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Oasis Apartments

Uptown Tenderloin Historic District

 

c. 1928

 
Oasis Apartments Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 23, 2013
1. Oasis Apartments Marker
Inscription. Formerly YMCA Hotel

This building is listed in the National Register of Historic Places
 
Erected by Uptown Tenderloin, Incorporated.
 
Location. 37° 46.958′ N, 122° 24.896′ W. Marker is in San Francisco, California, in San Francisco City and County. Marker is on Turk Street east of Hyde Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 351 Turk 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); Page Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Former Film Exchange (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 220 Golden Gate Ave. (about 300 feet away); California Labor School (about 300 feet away); Wally Heider Recording - 1969-1980 (about 300 feet away); Hotel Jefferson (about 500 feet away); Hamlin Hotel (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Francisco.
 
Also see . . .
1. Y.M.C.A. Hotel. Noehill.com provides a concise analysis of the buiding's architecture: The Y.M.C.A. Hotel is one of San Francisco's last major buildings based upon the late 19th
Oasis Apartments and Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 23, 2013
2. Oasis Apartments and Marker - Wide View
The marker is visible on the right side of building.
and early 20th century Chicago style of two-part or three-part vertical blocks with historicist ornamentation. It was probably the last major pre-1945 work of local master architect Frederick Herman Meyer.... (Submitted on November 1, 2015.) 

2. Y.M.C.A. Hotel - Whitehall Apartments. (PDF) National Register Form, 1986. (Submitted on November 23, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkIndustry & Commerce
 
Oasis Apartments <br>1928 image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 17, 2015
3. Oasis Apartments
1928
351 Turk Street
Terra Cotta Relief Above the Entrance image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 23, 2013
4. Terra Cotta Relief Above the Entrance
(Click on picture to enlarge for detail.)
<i>Y.M.C.A. Hotel</i> image. Click for full size.
circa 1935
5. Y.M.C.A. Hotel
Windows in the Logia<br>Y.M.C.A Hotel Building image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 17, 2015
6. Windows in the Logia
Y.M.C.A Hotel Building
Medallion<br>Y.M.C.A. Hotel Building image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 17, 2015
7. Medallion
Y.M.C.A. Hotel Building
Tympanum image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 17, 2015
8. Tympanum
“The terra cotta tympanum ornament is patterned after ones found on Romanesque churches: a front-facing central figure is seated in conventional Romanesque perspective, flanked by kneeling adorers on each side.” — National Register Form, Y.M.C.A. Hotel, 1986.
Capital image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 17, 2015
9. Capital
Oasis Apartments image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 17, 2015
10. Oasis Apartments
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 1, 2015, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 293 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 1, 2015, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.   3. submitted on November 23, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   4, 5. submitted on November 1, 2015, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.   6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on November 23, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
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