April 06, 2017

2120 Broadway, Pacific Heights

c. 2017

Entry door hardware
There is surprisingly little information about this beautiful home (now the Hamlin School), but according to the book, Here Today, San Francisco's Architectural Heritage, The three story Neo-Italian Baroque home was built in 1900-01 for James L. Flood. It served as his home until another, more sumptuous, residence up the street was completed in 1912, when he gave the house to his sister, Cora Jane.

In 1924 she gave the house to the University of California and in 1928 Sarah Dix Hamlin purchased it for use as a girls' school.

There is no sales information for obvious reasons.

The boldly-articulated two-story central motif of portico-like elements with rhythmic columns creates an obvious focus; pedimented windows recall the 17th century's reliance on Renaissance details in a Baroque context.

More history of the Hamlin Mansion HERE

c. 2009

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