Grant Street, Chinatown, San Francisco, CA

This is another view of the Grant Street and California Ave. intersection in San Francisco’s Chinatown, featuring the unique light posts and the Cathay House building on the corner.

The description states:

UNION OIL COMPANY’S

Natural Color Scenes of the West

Chinatown, San Francisco, has the largest settlement of Chinese in the world outside of China. Grant Street with its ornamental lamp posts  is the main thoroughfare.

–This card is unusual in this collection as it was printed and sold by the Union Oil Company from their refueling stations, rather than sold by stores and other vendors.

This card was used and is dated 12 March 1956.

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