About the Victorian Alliance

The Victorian Alliance is a not-for-profit organization committed to the preservation and restoration of Victorian and other historic structures, particularly within the city of San Francisco.

Our mission is to support the restoration and preservation of historic buildings, landscapes, and artifacts through advocacy and education.

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The Victorian Alliance Grant Program

  • 1906 Earthquake Survivor -- Portals of the Past in Golden Gate Park
  • Victorian Style Drinking Fountains for People and Pets in Lafayette Park
  • Castro Theater -- Restoration of the Box Office Leaded Glass
  • Barbary Coast Trail--Victorian Alliance Plaque--Sacramento Street at Waverly Place

Our support for architectural preservation and restoration includes funding assistance for worthy projects, now totaling over $500,000. The resources we provide are distributed through our Grants Program. While often modest, our grants have funded all or part of the repair, restoration, or installation of many easily recognized landmarks throughout San Francisco.

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Wednesday, August 30, 2023

Come To Our Celebration!

VASF 50th Anniversary Dinner Far East Café – 631 Grant Avenue @ California Wednesday, October 25, 2023 
5:30pm - 10:00pm

Join Victorian Alliance members and guests to celebrate our founding. Enjoy great food, wine, and enter raffle prize drawings!


  • Arrival - No Host Cocktails — Enter Raffle Prize Drawing
  • Banquet Room Seating and Welcome
  • Dinner Service
  • Raffle Drawings and Prize Awards
  • Adjournment


  • BBQ Meat Platter
  • Chinese Mushrooms with Bok Choy (v)
  • Hot and Sour Soup (v)
  • Prawns with Honey Walnuts
  • Peking Duck with Buns
  • Stir Fried Fish with Broccoli
  • String Beans with Tofu (v)
  • Veggie Fried Rice and Steamed Rice (v)
  • White/Red Wine and Tea
  • Anniversary Cake – Fortune Cookies


Public Transportation:

BART Embarcadero Station – California Street Cable Car, exit Grant Avenue

MUNI #1 California Bus and California Street Cable Car, exit Grant Avenue MUNI #8 Bayshore, 8AX. 8BX north on Kearny, Exit at California, walk west to Grant
 MUNI #45 Union and #30 Stockton, Exit at Sacramento, walk east to Grant MUNI T-Third Line, Rose Pak Station, Stockton/Washington Streets; walk south to California; east to Grant


Portsmouth Square Plaza Garage 733 Kearny Street at Clay; walk south to California; west to Grant

Registration and Donations

Dinner cost is $100.00 per person. Proceeds benefit the Victorian Alliance Grants Program. As a fundraiser, raffle tickets for exciting prizes will be offered at 5 tickets for $25.00 applied to the prize(s) of your choice.

Seating is limited, so we encourage early registration and payment: bit.ly/VASFDINNER.

If you don't wish to use PayPal or Venmo, register by mail with the number in your party and names of guests.  Make checks payable to Victorian Alliance and mail to VASF, POB 14543, San Francisco, CA 94114.

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Join the Victorian Alliance

Membership in The Victorian Alliance is a rich and rewarding experience. Founded on the principle of protecting architectural heritage throughout San Francisco, we have evolved into a dynamic social organization that includes advocacy, grant funding, and educational outreach in support of our mission statement.

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House Tour Guidebooks

Our past House Tour guidebooks are available for viewing on the Internet Archive.