Goodman Building

Also known as: Emeric Building, St.Beryl Hotel
1117 Geary Blvd., San Francisco, California


Street View 


This building was constructed by Frenchman Joseph Emeric as his residence. It remained in his family until 1899 when his granddaughter sold it to Abraham and Sarah Goodman of New York. The Goodmans ran a tailoring business on the ground floor and lived above the store. After surviving the Great Earthquake and Fire of 1906, the building was extensively repaired and modernized.

San Francisco Designated Landmark No.71

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 18, 1975
Reference number
Architectural style
Victorian: Italianate
Area of significance
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Multiple dwelling; Energy facility; Specialty store
Current functions
Hotel; Specialty store
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1850-1874
Significant years
1869; 1907

Update Log 

  • April 20, 2019: Updated by Richard Doody: Added historical information
  • April 20, 2018: New Street View added by Michael Miller
  • January 23, 2017: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger