19th Century Tenderloin Scenes

Unfinished History

1864 View of Taylor Street at top of Nob Hill from Turk Street AAB-5529.jpg

1864 view of Taylor Street at top of Nob Hill from Turk Street.

Photo: San Francisco History Center, SF Public Library


Market Street, north side, between Taylor and Mason Streets, 1865.

Photo: Private Collection


Taylor Street north, just north of Ellis, 1867. The Plymouth Congregational Church is at right.

Photo: Private Collection


1876 view south from Nob Hill, a still rural Potrero Hill in distance.

Photo: Private Collection


From Ellis Street looking north to Nob Hill, site of Crocker and Hopkins mansions, 1886.

Photo: Private Collection


Just west of Taylor on Market, c. 1890s.

Photo: Private Collection