Mona's 440 Club

Mona's 440 Club (HM26NF)

Location: San Francisco, CA 94133 San Francisco County
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N 37° 47.894', W 122° 24.279'

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“Where Girls Will Be Boys” - 440 Broadway

Originally opened in 1934, Mona's Club moved to 440 Broadway in 1939 and is credited with being San Francisco's first openly lesbian club. The venue featured female entertainers dressed as men, an inverse to the transgender theme of nearby Finocchio's which brought a new form of sexual tourism to Broadway. Mona's popularity among a lesbian, bohemian, and tourist clientele paved the way for more lesbian clubs to open in North Beach, contributing to a liberal convention that would influence later generations. Mona's 440 Club became Ann's 440 Club in 1953, serving a similar clientele as an entertainment venue.
HM NumberHM26NF
Year Placed2018
Placed ByTop of Broadway Community Benefit District
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, April 8th, 2018 at 1:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 552413 N 4183595
Decimal Degrees37.79823333, -122.40465000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 47.894', W 122° 24.279'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 47' 53.64" N, 122° 24' 16.74" W
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Area Code(s)415, 925, 408
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 440b Broadway, San Francisco CA 94133, US
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