A Few Facts about Our Historic San Francisco Hotel's Past
Built in 1926, the 189-room hotel is an outstanding example of Neo-Gothic Architecture coupled with its film noir-style, seven-story corner sign.
The Pickwick Corporation included the Pickwick Airlines, Pickwick Nitecoaches, Pickwick Broadcasting, Pickwick Terminals, Pickwick Hotels, and Golden State Hotel Company.
In 1926, the Motor Transit company joined forces with two West Coast operations--the Pickwick Lines and the Pioneer Yelloway System--to form the Northland Transportation Corporation a.k.a. "the Greyhound Lines." The running dog is first used as the company's logo.
The Pickwick Hotel is mentioned in the classic mystery "The Maltese Falcon" by Dashiell Hammett.
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