Dennis T. Sullivan Memorial Fire Chief's Home

870 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA

Mission Revival style fire chief's home built in 1922

Description 

This three story Mission Revival style fire chief's home was built in honor of Chief Dennis T. Sullivan who was killed in the earthquake of April 18, 1906. A plaque on it reads,

"Memorial Home In Memoriam Dennis T. Sullivan 1852 - 1906 By fire shall hearts be proven / Lest virtues gold grow dim And his life by fire was tested / In life's ordeal of him. Now California renders The laurels that he won - "Dead on the field of honor," Her hero and her son."

San Francisco designated landmark No.42

Update Log 

  • April 20, 2019: Added by Richard Doody

Sources 

  • Richard Doody