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This temple was built in 1905 by architect Joseph Leonard.
This temple was built in 1905 by architect Joseph Leonard. Architecturally the building reflects the Vedantic philosophy that all roads lead to one God; hence the building has a mix of architectural styles like Edwardian, Moorish, Queen Anne, Colonial, and Oriental among others. It has five different kinds of towers on the top including a Russian-style onion dome and a European-style castle turret.
This house was built in 1853 and as such it is one of the city's oldest residences
On Friday, October 7, 1955, the '''Six Gallery reading''' took place here
A charming and immaculately manicured Pacific Heights park with great vistas over the Bay
This white 'Beaux-Arts' limestone mansion was built in 1913 by sugar baron Adolph Spreckles
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
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
Home to the annual San Francisco Asian American Film Festival, this state of the art theater features foreign and independent films, with beer and wine served in two of the theaters, and a bar with appetizers on the top floor
An 1881 Victorian mansion that was built for Mrs
Housed over two floors, the SFMOMA displays the art ? in a variety of styles and media ? of over 1,000 emerging and established Northern Californian artists