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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