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Location: San Francisco, CA 94116 San Francisco County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 44.128', W 122° 30.179'

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"Long Live the Doggie!"

This sign stood outside the last operating Doggie Diner restaurant (later "Carousel") on the N.E. corner of 46th Ave. and Sloat Blvd.

Designed in 1966 by graphic artist Harold Bachman (1921-2005) for the popular unionized Bay Area drive-in chain, the Doggie's whimsical style (shades of swing and early auto age cartoons) has delighted generations of visitors to Ocean Beach.

A massive grassroots preservation effort, chronicled nationally in the "Zippy the Pinhead" comic strip, led to its acquisition by the City of San Francisco (Dec. 2000).

Toppled by wind on April 1, 2003, it was restored by the Dept. of Public Works, returned to its post by Independence Day, and relocated to this median in January, 2005.

"Long Live the Doggie!"
HM NumberHM1JQ0
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Date Added Saturday, March 21st, 2015 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 543793 N 4176581
Decimal Degrees37.73546667, -122.50298333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 44.128', W 122° 30.179'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 44' 7.68" N, 122° 30' 10.74" W
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Area Code(s)415
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2650 Sloat Blvd, San Francisco CA 94116, US
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