NRHP Listings in San Francisco: The National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) was authorized by the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 to encourage the preservation of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects significant in the history, architecture, archeology, engineering and culture of the United States of America.
California Historical Landmarks in San Francisco: Buildings, structures, sites, or places that have been determined to have statewide historical significance. Most California Historical Landmarks have commemorative plaques.
Locally Designated Landmarks: The San Francisco Landmarks Preservation Advisory Board was established in 1967. Its nine members are appointed by the Mayor of San Francisco. Nominated properties are subject to public hearings and must be approved by the Landmarks Board, the Planning Commission and the Board of Supervisors before being designated as San Francisco Landmarks.
Points of Interest: This category allows us to photograph and discuss all things San Francisco that we would like to share.
It was the fall of 1970. Rex Reed and Truman Capote were missed at the Beverly Sills opening night post-opera ball. They, along with Mrs. Johnny Carson and Mrs. Sam Spiegel, were squeezing their way through the sold-out crowd at a Chinese movie house in San Francisco, where a group of flamboyant, radical hippies called The Cockettes had donned their wigs, makeup and petticoats for a midnight revue....