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Russian Hill Viewed From Pier 35 Cruise Terminal
Russian Hill Viewed From Pier 35 Cruise Terminal
Pier 35 Cruise Terminal Viewed From Russian Hill Crest Pier 35 Cruise Terminal Viewed From Russian Hill Crest
26 May 2011
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National Register #87002289
Russian Hill - Vallejo Street Crest Historic District
Bounded By Broadway, Jones, Vallejo and Taylor
Period of Significance: 1875-1949

When the forty-acre Russian Hill - Vallejo Street Crest Historic District was added to the National Register on 22 January 1988, the district contained twenty-six contributing buildings, two contributing sites, and five contributing structures. The district also contained eleven buildings and one site which were considered to be of no historical interest.

 

Contributing Buildings Sequenced By Address
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Name Year Address Remarks
Ethel Parker Roeder - Sara Bard Field House19091020 BroadwayAlbert Farr designed this First Bay Area Tradition house and its neighbor at 1629 Taylor Street.
Parker-Atkinson Retaining Wall (See San Francisco Landmark 97: Atkinson House)18901020-1060 Broadway
Joseph and Catherine Atkinson House (San Francisco Landmark 97)18531032 Broadway
Demerest Retaining Wall18901078-1080 BroadwayAggregate wall, fifteen to twenty feet in height. The apartment building at 1 Florence Street, built in 1957, does not contribute to the district..
Livermore-Whittlesey House I191335 FlorenceOne of a group of four contributing Pueblo Mission Revival houses which share partywalls and a rear courtyard. The other three addresses are 37 Florence, 1728 Jones and 1730 Jones.
Livermore-Whittlesey House II191337 FlorenceSee 35 Florence
Livermore-Whittlesey-Jew House191239 FlorencePueblo Mission Revival house designed by Charles F. Whittlesey and elarged in 1948 and 1969.
Horatio Putnam Livermore Residence185740 Florence
Livermore-Whittlesey House III19131728 JonesSee 35 Florence
Livermore-Whittlesey House IV19131730 JonesSee 35 Florence
Livermore-McCall House I19151740 JonesOne of a group of three Mission/Spanish Colonial Revival houses. The other two stand at 1742 Jones Street and 1085 Vallejo Street.
Livermore-McCall House II19151742 JonesSee 1740 Jones Street.
Livermore-Polk House I19151 Russsian Hill PlaceWillis Polk designed this Mission/Spanish Colonial Revival residence for Norman Livermore. It is one of a group of four partywall buildings including 3, 5 and 7 Russian Hill Place.
Livermore-Polk House II19153 Russsian Hill PlaceSee 1 Russian Hill Place for more information.
Livermore-Polk House III19155 Russsian Hill PlaceThis residence is the mirror image of the adjoining Livermore-Polk House II at 3 Russian Hill Place. See 1 Russian Hill Place for more information.
Stanley G. Heyman House19366 Russsian Hill PlaceSecond Bay Area Tradition house designed by the firm Farr & Ward.
Livermore-Polk House IV19157 Russsian Hill PlaceSee 1 Russian Hill Place.
Maria Homer - Charles Parker Retaining Wall18671601-1629 Taylor StreetSemi-regular stuccoed stone retaining wall at the corner ot Taylor and Broadway.
Homer Parker House19091629 Taylor StreetEarly First Bay Area Tradition house designed by Architect Albert Farr for Homer Parker. Replaced Mr. Parker's boyhood home which stood on a double lot at Broadway and Taylor.
Samuel L. Theller Retaining Wall18671637 Taylor StreetLarge cut stones, regularly coursed, set in an arch above the entry.
The House of the Flag (San Francisco Landmark 46)18641652-1656 Taylor Street
Ina Coolbrith Park19301700 Taylor Street
Livingston Jenks Retaining Wall19051701-1715 Taylor StreetA battered stone wall of irregular coursing which rises from six feet to thirty feet in height. The modern stucco house at 1715 Taylor is noncontributing.
Vallejo Street Improvements1914Vallejo Street Between Jones and Taylor
Hanford-Verdier Mansion19051001 Vallejo Street
Williams-Polk House: Polk Portion18921013-1017 Vallejo StreetThis First Bay Area Tradition house is Willis Polk's first "rustic city house," and it sets the architectural theme for the entire historic district. Mr. Polk live din this house from 1893 to 1898, and it remained in his family until 1925.
Williams-Polk House: Dora Norton Williams Portion18921019 Vallejo StreetThe original owner was painter Dora Norton who was the widow of painter and teacher Virgil Williams. Mr Williams was one of the founders of the Bohemian Club and the San Francisco Art Institue nearby on Chesnut Street.
Helen Eells House19171023 Vallejo StreetFirst Bay Area Tradition house designed by Julia Morgan.
David P. Marshall Houses II & III18881034 & 1036 Vallejo StreetFirst Bay Area Tradition houses designed by Joseph Worcester.
Marjorie G. Ford House19411070 Vallejo StreetSecond Bay Area Tradition house designed by the firm of Farr & Ward.
Norman Banks Livermore House19121071 Vallejo StreetPueblo Revival house designed by Charles F. Whittlesey.
Peter J. Lowry Flats19081075-1077 Vallejo StreetThis is the only contributing building in the district not designed by a distinguished architect. It was built by carpenter Peter J. Lowry after the 1906 Fire destroyed a previous building at this site.
Livermore-McCall House III19151085 Vallejo StreetSee 1740 Jones Street.

Hanford-Verdier Mansion on Russian Hill Crest
26 May 2011
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Robert G. Hanford - Paul Verdier Mansion at 1001 Vallejo Street

Four story, rough-stuccoed Colonial Revival and Craftsman residence.

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David P. Marshall Houses on Russian Hill Crest
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David P. Marshall Houses at 1034 and 1036 Vallejo Street

First Bay Area Tradition house designed by amateur architect Joseph Worcester before Polk, Coxhead and Brown had arrived in San Francisco. Along with 1036 Vallejo, this house was the first San Francisco house clad in unpainted shingles.

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