Caption: "Cliff S.F." The Cliff House and Ocean Beach in San Francisco shows people on the beach and walking up the road to the Cliff House, c. 1910. The photograph shows the third Cliff House built on this site, which opened in 1909, and was built with steel-reinforced concrete. The original Cliff House was built in 1863 and was destroyed by fire on Christmas day in 1894. The second, Victorian- style Cliff House was completed in 1896, and although it survived the 1906 earthquake and fires, it burned to the ground in 1907 (see 96-07-08-alb06-280).