Noted for its exterior color (Downing Street red) and its netherworld mailing address (666 Post), Crown Towers, the Tendernob art deco/Gothic high-rise, is one of San Francisco’s most underrated buildings.
Built in 1925, the John C. Hladik-designed stunner originally opened as a space for men seeking a pied-a-terre near the neighborhood’s gentlemen’s-only clubs (e.g., the Bohemian Club, the Olympic Club).
Today it stands as the pinnacle of what city living could and should be like, especially for those who eschew the lovely yet ubiquitous San Francisco Victorian.
A unit inside the devilishly handsome building landed on the market recently: A one-bed, one-bath, 750-square-foot featuring parquet wood floors, large closets, archways, arched doors, cast-iron tub, and more. Most notably, unit #602 has been recently renovated to accommodate today’s contemporary tastes. Delightful.
HOAs come to $541/month. Asking is $750,000.
- 666 Post, #602 [Cameron Bamberger at Pacific Union International]