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Restored Mayor’s Mansion Quietly Sold at a Big Loss

Restored Mayor’s Mansion Quietly Sold at a Big Loss

As we outlined this past June: The storied Liberty Hill home at 3690 21st Street, which sits on a nearly 6,000-square-foot, camouflaged corner lot and was built as a party/guest house for San Francisco Mayor James “Sunny Jim” Rolph in 1930, was purchased by Frederick Roeber, who was a... Read More »

Restored “Mayor’s Mansion” Reduced, Still on the Market

Restored “Mayor’s Mansion” Reduced, Still on the Market

The storied Liberty Hill home at 3690 21st Street, which sits on a nearly 6,000-square-foot, camouflaged corner lot and was built as a party/guest house for San Francisco Mayor James “Sunny Jim” Rolph in 1930, was purchased by Frederick Roeber, who was a graduate of the California Institute of... Read More »

It’s Time To Make Sunny Jim’s House Your Own (3690 21st Is Here)

It’s Time To Make Sunny Jim’s House Your Own (3690 21st Is Here)

Plugged-in people have known it’s coming. Now it’s here. And having taken a tour, we think it’s been worth the wait (if not only for the photos). It’s not the largest home (3,314 square feet), and there is room(s) for improvement, but the details are a treat (think padded... Read More »

The Scoop: “Sunny Jim’s” Mansion Atop Liberty Hill (3690 21st Street)

The Scoop: “Sunny Jim’s” Mansion Atop Liberty Hill (3690 21st Street)

It’s a French Chateau inspired home (at least on the outside) atop Liberty Hill (3690 21st Street) which was built in 1908 by banker and entrepreneur James “Sunny Jim” Rolph for his mistress, silent-film actress Anita Page. Three years later, “Sunny Jim” became mayor of San Francisco, after twenty... Read More »