"Welcome to kids myths and mysteries. I've your host kid chrome today. A Castle and San Francisco despite despite his long history and six stories stone tower most residents of San Francisco even those that pass by daily. How no idea that Albion Albion Castle exists. It was built in eighteen seventy by John. Hamed Brunell young English emigrant with plans for a brewery to supplied. Why the over eight hundred saloons. Serving the growing city beer was Aria popular choice. In San Francisco a several local breweries already competing Pity for business but Burnell. Zanu property had a secret advantage. An underground aquifer the provided pure coal water. Perfect Rick for brewing. Not to mention that it was free. He built himself not only the workspaces for the album porter ale brewery but also sore castle home although relatively petite built into a hillside features a distinctive tower built from stones poll from cargo ships ballots. laughter Norman Fortifications Brunell love back home under the Castle Brunell dug out to stone cisterns each each capturing eight thousand ten thousand gallons of spring water per day the two hundred foot pools are accessed by cave entrance and still provide provide fresh clean. Water today burnell built is unusual. Brewery on land on the outskirts of the city then managed by the hunter brothers. I now known as hunters point. It was a side of a huge naval shipbuilding yard for decades now rough edged neighborhood. The property has changed hands many times and has had several incarnations over the years after the Eighteenth Amendment prohibition forced the brewery to close down in nineteen nineteen the property was reborn as the. I'll be in water company provided bottled drinking water from the underground cisterns from nineteen. Twenty the eight to nine thousand nine hundred forty seven in nineteen thirty eight. The castle was bought by sculptor. Adrian voicing who remodeled the living area adding much much of the woodwork in medieval inspired interior. There's there today. He lived and worked there for some twenty years in one thousand nine hundred sixty one. The castle astle was nearly the victim of a highway construction scheme that plan to bulldoze the building but it was saved based on the argument that the fresh water source under under the building could be the only non-contaminated source of fresh water in the event of a nuclear attack. According to the San Francisco Chronicle at the time that is has over the years the nearby naval shipyards complained about the inconvenience proximity of a fresh water source so close to their highly hazardous undertakings undertakings in nineteen ninety eight. The property was sold to another artist. This time sculptor Eric. Higgs also known as one of the founders of city search until two thousand five. The castle was used as a residence art studio and occasional party location than it was sold at auction for two point. Point one billion dollars. The purchasers local brewers and castle financers from Napa County intended to revitalize the space and relaunched this historic Alegrian brewery. Although some renovations to the property interior have been made. Rory never materialized. I as of January twenty ten. The property is once again listed for sale. Ready for its next incarnation yours. For just two point nine nine million dollars but the property did sell this property. Sold for under one million in late twenty eleven. So your chances chances. Pass to buy that castle. A Castle had San Francisco was produced here. Night owl sounds."