A Guide to San Francisco Architecture

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If you know what to look for, you can see the story of San Francisco in its homes. In the earliest styles, you can see the growth of the city from a scrubby frontier settlement into a cosmopolitan city. Every era had its own look. Turn of the century aesthetics show SF’s struggle with the advancements and losses of Industrialization. During the last century, change happened crazy fast. And modernist design reflects technological and social upheavals that transformed the city’s cultural and actual landscape.
If you know what to look for, you can see the story of San Francisco in its homes. In the earliest styles, you can see the growth of the city from a scrubby frontier settlement into a cosmopolitan city. Every era had its own look. Turn of the century aesthetics show SF’s struggle with the advancements and losses of Industrialization. During the last century, change happened crazy fast. And modernist design reflects technological and social upheavals that transformed the city’s cultural and actual landscape.
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The Best Bar & Book Pairings For Bookworms & Barflies

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Books and beer

There is nothing better than getting lost in a good book — except maybe getting lost in a good beer while you’re reading a good book. If you want to do some quality reading in a quasi social place, here are some of my recommendations for your reading and drinking pleasure. Stay booky, my friends.

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10 Facts About San Francisco's Favorite Twins

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Twins

San Francisco was saddened yesterday to learn that Marian Brown, one half of the locally famous Brown Twins, passed away yesterday. She joined her sister, Vivian, who died last year. The twins became iconic for walking around San Francisco decked out in matching flamboyant outfits and smiles.

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