Lounge Denied Landmark Status

Legal Battle Continues

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    NEWSLETTERS

    The well is running dry at a popular watering hole in San Francisco.

    The San Francisco Historic Preservation Commission has decided, in a 5-2 vote, that The Gold Dust Lounge doesn’t qualify as a historic landmark.

    Patrons are trying to help keep the 47-year-old bar in business, despite eviction orders from the family which owns the building.
     
    Back in December, the Handlery family gave the lounge three months to find a new home.
     
    The lounge ignored that order. Both sides have since filed lawsuits against one another.