Why a Beat Hotel?
Ever since we went public with Michael Palumbo’s initial sketch of what a new Beat Museum building at 580 Green Street might look like, the feature that seems to inspire the greatest curiosity is the suggestion of a Beat hotel. Sure, it might seem like an odd idea, however, it isn’t without precedent: The Original […]
Preserving the Legacy of the Beats in San Francisco
We're launching a fundraiser for a permanent North Beach home
Jack Kerouac Once Again Walks the Streets of North Beach
The North Beach branch of the San Francisco Public Library will be moving into their new building later this year. There are a number of large format photographs of Jack Kerouac that have been gracing their walls for the last few years. Last week the SFPL donated those items to The Beat Museum. The great […]