The David Ireland House at 500 Capp Street is the late conceptual artist’s 1886 Italianate-style home and site-specific artwork, widely considered the centerpiece of Ireland’s career and a landmark of American art.

 

Construction Update Week #22
It has been close to 40 years since David Ireland purchased 500 Capp Street. While the surrounding area of the Mission District has been rapidly evolving into the diverse neighborhood we know today, the house has remained embedded with the history of its previous owners.
Construction Update Week #21
The Foundation and members ofour team have started 2015 with a sense of excitement as we prepare to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of David Ireland purchasing 500 Capp Street and the count down to its reopening to the public is underway.
Construction Update Week #20
2015 marks several major milestones for 500 Capp Street. Not only will the Foundation be completing the restoration of the home, but it also marks the 40th anniversary of David Ireland purchasing the home. In 1975 Ireland paid $25,000 for the home located on the corner of  20th and Capp Street. At the time Ireland was not looking to create the masterpiece