AKA: Belva Hotel, Tenderloin, San Francisco, CA; Crystal Hotel, Tenderloin, San Francisco, CA

Structure Type: built works - dwellings -public accommodations - hotels

Designers: Charles R. Wilson (architect)

Dates: constructed 1908

128 Eddy Street
Tenderloin, San Francisco, CA 94102-2708

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128-132 Eddy Street

The architect Charles R. Wilson was responsible for the Gotham Lodgings. At a time when plumbing was a still a luxury, the hotel had 47 rooms and 28 baths. Many rooms had to share a bath.

Over its long existence, this building has been known variously as the Gotham Lodgings, Belva Hotel, Crystal Hotel (c. 1912), and Hotel Bijou. Henry Fourcade, who lived at 571 McAllister Street in San Francisco, CA, was the proprietor of the Crystal Hotel in 1912. The Gotham Lodgings at 128-132 Eddy Street was part of the Uptown Tenderloin Historic District on the National Register of Historic Places. It was one of 408 contributing buildings to this large historic district. 08001407

PCAD id: 17491