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National Register of Historic Places in San Francisco

National Register #91000957: Lower Nob Hill Apartment Hotel District Hotel Commodore at 825 Sutter Street
17 February 2004
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National Register #91000957
Lower Nob Hill Apartment Hotel District
590-1209 Bush
680-1156 Sutter
600-1099 Post Streets
Intersecting Cross Streets
Built Various Years


The Lower Nob Hill Apartment Hotel District is comprised of 570 acres containing 295 contributing buildings and one contributing structure. The following table itemizes a few of the contributing buildings.


Contributing Buildings Sequenced By Address
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Name Year Address Remarks
Victoria Hotel1907590 Bush StreetP. L. Pettigrew, contractor
Sheridan Arms Apartments1915604 Bush StreetJames L. McLaughlin, builder
Edison Apartments1914618 Bush StreetRousseau & Rousseau, architects
Matabelle Apartments1911625 Bush StreetEdward T. Foulkes, architect
Teresa Apartments1914626 Bush StreetW. G. Hind, architect
Chickering Apartments1919636 Bush StreetRousseau & Rousseau, architects
Calvert Hotel Apartments1913637-639 Bush StreetRighetti & Headman, architects
Angelus Apartments1911645 Bush StreetRighetti & Headman, architects
Colonial Hotel1912650 Bush StreetCunningham & Politeo, architects
Beck Apartments1909660 Bush StreetCunningham & Politeo, architects
Kenilworth Apartments1907698 Bush StreetSutton & Weeks, architects
Dennis T. Sullivan Fire Chief's Home (San Francisco Landmark 42)1922870 Bush StreetJohn L. Reid, Jr., architect
Sonora Apartments19111207 Bush StreetRousseau & Rousseau, architects
Huntington Arms Apartments19161209 Bush StreetW. G. Hind, architect
Monrovia Apartments191220 Dashiell Hammitt Street Dashiell Hammitt lived here. Designer unknown.
Colonial Hall Apartments191027 Dashiell Hammitt StreetWilliam Beasley, architect. Originally apartments, then residential hotel in 1919.
Charing Cross Apartments1917636 Hyde StreetRousseau & Rousseau, architects
Hyde Apartments1910729 Hyde StreetArthur J. Laib, architect
Apartment Building at 737 Hyde Street1923737 Hyde StreetHerman C. Baumann, architect
Chatom Apartments1915824 Hyde StreetRousseau & Rousseau, architects
Pacific Telephone Exchange Building1904827 Hyde StreetA. A. Cantin, architect. Only building in the district to survive the 1906 Earthquake and Fire.
Hyde-Sutter Apartments1916838 Hyde StreetW. G. Hind, architect
Apartment Building at 845 Hyde Street1919845 Hyde StreetAlbert Schroepfer, architect
Le Brun Apartments1908897 Hyde StreetCharles H. Barrett, architect
Gaylord Hotel (San Francisco Landmark 159)1928620 Jones StreetHerman C. Baumann, architect
Jones Apartments1910628-634 Jones StreetAugust Schaefer, contractor
Women's Hotel1911642 Jones StreetHavens & Toepke, architects. Originally a boarding house.
Hotel St. Clair1906700 Jones StreetSalfield & Kohlberg, architects. Originally a residential hotel.
Luxor Apartments1911720 Jones StreetWilliam Beasley, architect. Originally and apartment building with wall beds.
Pleasanton Apartments1918801 Jones StreetJoseph Cahen, architect. Originally 55 apartments and several stores.
Apartment Building at 810 Jones Street1916810 Jones StreetRousseau & Rousseau, architects
Commodore Apartments1922828 Jones StreetHerman C. Baumann, architect
Lambert Apartments1922925 Jones StreetArchitect unknown.
Randolph Apartments1917945 Larkin StreetWood & Simpson, architects
Arden Apartments19071005 Larkin StreetW. G. Hind, architect
Elk Hotel19071008 Larkin StreetDavid C. Coleman, architect. Originally five stores and eighty rooms with elevator and phones.
Hotel Harcourt19061105 Larkin StreetSylvain Schnaittacher, architect. Originally private hotel or rooming house with stores.
Marble Court Apartments19231112 Larkin StreetEdward H. Denke, architect
Larkin Apartments19221130 Larkin StreetHarry C. Warwick, owner/builder. Originally 31 apartments.
Dallas Apartments19111144 Larkin StreetAugust Nordin, architect
Stow Apartments1922615 Leavenworth StreetKincannon & Perego, builders
Del Mar Apartments1922930 Leavenworth StreetJames Walsh, owner/builder
Apartment Building at 602 Mason Street1919602 Mason StreetRousseau & Rousseau, architects
Holluschickie Club1911700 Mason StreetOriginally a private club, converted to apartments with stores about 1920. C. A. Meussdorffer, architect.
Apartment Building at 711-729 Mason Street1920711 Mason StreetDesigner unknown
Pacific Gas and Electric Company Steam Plant1913Frederick H. Meyer, architect. Originally a steam plant for heating downtown area businesses and hotels.
Portas Del Mar Apartments1927665 Pine StreetDesigner unknown.
Glen Cliff Apartments1910679 Pine StreetDesigner unknown.
Agatha Apartments1925701 Pine StreetBaumann & Jose, architects
Bar gene Apartments1929737 Pine StreetDesigner unknown.
Baldwin Apartments19061036 Polk StreetRoss & Burgen, architects
Hotel Alvarado1913606 Post StreetPhilip Schwerdt, architect. Originally a bachelor hotel.
Burlingame Apartments19171086 Post StreetEdward E. Young, architect
Perine House1911535 Powell StreetOriginally a private residence. C. A. Meussdorffer, architect.
Family Club1909545 Powell StreetC. A. Meussdorffer, architect.
Chesterfield Apartments1911560 Powell StreetLewis M. Gardner, architect
Apartment Building at 625 Powell Street1911625 Powell StreetDesigner unknown.
Apartment Building at 626 Powell Street1911626 Powell StreetM. V. Politeo, architect
Hotel Navarre1927417 Stockton StreetOriginally bachelor apartments. Oliver & Foulkes, architects.
Pinemont Apartments1923550 Stockton StreetDesigner unknown.
Streetlights on Sutter Street1908680-1140 Sutter Street"The Winning of the West" bases by sculptor Arthur Putnam.
Apartment Building at 680 Sutter Street1918680 Sutter StreetC. A. Meussdorffer, architect
Lorin Apartments19071156 Sutter StreetMiller & Colmesnil, architects
Hotel Commodore (See photo at top of page)1923825 Sutter StreetBaumann & Jose, architects
Krotoszyner Building (National Register #85001784)1911995-999 Sutter StreetHerman Barth, architect
Langham Apartments1922555 Taylor StreetWilliam Helbing, engineer
Hotel Springer1924615 Taylor StreetCouchot & Rosenwald, architects
Claridge Apartments1909749 Taylor StreetG. A. Dodge, architect
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