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I am watching the Ken Burns documentary on Horetio's Drive, there was a picture of San Fransico and the Old Antique Cliff House Hotel, where can I find a piture or some history of that Hotel?

Thanks, Cindy

-- Cindy Calcagno (, November 29, 2003


In a million places on the Internet including the Library of Congress and in hundreds of books. A woman named Marilyn Blaisdail put out a collection of three small photo albums of Playland, the Cliff House and Sutro Baths about 10 years ago. I don't know if they are still available. Some of the photos were pretty good though I still felt that there were many photos that could have been added that were not included.

-- Harry Murphy (harrymurphy*, November 29, 2003.

And here is where to order a copy of the book:

-- Rosa (, November 29, 2003.

Whoops. That was only Playland. Here's the zpub page with the address and contact information for her. The books seem to be out of print. Search the page for "Marilyn" -- it's way down the page.

-- Rosa (, November 29, 2003.

Marilyn's books aren't out of print, just a bit hard to find. You can buy them at Louie's restaurant and the Seal Rock Inn.

Also, here's the URL for a great web site put together by a Cliff House historian.

The site has dozens of historic photos, postcards, stereo views and other ephemera of the Cliff House, along with original floorplans and even computer-generated 3D views of the building.

-- John Martini (, November 29, 2003.

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