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Dashiell Hammett’s Home

Type: Historical Site

891 Post Street was home to Dashiell Hammett, author of The Maltese Falcon, in the 1920s. An historical marker indicates the location of Hammett's apartment, but the building itself is occupied by tenants.

Address: 891 Post Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
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