RARA-AVIS: Sam Spade's office building gets restored

From: Vince Emery ( vince@emery.com)
Date: 01 Jan 2006

The San Francisco skyscraper that housed the offices of Spade & Archer in Hammett's novel The Maltese Falcon is being restored:

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2005/12/29/BAGQLGEAL01.D TL&type=printable

Click on the thumbnail photos to see enlargements.

This building and the apartment building where Hammett and Spade both lived must be the ultimate Sam Spade collectables.

Vince Emery

Vince Emery Productions Publisher:
- LOST STORIES by Dashiell Hammett
  SAM SPADE edited by Richard Layman

www.emerybooks.com Box 460279, San Francisco, CA 94146 USA vince @ emery.com     Phone 1.415.337.6000

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