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The Painted Ladies of San Francisco

The Painted Ladies of San Francisco

If you’ve ever traveled to San Francisco, you most likely visited the iconic line of pastel Victorian homes known as the “Painted Ladies of San Francisco,” “Postcard Row,” or the “Seven Sisters.” The homes are found at 710-720 Steiner Street and are estimated to have appeared in over 70 films and television shows, with the…

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By Kendra, 04/23/2018 Kendra is a content writer with a BA in literature from Wilkes University. When she’s not reading up on the latest home decorating trends, Kendra is busy designing her future home, library included.
5 Examples of Victorian Homes

5 Examples of Victorian Homes

Commonly called “Victorian Style” homes, these houses were built in the Victorian Era between 1837 and 1901 when Queen Victoria reigned over the United Kingdom. Victorian homes are key to the character of many neighborhoods in the United Kingdom, but are very common in the United States as well, encompassing several architectural styles. Identifying them…

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By Kayleigh, 10/15/2016 Kayleigh is a content writer with a BA in technical writing/literature and an MA in creative writing. When she’s not at work writing, she’s at home writing, reading, or binge-watching television shows… for research, of course. A big do-it-yourselfer and crafter, Kayleigh loves testing out projects and gifting them to friends and family—all in preparation for when she owns her own home one day and decorates with her own personal creations. Her work has appeared on The Writing Cooperative and as an Honorable Mention in East Meets West American Writers Review.
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