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Dating from 1861, this eight-sided house with its cupola top, dormer windows, and roof lanterns was built in the belief that such octagonally shaped houses promote healthier living.
Dating from 1861, this eight-sided house with its cupola top, dormer windows, and roof lanterns was built in the belief that such octagonally shaped houses promote healthier living. Today, the building is an American Colonial museum. It has many artifacts on display including antique furniture and historical documents. It is run by the National Society of the Colonial Dames.
2645 Gough Street, San Francisco, CA, United States
The Filbert Steps are the part of Filbert Street that runs between Battery Street and Telegraph Hill Boulevard in North Beach
This is one of the very steepest streets in the entire Western Hemisphere
This white 'Beaux-Arts' limestone mansion was built in 1913 by sugar baron Adolph Spreckles
This block contains twelve spectacular mansions in a variety of styles
Another little oasis park in the heart of Pacific Heights ? like its neighbor Alta Plaza Park, it is pristinely kept by local residents and it also has excellent views over the Bay
This is an 11,500 square foot Queen Anne Victorian, built solely out of redwood in 1886 for William Haas
An 1881 Victorian mansion that was built for Mrs
On Friday, October 7, 1955, the '''Six Gallery reading''' took place here
This temple was built in 1905 by architect Joseph Leonard