Engine No. 1 - Firehouse, San Francisco

One of the original Fire Houses in the city, it used horse-drawn equipment and was built in 1868.

One of the original Fire Houses in the city, it used horse-drawn equipment and was built in 1868. It was ironically destroyed by the 1906 fire and was rebuilt in 1909 by architect Newton J. Tharp as a two-story building with large arched entrance. The new architecture was heavily influenced by the 'City Beautiful' movement.?
















About Engine No. 1 - Firehouse

 451 Pacific Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133

Engine No. 1 - Firehouse and Nearby Sights on Map

Transamerica Pyramid

San Francisco's second tallest and most famous skyscraper, Transamerica Pyramid was a contentious addition to the city's skyline when it was inaugurated in 1972, but has now been accepted as an iconic landmark

Columbus Tower/Sentinel Building

This flatiron (wedge shaped) copper-green building is an unmistakable San Francisco beauty

Pacific Heritage Museum

Exhibits on the art and culture of the peoples of the Pacific Rim

Jack Kerouac Alley

This tiny paved pedestrian alley was named after the famous Beat Generation writer Jack Kerouac who used to hang out in the alley a lot

Beat Museum

Features quite an extensive collection of exhibits, books and manuscripts that focus on Jack Kerouac and the literary Beat Generation

Sydney G. Walton Square

Small (one square block), well maintained park/square in the heart of the city, located right beside the Financial District

Wells Fargo History Museum

This interesting museum has many artifacts associated with the bank company, such as old stagecoaches

City Lights Bookstore

Co-founded by Beat poet Lawrence Ferlenghetti, City Lights was one of the centers of the Beat community in the 1950s

Chinese Culture Center

The center was established in order to promote understanding of Chinese and Chinese American history, art, and culture in the US

Stylers Art Gallery

Enjoy authentic Chinese artwork at this gallery