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Mayhem Mansion Returns to the Haas-Lilienthal House


Mayhem Mansion
Friday October 23rd, Saturday October 24th, Friday October 30th, and Saturday October 31st, 7:30-10pm

The Haas-Lilienthal House
2007 Franklin Street

A tour guide leads small groups through Mayhem Mansion, where the inhabitants have been indefinitely quarantined for a mysterious malady. One thing’s for sure, their presence is infectious and they’re hungry for a taste of the outside world! The tour ends beneath the stairs, in the “Spookeasy”. 


Notice for Haas-Lilienthal House Tours


The Haas-Lilienthal House will be CLOSED for tours September 19, October 3, 10, & 17.

Please see the Haas-Lilienthal House page for more information.


September Lecture


Short Stories: Five Women of the PPIE"The great chums" Thursday, May 27, 1915 [The Zone at PPIE]
Thursday, September 17

Metropolitan Club, 640 Sutter Street

Erin Garcia, curator of the California Historical Society exhibition City Rising: San Francisco and the 1915 World’s Fair (through January 3, 2016), will profile five remarkable women who shaped, or were shaped by, the PPIE.

Tickets for the lecture will be available at the door.


NEW Corporate Sponsorship Program



Our friends in the local business community provide critical support to Heritage in various ways each year. This fall Heritage introduces a new Corporate Sponsorship program designed for maximum flexibility and convenience.

The program enables your company to bundle its support for Heritage programs and events — and receive heightened, continuous recognition — for one annual sponsorship payment.


Old U.S. Mint Among America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places


On June 24, 2015, the National Trust for Historic Preservation named San Francisco’s Old U.S. Mint to its 2015 list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places, making it one of very few buildings in the nation to be featured on the list twice.


San Francisco Heritage, working alongside the National Trust, is advocating for the City to remedy this longstanding “civic black eye” once and for all. Heritage’s nomination was prompted by the Old Mint’s deteriorating physical condition, its soon-to-be-vacant status, and the opportunity to create a financing mechanism in conjunction with major upzoning planned for the Central SoMa neighborhood.



Legacy Business Registry & Preservation Fund


Sara Bloomberg/KQED

Supervisor David Campos, working with San Francisco Heritage, the small business and nonprofit communities, neighborhood groups, and small property owners, is spearheading the effort to save the city’s iconic and longstanding Legacy Businesses.