For $2,400 a Year, You Can Be Special, Too
Nestled in the Jackson Square neighborhood near San Francisco’s northeastern waterfront sits the Battery, an extravagant, members-only social club. The ground floor is filled with dark wood tables, leather sofas, and local artwork, all surrounding a glass and steel staircase. On the second floor, past antique phone booths and a piano bar with a Steinway, a passageway hidden behind a bookcase leads to a private card room. Dues are $2,400 a year, not including food, drink, or access to the gym or one of the 14 hotel suites. “I see how it can represent extreme wealth,” says Xochi Birch, who co-founded the club with her husband, Michael, a year ago.
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