the hysteria of the AIDS crisis has been awarded a plaque and registered in the National Register of Historic Places.... (Submitted on February 25, 2013.) 
 
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The Bulldog Baths Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 18, 2015
3. The Bulldog Baths Marker
The Bulldog Baths Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 23, 2013
4. The Bulldog Baths Building and Marker
The marker is visible here just to the left of the door.
Capital and Rainbow Flag image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 17, 2015
5. Capital and Rainbow Flag
Pilasters with these metal capitals appear to have been added to the building since 2013.
Architectural Detail image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 17, 2015
6. Architectural Detail
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 25, 2013, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 523 times since then and 35 times this year. Last updated on March 17, 2013, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. Photos:   1. submitted on February 25, 2013, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.   2, 3. submitted on November 27, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   4. submitted on February 25, 2013, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.   5, 6. submitted on November 27, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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