Old San Francisco Mint

The Old San Francisco Mint (also Old United States Mint or simply Old Mint, nicknamed The Granite Lady) is a building that served as the location of the San Francisco branch of the United States Mint from 1874 until 1937. The building is one of the few that survived the great 1906 San Francisco earthquake and resulting fire. It was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1961, and as a California Historical Landmark in 1974.

Old San Francisco Mint
The Old San Francisco Mint
Alternative namesThe Granite Lady, Old Mint
General information
Architectural styleGreek Revival architecture
LocationFifth and Mission Streets, San Francisco, California
Address88 5th St, San Francisco, CA 94103
Town or citySan Francisco
CountryUnited States
Coordinates37°46′58″N 122°24′26″W
Construction startedApril 1, 1869
CompletedNovember 1874
Cost$2,130,512.
Height
Roof52.5 Feet
Design and construction
ArchitectAlfred B. Mullett
Old United States Mint (San Francisco)
The old San Francisco Mint building, built in 1874
NRHP reference No.66000231
CHISL No.875
SFDL No.236
Significant dates
Added to NRHPOctober 15, 1966[1]
Designated NHLJuly 4, 1961[2]
Designated CHISL1974[3]
Designated SFDL2003[4]

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