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The Sutro Baths Story


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The wave-swept remnants of Sutro Baths below San Francisco's Cliff House are among the city's most famous ruins. The new documentary "Sutro's: The Palace at Land's End" highlights the heyday of the lavish bathhouse, which opened in 1896 and featured six saltwater pools, more than 500 dressing rooms and several restaurants, all enclosed by 100,000 square feet of glass.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • James Smith, San Francisco historian and author of books including "San Francisco's Playland at the Beach: the Early Years" and "San Francisco's Lost Landmarks"
  • Tom Wyrsch, filmmaker behind "Sutro's: The Palace at Land's End," opening at the Balboa Theater November 4th

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Watch the trailer for "Sutro's: The Palace at Land's End":



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