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Grand Plans For Geneva Car Barn And Powerhouse Rebirth

Grand Plans For Geneva Car Barn And Powerhouse Rebirth

Designed by the Reid Brothers and built in 1901 at the corner of San Jose and Geneva Avenues for the San Mateo Electric Railway Company, the landmark Geneva Car Barn and Powerhouse complex has sat abandoned since 1989 when damaged in the Loma Prieta Earthquake, twenty-five years ago today. Slated to be demolished by the Read More »

Landmark Russian Hill Home Listed For $3K Per Square Foot

Landmark Russian Hill Home Listed For $3K Per Square Foot

Built in 1853 for Joseph H. Atkinson, a builder, bricklayer and real estate agent, the two-story Italian Villa at 1032 Broadway Street was remodeled around 1900 by Willis Polk and survived the Great Quake and Fire in 1906. The landmark Russian Hill home has since been remodeled and upgraded “for modern comfort,” complete with an Read More »

It Could Be Curtains For Julius’ Castle, Quite Literally

It Could Be Curtains For Julius’ Castle, Quite Literally

Having operated as a restaurant since 1922 but shuttered in 2007 amid allegations of landlord fraud and un-permitted renovations, San Francisco’s landmark Julius’ Castle at 302 Greenwich Street hit the market in 2010 listed for $4,950,000. Having failed to find a buyer and saddled with debt, the owner filed for bankruptcy in 2011.  And in Read More »

Could Julius’ Castle Become Your Own?  (302 Greenwich For Sale)

Could Julius’ Castle Become Your Own? (302 Greenwich For Sale)

Long seeking a new tenant since shutting down two years ago under allegations of landlord fraud, misrepresentation, and lease issues, a plugged-in tipster notes that 302 Greenwich (a.k.a. Julius’ Castle) is now on the market asking $4,950,000. From the listing: Elegantly situated atop Telegraph Hill, the restaurant has long been a destination to visitors & Read More »