Posts tagged vintage.
“Cliff House has had five major incarnations since its beginnings in 1858. In 1896, Adolph Sutro built a new Cliff House, a seven story Victorian Chateau, called by some “the Gingerbread Palace”, below his estate on the bluffs of Sutro Heights. Great throngs of San Franciscans arrived on steam trains, bicycles, carts and horse wagons on Sunday excursions. The House burned to the ground on the evening of September 7, 1907″
An advert on a 1974 copy of Vogue, 3 years before Star Wars was officially released in the cinemas. Inspiration for George Lucas?
The Black Gate, Newcastle Upon Tyne. One of the creepiest places in the city. Was once tenement slum housing in the mid 19th century (top photo is mine)