John Reid, Jr. (1879-1968)
John Reid was born and raised in San Francisco. He studied architecture at the University of California, Berkeley, and at the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris. Except for his time in Paris, Reid lived in San Francisco.
Before opening his own firm, Reid worked as a draftsman for Willis Polk and Daniel Burnham.
As City Architect, he designed many important municipal buildings including public schools, firehouses and hospitals.
In 2020, the San Francisco School Names Advisory Committee recommended that a school be renamed if the name of the school met any of the following criteria:
The committee compiled a list of forty-four schools that should be renamed. The list includes Junipero Serra Elementary, George Washington High School, Jefferson Elementary, Monroe Elementary, Abraham Lincoln High School, Roosevelt Middle School, Herbert Hoover Middle School, Paul Revere K-8, Francis Scott Key Elementary, John Muir Elementary, Robert Louis Stevenson Elementary, and Dianne Feinstein Elementary.
Five schools designed by Reid are on the list: Balboa High School, Commodore Sloat Elementary, Everett Middle School, Mission High School and Sherman Elementary School.
Three schools designed by Reid escaped the inquisition: Galileo High School, High School of Commerce, and Pacific Heights Elementary School.
|Name||Year||Address||City||Sort Address||Sort Name|
|Balboa High School||1934||1000 Cayuga||San Francisco||Cayuga||Balboa High School|
|Bill Graham Civic Auditorium||1915||99 Grove Street||San Francisco||Grove 099||Bill Graham Civic Auditorium|
|Commodore Sloat School||1920||50 Darien Way||San Francisco||Darien 0050||Commodore Sloat School|
|Engine Company No. 24||1914||100 Hoffman Avenue||San Francisco||Hoffman 0100||Engine Company No. 24|
|Engine Company No. 47||1913||1298 Girard Street||San Francisco||Girard 1298||Engine Company No. 47|
|Engine Company No. 8||1917||1648 Pacific Avenue||San Francisco||Pacific 1648||Engine Company No. 8|
|Everett Middle School||1927||450 Church Street||San Francisco||Church0450||Everett Middle School|
|Galileo High School||1927||1150 Francisco Street||San Francisco||Francisco 1150||Galileo High School|
|High School of Commerce||1926||135 Van Ness Avenue||San Francisco||Van Ness 0135||High School of Commerce|
|Laguna Honda Hospital||375 Laguna Honda Boulevard||San Francisco||Laguna Honda 0375||Laguna Honda Hospital|
|Mission High School||1925||3750 18th Street||San Francisco||!Street 18 3750||Mission High School|
|Noe Valley Carnegie Library||1916||451 Jersey Street||San Francisco||Jersey 0251||Noe Valley Carnegie Library|
|North End Police Station||1912||2475 Greenwich Street||San Francisco||Greenwich 2475||North End Police Station|
|Pacific Heights Elementary School||1924||2340 Jackson Street||San Francisco||Jackson 2340||Pacific Heights Elementary School|
|Phi Delta Theta Chapter House||1914||2717 Hearst Avenue||Berkeley||Hearst 2717||Phi Delta Theta Chapter House|
|San Francisco General Hospital||1001 Potrero Avenue||San Francisco||Potrero 1001||San Francisco General Hospital|
|Sherman Elementary School||1927||1651 Union Street||San Francisco||Union 1651||Sherman Elementary School|
|Union Iron Works Turbine Machine Shop (Demolished 1984)||1918||801 Marina Village Parkway||Alameda||Marina Village 0801||Union Iron Works Turbine Machine Shop (Demolished 1984)|