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Last Chance For A Telegraph Hill Landmark

Last Chance For A Telegraph Hill Landmark

Arguing that the operation of Julius’ Castle hasn’t been abandoned but rather “discontinued for a substantial period of time,” a little over seven years to be more exact, the new owner of the landmark Telegraph Hill building has appealed the City’s determination that it can no longer operate as... Read More »

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.... 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... 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... Read More »

Could Julius’ Castle Become Your Own?

Could Julius’ Castle Become Your Own?

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... Read More »