Kings Laundry at 536 Castro Street; From the 1960s to the 1980s or so, the pink triangles on the facade tiles pre-date the adoption by the gay community of the Nazi symbol converting it from a symbol of shame and death to one of pride and life.
- Created by
- Kirkeberg, Max
- Slide ID
- Emeritus Professor Max Kirkeberg, Department of Geography, San Fransisco State University
- San Francisco State University
- San Francisco, California
Former Laundry Village Hansen's Laundry (1 of 2) Hansen's Laundry (2 of 2) Laundromat on Castro Street Owl Cleaners Sit and Spin Café and Laundromat - 2004 Modern Cleaners 400 East Block of Castro Street - 1993 Eureka Federal Savings - 1981 Castro Theater & street - 1978 Gay Cleaners North at the east side of Diamond Street from 18th Street - 2004 US Bank and storefronts - 2004 As the Suds Turn Laundromat Southeast corner of Sanchez Street and 17th Street - 1974 A two-story building with two tenants at 849 and 853 Valencia Street - 1983 Southeast corner of Divisadero and Hayes Streets - 1993 Specialty Laundry and the Chatterbox bar at 853 Valencia Street - 1988 1994.236 1994.250