Are There Any Articles Written About The Building?

Was it in the News?

Architect and Engineer, 1906-1959 microfilm, print [SFHC] and online (1909-1959).

Indexes: Index for 1905-1928 (vol.1-95) compiled by Gary Goss (print); index for 1930-1959 (vol. 103-217) online Art Full Text (Wilson)
To limit your search to this journal, enter "Architect and Engineer" and select "Journal Name" from the pull-down menu. (from outside of the library, a San Francisco Public Library card and PIN are required to access the database). Please note: Art Full Text only indexes this journal.


California Architect and Building News, 1879-1899 microfilm [SFHC] and online.

Index: Index of San Francisco Building, 1879-1900 by John Snyder (print).


San Francisco History Center Ephemera Collection  [SFHC].

Use the online guide for looking up building and business names. Check with the librarian to retrieve these files from closed stacks.


San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco Examiner, San Francisco Call and Daily Alta California microfilm [Magazines & Newspapers Center and online listed on Online Resources page under "Are There Any Articles Written About It? ].

Check the newspapers for events that happened in the buildings, information about architects and advertisements for residential areas.


San Francisco Examiner, 1902-present, on 5th Floor in MNC.

Architects for building projects in west of Twin Peaks neighborhoods.


San Francisco News Letter, 1868, July 1875-1886 (incomplete) [SFHC].

Lists real estate transactions.


San Francisco Heritage Newsletter / The Foundation for San Francisco's Architectural Heritage. 1973-present [SFHC]. (2000-to date online) Indexed by SFAH.


SFHC = San Francisco History Center

Photograph of house at California and Franklin Streets, 1957.

Photograph of Columbus Tower at 916 Kearney Street, 1964