The Twin Peaks Tavern — the first gay bar known to have its activities in clear public view at bustling 17th and Castro streets — could be on its way to becoming a San Francisco landmark. Read More
Just steps off tourist-trafficked Powell Street, the Gold Dust Lounge is a portal to an older San Francisco — when people lived for last call, bartenders knew customers by name and the saloon was popular with visiting Hollywood royalty. Read More
An abandoned hospital building has shed its decrepit character — plus two nonhistoric wings — and is taking shape as a decadent national park apartment complex.
Hundreds of construction workers have labored since late 2008 to rehabilitate the once-grand Public Health Services Hospital and convert its six stories into 154 market-rate apartments. Read More