San Francisco in San Francisco City and County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Friends of Libraries U.S.A.
—Literary Landmarks Register —
"Spade went to John's Grill and asked the waiter to hurry his order of chops, baked potatoes, sliced tomatoes... and was smoking a cigarette with his coffee when... "
is designated a Literary Landmark by Friends of the Libraries U.S.A.
Erected 1997 by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library.
Location. 37° 47.13′ N, 122° 24.44′ W. Marker is in San Francisco, California, in San Francisco City and County. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 63 Ellis Street, San Francisco CA 94102, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Ignatius College (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Parrot Building (about 300 feet away); San Francisco Centre (about 400 feet away); Phelan Building (about 700 feet away); 49 Fourth Street (about 700 feet away); Hotel Bristol (about 700 feet away); Ambassador Hotel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dewey Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Francisco.
Regarding John's Grill. "This landmark was the setting for the Maltese Falcon novel by Dashiell Hammett and
Also see . . . John's Grill. (Submitted on May 31, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. Fiction
Categories. • Arts, Letters, Music • Notable Persons •
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