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MONTGOMERY BLOCK

Historical Landmark

NPS Number: 73000395

Description:
This is the site of San Francisco's first fireproof building, erected in 1853 by Henry Wager Halleck. It was the headquarters for many outstanding lawyers, financiers, writers, actors, and artists. James King of William, editor of the Bulletin, died here on May 14, 1856 after being shot by James Casey. This building escaped destruction in the fire of 1906.

Registration Date: 3/29/1933

Location:
City: San Francisco
County: San Francisco

Directions:
600 Montgomery St, San Francisco

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