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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle did NOT live here

San Francisco condominium with a plaque that falsely claims Sir Arthur Conan Doyle lived there for sale for £2.6m; it was actually home to a whackjob doctor who believed he could cure any disease

 

Offered last for £1.779 million ($2.495 million, €2.010 million or درهم9.163 million) in 2012, 2151 Sacramento Street in San Francisco’s Pacific Heights has just been brought to the market by the well-known and often eccentrically dressed realtor Joel Goodrich for £2.637 million ($3.698 million, €2.979 million or درهم13.581 million).

 

Adorned with a plaque that reads: “This house, built in 1881, was once occupied by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle,” the apartment offered is one of four within a Beaux-Arts building that replaced the original structure in the 1920s. It extends to 2,528 square foot and includes 2 reception rooms, 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 3 parking spaces and a south facing roof deck.

 

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle did NOT live here – #4, 2151 Sacramento St, San Francisco, CA 94109, USA – For sale through Joel Goodrich for £2.637 million ($3.698 million, €2.979 million or درهم13.581 million) – San Francisco condominium with a plaque that falsely claims Sir Arthur Conan Doyle lived there for sale for £2.6m; it was actually home to a whackjob doctor named Dr Albert Abrams who believed he could cure any disease
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859 – 1930) and the plaque to him at 2151 Sacramento Street; he actually stayed at The Clift Hotel during his brief visit
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle did NOT live here – #4, 2151 Sacramento St, San Francisco, CA 94109, USA – For sale through Joel Goodrich for £2.637 million ($3.698 million, €2.979 million or درهم13.581 million) – San Francisco condominium with a plaque that falsely claims Sir Arthur Conan Doyle lived there for sale for £2.6m; it was actually home to a whackjob doctor named Dr Albert Abrams who believed he could cure any disease
Dr Albert Abrams (1863 – 1924) was facinated with curing vibrations and came up with radionics and the theory of spondylotherapy; here he is pictured with his pointless invention

 

Just as in Britain with Elizabeth I – a woman who, it seems, slept in virtually every bed in the land – the truth about Conan Doyle’s association is much more mundane. The author and creator of Sherlock Holmes did visit the then owner of the property, one Dr Albert Abrams, whilst on a short visit to San Francisco in 1923 but actually only for a few hours.

 

Conan Doyle is noted for having supported Abrams, a controversial professor of pathology at Stanford University and the inventor of a whackjob device named a dynamizer, when others turned there backs on him. His claim to fame was that his contraption could analyse a single drop of blood and then transmit a cure back by radio waves. As with many others of that time, this hocus-pocus was eventually discounted as utterly outrageous and Abrams was in turn branded: “The dean of twentieth century charlatans.”

 

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle did NOT live here – #4, 2151 Sacramento St, San Francisco, CA 94109, USA – For sale through Joel Goodrich for £2.637 million ($3.698 million, €2.979 million or درهم13.581 million) – San Francisco condominium with a plaque that falsely claims Sir Arthur Conan Doyle lived there for sale for £2.6m; it was actually home to a whackjob doctor named Dr Albert Abrams who believed he could cure any diseaseSir Arthur Conan Doyle did NOT live here – #4, 2151 Sacramento St, San Francisco, CA 94109, USA – For sale through Joel Goodrich for £2.637 million ($3.698 million, €2.979 million or درهم13.581 million) – San Francisco condominium with a plaque that falsely claims Sir Arthur Conan Doyle lived there for sale for £2.6m; it was actually home to a whackjob doctor named Dr Albert Abrams who believed he could cure any diseaseSir Arthur Conan Doyle did NOT live here – #4, 2151 Sacramento St, San Francisco, CA 94109, USA – For sale through Joel Goodrich for £2.637 million ($3.698 million, €2.979 million or درهم13.581 million) – San Francisco condominium with a plaque that falsely claims Sir Arthur Conan Doyle lived there for sale for £2.6m; it was actually home to a whackjob doctor named Dr Albert Abrams who believed he could cure any diseaseSir Arthur Conan Doyle did NOT live here – #4, 2151 Sacramento St, San Francisco, CA 94109, USA – For sale through Joel Goodrich for £2.637 million ($3.698 million, €2.979 million or درهم13.581 million) – San Francisco condominium with a plaque that falsely claims Sir Arthur Conan Doyle lived there for sale for £2.6m; it was actually home to a whackjob doctor named Dr Albert Abrams who believed he could cure any disease Sir Arthur Conan Doyle did NOT live here – #4, 2151 Sacramento St, San Francisco, CA 94109, USA – For sale through Joel Goodrich for £2.637 million ($3.698 million, €2.979 million or درهم13.581 million) – San Francisco condominium with a plaque that falsely claims Sir Arthur Conan Doyle lived there for sale for £2.6m; it was actually home to a whackjob doctor named Dr Albert Abrams who believed he could cure any diseaseSir Arthur Conan Doyle did NOT live here – #4, 2151 Sacramento St, San Francisco, CA 94109, USA – For sale through Joel Goodrich for £2.637 million ($3.698 million, €2.979 million or درهم13.581 million) – San Francisco condominium with a plaque that falsely claims Sir Arthur Conan Doyle lived there for sale for £2.6m; it was actually home to a whackjob doctor named Dr Albert Abrams who believed he could cure any disease Sir Arthur Conan Doyle did NOT live here – #4, 2151 Sacramento St, San Francisco, CA 94109, USA – For sale through Joel Goodrich for £2.637 million ($3.698 million, €2.979 million or درهم13.581 million) – San Francisco condominium with a plaque that falsely claims Sir Arthur Conan Doyle lived there for sale for £2.6m; it was actually home to a whackjob doctor named Dr Albert Abrams who believed he could cure any diseaseSir Arthur Conan Doyle did NOT live here – #4, 2151 Sacramento St, San Francisco, CA 94109, USA – For sale through Joel Goodrich for £2.637 million ($3.698 million, €2.979 million or درهم13.581 million) – San Francisco condominium with a plaque that falsely claims Sir Arthur Conan Doyle lived there for sale for £2.6m; it was actually home to a whackjob doctor named Dr Albert Abrams who believed he could cure any diseaseSir Arthur Conan Doyle did NOT live here – #4, 2151 Sacramento St, San Francisco, CA 94109, USA – For sale through Joel Goodrich for £2.637 million ($3.698 million, €2.979 million or درهم13.581 million) – San Francisco condominium with a plaque that falsely claims Sir Arthur Conan Doyle lived there for sale for £2.6m; it was actually home to a whackjob doctor named Dr Albert Abrams who believed he could cure any disease Sir Arthur Conan Doyle did NOT live here – #4, 2151 Sacramento St, San Francisco, CA 94109, USA – For sale through Joel Goodrich for £2.637 million ($3.698 million, €2.979 million or درهم13.581 million) – San Francisco condominium with a plaque that falsely claims Sir Arthur Conan Doyle lived there for sale for £2.6m; it was actually home to a whackjob doctor named Dr Albert Abrams who believed he could cure any disease

Comments

5 comments on “Sir Arthur Conan Doyle did NOT live here”

  1. Sherlock Holmes never interested me!!!!!!!!! A load of rubbish!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Stupid and pointless and boring!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Burn those books!!!!!!!!!!!!! And as for this house, wrecking ball urgently required!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  2. Don’t mind the Kitchen and also the Alfresco area looks quite nice. As for the rest of it, you can have my share.
    Not speaking as a property pro of course.

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