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Outside Lands Podcast Episode 28: Cliff House

San Francisco's Cliff House, perched above Seal Rocks at the Pacific Ocean, celebrates its 150th anniversary in July 2013.
Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast - Jul 16, 2013

Outside Lands Podcast Episode 28: Cliff House Outside Lands Podcast Episode 28: Cliff House

(above) Second Cliff House, circa 1900

Second Cliff House. Viewed from Sutro Heights Observatory [9 Cliff House and Seal Rocks from Parapet. Sutro Heights.]
W.C. Billington

On the Map (click marker for larger map)
  • Cliff House

    Charles Butler, a real estate speculator, built the first frame-and-clapboard Cliff House on the edge of the ocean in 1863. ( Jan 1, 2006)
  • Cliff House Disasters

    Explosions, flames, and shipwrecks have plagued this promontory. ( Jan 1, 2006)
  • How Many Cliff Houses?

    Have there been six, five, or three incarnations of the landmark restaurant/bar overlooking the Pacific Ocean? ( Jan 14, 2019)
  • Second Cliff House

    Adolph Sutro's enormous Victorian resort at Ocean Beach ( Jan 1, 2006)
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