Preservation Advocacy

The Friends of 1800 came together in the quest to save San Francisco's Carmel Fallon Building.  We've compiled a number of articles and images to provide a historical perspective on the building and its role in San Francisco history.

1800 Market St - The Fallon Building

The Fallon Building History area has for an overview of San Francisco's Carmel Fallon Building with links to articles by Tim Kelley, Vicky Graham, and John Wullbrandt. Retrace the Fallon Building's winding road to restoration chronicled in the San Francisco press in the Fallon Building News Archives.

Landmarks, Historic Districts and Structures of Merit

San Francisco landmarks

View our in-site table of officially designated San Francisco Landmarks, as well as San Francisco's Historic Districts and Structures of Merit.

Sacred Heart Church

The Church of 8 Wheels formerly Sacred Heart Parish

In 2006 Sacred Heart Church at 554 Fillmore St. was shuttered by the Archdiocese. It reopened in 2013 as the Church of 8 Wheels.  MORE

UC Extension - San Francisco

U.C. Extension

The historic buildings that formerly housed the U.C. Extension campus gave way to a housing development approved for this six-acre site. MORE

San Francisco's Legacy Moviehouses

San Francisco legacy movie houses - the Castro Theatre

Read about San Francisco legacy movie houses with information about theaters that have been closed, undergone adaptive reuse, or are facing character-defining changes such as the proposed alterations to San Francisco's last remaining movie palace, the Castro Theatre.

See also our tabular listings of closed San Francisco movie houses with links for additional information on Cinema Treasures.

The New Mission Theater / Alamo Drafthouse

2015: Following more than 12 months of extensive renovation of a landmark theater formerly on a path to demolition, The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema New Mission reopened December 17, 2015. ››MORE

The Harding Theater

Harding Theater- Emporium

February 2018: The historic Harding Theater at 616 Divisadero has been extensively renovated and reopened as Emporium SF—despite repeated attempts over the past decade to gain City approval for full or partial demolition. ››MORE

557 Ashbury Street

The Friends of 1800 Board voted unanimously to support landmark designation for 557 Ashbury Street. MORE

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