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924 Geary #1 | by Kasey Smith
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924 Geary #1

A riot of faded color between two residential buildings on Geary. Two ghost signs are visible here, the lower one the ghostly geometric lines of a Wrigley's Spearmint Gum ad, the other a barely decipherable sign for the Hotel Erle. Less well preserved than it's twin on Polk Street, this Wrigley's ad is nevertheless a great find for the eagle-eyed.


A view of the building's backside can be seen here:


The hotel was once a brothel:

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Taken on July 26, 2011