In the past we’ve broken down the history of Victorian and Edwardian architecture in the Richmond, but this week we’re inspired by a new listing on 42nd Avenue to explore the old […]
‘The Front Steps’: Taking a Classic Edwardian “To The Studs”
We’ve been playing the before-and-after home comparison game a lot lately–but then, we’re seeing an awful lot of freshly renovated properties in the neighborhood, so it’s bound to come up. Sometimes the […]
‘The Front Steps’: Revisiting the Richmond’s Most Controversial “New” Homes
It’s now been almost ten years since the Battle of Cornwall. Cornwall Street, that is; this wasn’t a military venture but instead a conflict of opinions about what should be done with […]
‘The Front Steps’: How They’re Going To Stop the Golden Gate Bridge Making That Noise
When showing off housing in the Richmond, the Golden Gate Bridge is a pretty solid ace in the hole. Sure, the bridge inspires and represents the entire city, and lots of locations […]
Taraval House Imperiled
Many local residents and members of the neighborhood coalition Sunset Parkside Education and Action Committee (SPEAK) and many local residents have expressed disappointment that their efforts to save the 113-year-old house at 1420 Taraval St. have apparently failed.
Richmond schools nominated for landmark status
Two Richmond District schools are being considered for “landmark status” by the SF
Planning Department and the SF Board of Supervisors (BOS), after receiving
recommendations from the Historic Preservation Commission.
Historic Rousseau Homes Could Get Landmark Status
…Arthur and Oliver
Rousseau, turned their attention to building single-family homes in the Sunset District, much of which at the time was still covered with sand dunes.