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Haight-Ashbury in 1976

Detailed map of Haight-Ashbury, which was issued with the February 26, 1976 edition of Rolling Stone Magazine.

The map celebrates decade following the summer of Summer of Love, where the Haight has already become a place of "pilgrimage". Complimenting an article that follows up on the characters of the area, this double page map shows the key spots from the Diggers store, to Janis Joplin's apartment (112 Lyon St. #27) and the Grateful Dead House (710 Ashland St.).

A number of interesting photographs illustrate points on the map.  Places shown include:

  1. Hippie Hill: the public forum, picnicking spot and primal social setting of the neighborhood
  2. The Diggers' Free Frame of Reference and Free Store
  3. The Radha-Krishna Temple
  4. Far-Fetched Foods, also known as Blind Jerry's: the first health food store in the Haight
  5. Mouse Studios/Pacific Ocean Trading Co.: poster gallery
  6. The I-Thou coffee shop
  7. Quasar's Ice Cream
  8. The Trip without a Ticket: a later incarnation of the Free frame of Reference
  9. The Hip Job Co-Op: job referrals
  10. The Straight Theater: a movie theater converted to dance hall
  11. 42 Belvedere, where Rudolf Nureyev and Margot Fonteyn were busted
  12. The Shire School: tuition-free Summerhill-inspired primary school
  13. The Haight-Ashbury Free Medical Clinic (located at Happening House)
  14. Tracy's Donuts: popular gathering place because of its late hours
  15. The Pall Mall Cocktail Lounge: started serving "Love Burgers"
  16. The Print Mint: a poster gallery started after the tenant, a Berkeley book dealer, was denied a license to sell used books in the Haight
  17. The Psychedelic Shop: books, records, paraphernalia, meditation room
  18. Mnasidika: first hip shop on Haight Street
  19. The Blue Unicorn: first coffee house in the neighborhood, opened 1963
  20. 710 Ashbury, the Grateful Dead house
  21. The Blushing Peony (also, at various times, Skinnidippin, Middle
  22. All Saints Episcopal Church: lent its facilities to the Diggers over the objection of parishioners
  23. The Panhandle: scene of free rock concerts and Diggers' free feeds
  24. The Drogstore Cafe
  25. The Phoenix: paraphernalia shop--pipes, papers, incense, Indian goods. The offices of the "Oracle" were upstairs
  26. 112 Lyon: Janis Joplin's apartment
  27. 1360 Fell, Allen Ginsberg's sometime residence
  28. Huckleberry's for Runaways: housing and counseling for runaway minors
  29. The Albin place, 1090 Page: birthplace of Big Brother and the Holding Company
  30. The Tape Music Center: Charlatans' rehearsal hall, Bill Ham's light show performances, Anna Halprin Dance Troupe, electronic music performances, SF studio of Berkeley radio station KPFA-FM
  31. Magic Theater for Madmen Only: primordial hippie boutique