San Francisco Heritage Preservation Society

Paul's Hat Works Bowler

UPPER PLAYGROUNDx PAUL'S HAT WORKS The SF Heritage Preservation Society together with Paul's Hat Works presents to you the "Black Bart Bowler." San Francisco's oldest hatter in town was established in 1918 and continues the tradition of old world fine hat making. Specializing in classic panama straw and beaver felt; Paul's Hat Works handcrafts each piece. Black Bart in Classic...

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The Cable Car Bow Tie

CABLE CAR CLOTHIERSx UPPER PLAYGROUND The SF Heritage Preservation Society together with the oldest haberdasher in town, Cable Car Clothiers, presents the Cable Car Bow Tie. Established in 1939, by Charles Pivnick also known as Mr. P, Cable Car Clothiers has remained family owned and operated in San Francisco’s Downtown area for over 73 years. The City by The Bay’s...

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Bushman T-Shirt in Black

THE BUSHMANx UPPER PLAYGROUND The SF Heritage Preservation Society would like to honor the most iconic street performer in San Francisco history, the world famous, Bushman. As his name suggests, he in fact disguises himself as a bush, taking camouflage behind two custom made branches of real life foliage. Seemingly a part of the woodwork, passer byres receive a sudden...

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ALCATRAZ ISLAND x UPPER PLAYGROUND MUG SHOTS

ALCATRAZ ISLAND x UPPER PLAYGROUND MUG SHOTS The SF Heritage Preservation Society pays homage to the notorious island penitentiary of Alcatraz with this double "mug" set. The Alcatraz Mugs feature two of the prison’s most infamous jailbirds, "Al" and the "Birdman". Al Capone, the Brooklyn born, Chicago kingpin was sent to the big house in 1932 for tax evasion and...

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The Doggie Diner Plate

DOGGIE DINER x UPPER PLAYGROUND The SF Heritage Preservation Society would like to honor the iconic fast-food restaurant chain, the Doggie Diner with the commemorative DD Collector's Plate. Established in San Francisco in 1949 by local entrepreneur Al Ross, the Bay Area chain featured colossal wiener-dog heads wearing bow ties and chef hats atop each doggie stand. The Doggie Diner soon...

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The Maltese Falcon

Dashiell Hammett UPPERPLAYGROUND x JOHN'S GRILL x DASHIELL HAMMETT SOCIETY The San Francisco Heritage Preservation Society together with John's Grill and The Dashiell Hammett Society would like to welcome you all to partake in the unveiling of a true city treasure. Meticulously hand carved and sculpted in SF for Upper Playground we present to you the Maltese Falcon pendant. Humphrey...

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Zippy Zippo®

Vintage Zippy Comics UPPER PLAYGROUND x ZIPPY The Heritage Preservation Society together with Bill Griffith presents to you the limited edition Zippy the Zippo®. Only 100 made. Created by American cartoonist, William Jackson Griffith, Zippy the iconic cartoon strip was born in San Francisco in 1970. Zippy The Pinhead, inspired by circus sideshows, was known for his oddly shaped head,...

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The Archives

'The Jayde' Premium Handmade Shoulder Bag by Al's Attire x Jeremy Fish

UPPER PLAYGROUND x AL'S ATTIRE The SF Heritage Preservation Society together with the legendary handmade goods shop, Al's Attire, presents a special release of 'The Jayde' Premium Handmade Shoulder Bag by Jeremy Fish. Established in 1993 by Al Ribaya, Al's Attire in North Beach is a recognized landmark in San Francisco for premium handmade garments, shoes and accessories. For those...

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Premium Handmade Leather Wallet by Al's Attire x Jeremy Fish

UPPER PLAYGROUND x AL'S ATTIRE The SF Heritage Preservation Society together with the legendary handmade goods shop, Al's Attire, presents a special release of these Premium Handmade Leather Wallets. Established in 1993 by Al Ribaya, Al's Attire in North Beach is a recognized landmark in San Francisco for premium handmade garments, shoes and accessories. For those who appreciate the age...

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Premium 5 Panel Leather Cap by Al's Attire x Jeremy Fish

UPPER PLAYGROUND x AL'S ATTIRE The SF Heritage Preservation Society together with the legendary handmade goods shop, Al's Attire, presents a special release of Premium 5-Panel Leather Caps. Established in 1993 by Al Ribaya, Al's Attire in North Beach is a recognized landmark in San Francisco for premium handmade garments, shoes and accessories. For those who appreciate the age old...

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Leather Fish Pouch by Al's Attire x Jeremy Fish

UPPER PLAYGROUND x AL'S ATTIRE The SF Heritage Preservation Society together with the legendary handmade goods shop, Al's Attire, presents a special release of these Fish Leather Pouches. Established in 1993 by Al Ribaya, Al's Attire in North Beach is a recognized landmark in San Francisco for premium handmade garments, shoes and accessories. For those who appreciate the age old...

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Jeremy Fish Moc Toe Shoes by Al's Attire x Jeremy Fish

UPPER PLAYGROUND x AL'S ATTIRE The SF Heritage Preservation Society together with the legendary handmade goods shop, Al's Attire, presents the Jeremy Fish Moc Toe Shoes. Established in 1993 by Al Ribaya, Al's Attire in North Beach is a recognized signature landmark in San Francisco for premium handmade garments, shoes and accessories for all those who appreciate the age old craft...

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Shotgun Cartridge Shooter Glass Set of 2

PACIFIC ROD & GUN CLUB x UPPER PLAYGROUND The SF Heritage Preservation Society presents the Shotgun Cartridge Shooter Glass in honor of the oldest gun club in town, the Pacific Rod & Gun Club. Established in 1934 at Lake Merced, the historic gun club is the last of its kind in San Francisco. It is the only place in town that...

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Liar's Dice Cup

Sam's Grill Window UPPER PLAYGROUND x SAM'S GRILL Liar's Dice is an old San Francisco tradition, once played in every gambling den and bar room in town. Played with 5 dice and a cup, the object is to outbid, out bluff, and outlast your opponents. The game is still played throughout the city and most notably at one of San...

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Limited Edition Fortune Cookies

GG Factory Exterior UP x GOLDEN GATE FORTUNE COOKIE FACTORY Made in Chinatown, San Francisco at the legendary secret fortune cookie factory. Never before seen all new limited edition prophecies inside and the opportunity to win a FREE tee shirt if you find the golden ticket. Photo Opportunity A DEEPER LOOK Golden Gate Fortune Cookie Factory is the oldest of...

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Barbary Coasters

Van Vleck, Smiling Bear UP x CALIFORNIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY The Heritage Preservation Society in conjunction with the California Historical Society presents the first edition of Barbary Coasters. Culled from a fine assortment of nineteenth century liquor and medicinal advertisements, the four-coaster set pays tribute to the debaucherous era of San Francisco The Bar of a Ganbling Saloon A DEEPER LOOK...

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Candlestick Park 49er Prayer Candle

Candlestick Park UPPERPLAYGROUND x BOTANICA YORUBA The Heritage Preservation Society in conjunction with Botanica Yoruba presents the Candlestick Park 49er Prayer Candle. The candle commemorates one of the most legendary stadiums in NFL history and the home to 5 Super Bowl rings and counting. As the big move to Santa Clara approaches, the candle aims to celebrate the final days...

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