Structure Type: built works - commercial buildings - banks (buildings)

Designers: Percy and Hamilton, Architects (firm); Frederick Foss Hamilton (architect); George Washington Percy (architect)

Dates: [unspecified]

New Montgomery and Mission Street
San Francisco


This building served as the headquarters for Well Fargo and Company's banking and express services divisions. In 1896, Wells Fargo's President, John Joseph Valentine, Sr., (1840-1901) had his office in this building, as did Homer S. King (1841-1919), the Treasurer. (See San Francisco, California, City Directory, 1896, p. 1607.) Valentine served as president from 1892 until his death in 1901. King was a Director of Wells Fargo and Company from 1893-1905.

PCAD id: 20936