From the Planning Department’s summary of the business and application (which it’s recommending be approved):
Luxor Cab Co. is an independently-owned cab company providing transportation services to all people, with a special emphasis on senior and disabled residents, since 1928. Its location has changed several times over the years but it has operated 24 hours a day, every day of the year, for 88 years. Its office and garage has been located at 2230 Jerrold Avenue between Toland Street and Napolean Street in the southeast quadrant of the city since 1995.
More than 100 individual taxicab medallion holders are currently affiliated with Luxor and the company prides itself on its providing a living wage to all of its employees and maintaining a fully-insured fleet of 162 cabs. Luxor Cab Co. is the largest provider of ramp taxi service for wheelchair users and the largest provider of paratransit rides, a subsidized taxi transportation service for seniors and disabled people, in the city.
The company is owned by a group of shareholders rather than a single owner and is known for its distinctive shield-like logo on the sides of its taxicabs.
Other recent applicants for Legacy Business grants include Sam Wo at 713 Clay Street; Anchor Oyster Bar at 579 Castro; EROS: The Center for Safe Sex at 2051 Market Street; Papenhausen Hardware at 32 West Portal Avenue; and City Lights Bookstore at 261 Columbus Avenue, all of which are being recommended to be recommended for approval by San Francisco’s Historic Preservation Commission next week.