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Renovated, Restored And Reduced $500K

Renovated, Restored And Reduced $500K

Designed by Albert Pissis and built in 1894, the Alamo Square Victorian at 860 Fell Street has been “meticulously renovated and restored” over the past twenty years by its current owners.  Think grand chandeliers, imported French drapery, and woodwork which was painstakingly stripped with dental tools to restore it... Read More »

The Renoir Hotel’s Storied History

The Renoir Hotel’s Storied History

A plugged-in reader and former employee of the Renoir Hotel provides a fantastic breakdown of the Mid-Market building’s storied history and transformation over time: The origins of the Renoir Hotel go actually back to the years 1900-1904 when famous San Francisco architect Albert Pissis designed and built the Callaghan... Read More »

Historic Hibernia Bank Building: Then, Now And As Newly Proposed

Historic Hibernia Bank Building: Then, Now And As Newly Proposed

Designed by Albert Pissis and constructed in 1892, the Hibernia Bank Building at 1 Jones and McAllister survived, for the most part, San Francisco’s great quake and fire of 1906. The building’s interior was renovated and its dome was reconstructed after the quake, and in 1935 a penthouse “lounge... Read More »