Cliff House

The first Cliff House (Cliff House #1) opened in 1863. It was expanded in 1874 to become Cliff House #2 (in the numbering I prefer), purchased by Adolph Sutro in 1883. After it was destroyed by fire on Christmas Day of 1894, Sutro replaced it with the much larger Victorian Cliff House #3. Cliff House #3 survived the 1906 earthquake and fire without major damage but burned to the ground in 1907. Cliff House #4 opened on the same site in 1909 and still stands in 2020.

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Cliff House #3 as seen from Sutro Heights.

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Cliff House #3 as seen from Ocean Beach (b+w).

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Cliff House #3 burned to the ground on 9/07/1907.

Pages Cliff House from Ocean Beach and Cliff House from Sutro Baths show more views of Cliff House #3.

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Cliff House #4 opened on the same site in 1909.

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