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851 O'Farrell Street

c. 1908

 
 
851 O'Farrell Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 17, 2015
1. 851 O'Farrell Street Marker
Inscription.

Formerly the popular Blanco's Hotel and Restaurant, Taft Hotel

This building is listed in the
National Register of
Historic Places
Uptown Tenderloin Historic District

 
Location. 37° 47.1′ N, 122° 25.121′ W. Marker is in San Francisco, California, in San Francisco City and County. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 851 O'Farrell Street, San Francisco CA 94109, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Blanco's Café & Music Box (a few steps from this marker); Wally Heider Recording - 1969-1980 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hotel Jefferson (approx. 0.2 miles away); Blackhawk Jazz Club (approx. ¼ mile away); Sarcophagus of Thomas Starr King (approx. ¼ mile away); Oasis Apartments (approx. ¼ mile away); Cadillac Hotel (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hamlin Hotel (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Francisco.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
851 O'Farrell Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 17, 2015
2. 851 O'Farrell Street Marker
851 O'Farrell Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 17, 2015
3. 851 O'Farrell Street Marker
851 O'Farrell Street image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 17, 2015
4. 851 O'Farrell Street
This 4 story reinforced concrete building designed by Righetti and Kuhl was build in 1908 by Antoine de Bua Blanco as Blanco's Hotel and Restaurant to replace the Poodle Dog Restaurant (at Mason and Eddy Streets) destroyed in the 1906 earthquake and fire. It was later the Taft Hotel.
851 and 859 O'Farrell Street image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 17, 2015
5. 851 and 859 O'Farrell Street
These two buildings were Blanco's Hotel and Restaurant and Blanco's Café respectively.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 17, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 185 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 17, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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