Why Is Our Rent Control Board Housed in a Masonic Temple? An Accident of History at 25 Van Ness

I don’t know much about Freemasonry, but I do that 25 Van Ness has whole bunch of Masonic stuff on it, owing to this building being the former Masonic Temple of San Francisco.

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This place has lots of interesting details:

Via Johnny Grim

Check it out sometime, why not?

And, oh yes, Bliss and Faville finished this place 100 years ago.

Bon Anniversaire, 25 Van Ness!

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2 Responses to “Why Is Our Rent Control Board Housed in a Masonic Temple? An Accident of History at 25 Van Ness”

  1. SFLocal says:

    Fun fact, when the Masons had the building, there was a Giant Stuffed Camel in the Ante room.

  2. sfcitizen says:

    News to me.

    Wonder if there are photos of the old place in a gallery somewhere…

    thx for the comment…