“Legacy” in the News

Here are mentions of “Legacy Bars & Restaurants” in the news:

SF Heritage Celebrates Classic Bars and Restaurants
SF Examiner
January 19, 2014

When Mike Buhler first heard last year that the owners of the Palace Hotel were trying to sell Maxfield Parrish’s “The Pied Piper of Hamelin,” he was loath to believe it.

San Francisco Architectural Heritage Inducts 25 New Legacy Bars and Restaurants
San Francisco Chronicle, Paolo Lucchesi
November 18, 2013

Today, the San Francisco Architectural Heritage organization inducted 25 new local bars and restaurants into their Legacy collection, joining the 50 San Francisco businesses already on the list.

Restored Pied Piper Returns To Namesake Bar
San Francisco Chronicle, Carl Nolte
August 23, 2013

With a Champagne toast and a deep bow to more than a century of tradition, the famous Maxfield Parrish painting “The Pied Piper of Hamelin” returned to San Francisco’s Palace Hotel on Thursday.

25 New Restaurants and Bars Named to Legacy List
SF Eater, Allie Pape
June 12, 2013

San Francisco Architectural Heritage has released another 25-member round of Legacy Bars and Restaurants, which it’s recognizing for distinguishing San Francisco and being a part of its gastronomic history.

Inside Scoop: San Francisco Architectural Heritage Inducts New Crop of Legacy Bars and Restaurants
San Francisco Chronicle, Paolo Lucchesi
June 11, 2013

Back in April, Carl Nolte brought word of the San Francisco Architectural Heritage’s new project:  Listing the city’s “Legacy Bars and Restaurants.”

Let’s Get Historical: SF’s Legacy Establishments
Tablehopper, Marcia Gagliardi
June 11, 2013

San Francisco Architectural Heritage has announced the addition of five new San Francisco establishments to their San Francisco Legacy Bars and Restaurants Guide.

Tommy’s Mexican Restaurant and More Receive Legacy Distinction
Zagat, Tamara Palmer
June 11, 2013

Tommy’s Mexican RestaurantPier 23 CaféGino & Carlo,Philosopher’s Club and Mitchell’s Ice Cream are the latest food businesses to receive a “Legacy Bars & Restaurants” distinction from local nonprofit organization San Francisco Architectural Heritage.

The Weekly Feed: Awards Season
San Francisco Magazine, Carolyn Alburger
June 11, 2013

The San Francisco Architectural Heritage organization has announced new inductees to its “Legacy Bars & Restaurants” preservation initiative.

S.F.: A City of Restaurants and Bars
San Francisco Chronicle, Carl Nolte
April 14, 2013

There is only one thing that unites all of the various tribes of San Francisco, and it’s not the Giants. It’s a love of eating and drinking, and it seems to involve everyone in the city, from San Franciscans who have been here forever to those who just got here Tuesday. (To view a PDF version, click here)

Honoring the Legacy Bars and Restaurants of San Francisco
Zagat, Meesha Halm
April 2, 2013

In the spirit of honoring America’s restaurant institutions (check out our list of most iconic spots in 15 US cities), the Chronicle published a glowing tribute to the San Francisco Architectural Heritage’s newly announced list of the city’s “Legacy Bars and Restaurants” that have been deemed to provide “intangible significance” to the spirit to our fair city.

San Francisco Legacy Bars: A Toast
San Francisco Chronicle, Carl Nolte
April 1, 2013

You know you are not in Kansas anymore when the guardian of your city’s heritage asks the citizens to help draw up a list of bars, dives, and haunts that have become part of the city’s cultural legacy. (To view a PDF version, click here)

Palace Hotel Evicts Famous Painting
San Francisco Chronicle, Carl Nolte
March 24, 2013

The famous Maxfield Parrish painting “The Pied Piper of Hamelin,” which has graced the main bar of San Francisco’s Palace Hotel since the bar opened 103 years ago, was taken down Friday and will be sold at auction. (To view a PDF version, click here)

Palace Hotel Removes ‘Cultural Treasure’
San Francisco Chronicle, Carl Nolte
March 22, 2013

The owners of San Francisco’s Palace Hotel have removed the famous Maxfield Parrish Pied Piper painting that has graced the hotel’s main bar for over a century and plan to sell it at auction.

‘Legacy’ Buildings Embody Cultural Waves
San Francisco Chronicle, John King
January 29, 2013

In a city where the 264 official landmarks include City Hall, 23 churches and the Ferry Building, the latest additions to the list are two bars.