February 10, 2017

575 Liberty St, Eureka Valley - Dolores Heights

An unusually flamboyant explosion of architectural detailing even for an Eastlake Victorian. 2,059 square foot single family home built in 1898.

PART OF ROW OF SIMILAR HOUSES, FROM 533 TO 579 LIBERTY Street.

THIS BLOCK OF LIBERTY WAS FORMERLY PART OF DAIRY FARM OWNED BY THE FAMILY OF AUTHOR PETER B. KYNE.

MOVIE "I REMEMBER MAMA" WAS FILMED ON THIS BLOCK. (Here Today, San Francisco's Architectural Heritage)

Eastlake Details
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✳︎Oversized porch posts, railings, balustrades, bargeboards, braces and pendants shaped by a lathe.

✳︎Wooden forms cut by a jigsaw. Curved brackets, scrolls, and other stylized elements were placed at every corner, turn or projection of the fa├žade.

✳︎Perforated gables and pediments.

✳︎Carved panels.

✳︎Beaded spindles and lattice work along porch eaves.

✳︎Strapwork (interlaced strips of wood).

✳︎Mansardic porches with wrought-iron cresting.

c. 1976