Monday, June 21, 2010

San Francisco, Castro Houses, Mellow Yellow Monday, June 21, 2010



San Francisco, Castro Houses, Mellow Yellow Monday, June 21, 2010




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27 comments:

  1. are we at the same place? I went to Ponsonby in Auckland, there was a row of houses like this/ It is too narrow for my liking.

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  2. http://annkschin.blogspot.com/2010/06/save-world-do-up-old-houses.html

    Doesn't those houses look like yours?

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  3. Love the homes in the Castro, they are just so colorful and full of life. The color mixture here is very cool.

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  4. Oh, I rarely see houses that are painted blue. Thanks for sharing.

    My yellow is posted. Have a great week ahead.

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  5. Now that's a delightfully happy looking house! I guess it would be easy to find if you lived there! Great shot for MYM. Check mine out...it's from SF, too!

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  6. Why are they called Castro houses?

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  7. Cute house!

    Happy MYM.

    Liz @ MLC

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  8. A cool and colorful house, are there more like this one? It would really stand out in the neighborhood. Great shot!

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  9. That makes me smile. How awesome to live in that house I bet people pass by will look at it and appreciate the beauty. Enjoy the summer!


    MYM~Yellow Hollyhock
    RRT~Red Hollyhock

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  10. Oh this is a cute color combination!


    Happy Mellow Yellow Monday!

    http://earlsdaughter.com/2010/06/mellow-yellow-mondays-june-21st/

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  11. I'd like to have a couple coffees there
    ;)

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  12. Great photo!
    If your interested check out my unique photo challenge website www.weekdayphotos.com, every weekday has its own theme and a different photo challenge every week.
    The themes are:

    Monday - Creative Colors
    Tuesday - Macro
    Wednesday - 2 of a kind
    Thursday - Urban
    Friday - Sunset

    The winning photo for every theme/week gets their photo published on the website, check it out and ill be glad if you would join :)

    Have a good one!

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  13. How lovely. Yes, why are they called Castro houses?

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  14. Ann - I looked at your blog article on the
    Ponsonby houses...they do look like the ones on Castro St. Of course, we have many such houses all over San Francisco. You know, I spent two wonderful days in Auckland at the end of a twelve day cruise that started in Sydney. It was such a wonderful trip....well over 18 years ago. I would so love to return...but my job loss as a forensic nurse for San Francisco in massive budget cuts and subsequent retirement, with my income decrease of $90,000/year, decimated my travel budget.

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  15. Poetic Shutterbug - I always dreamed of owning a yellow Victoria in the city but I think I could make do with this blue and yellow place on Castro...it's near the Noe Valley Bakery and some good eateries ( just what I need, huh? )

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  16. cheesecakepoi - cute name!! In San Francisco, you see houses, especially the wonderful Victorians, of all colors and trims that are amazing. I just love them!

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  17. Ma.links - I just enjoyed a visit to your blog! Nice photos.

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  18. Linnea W - I've been over at your blog, admiring your fabulous photography. Don't we live in a wonderful area of the country?


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  19. lakeviewer - these houses are on Castro Street, hence I called them the Castro Street houses. There are a number of nice Victorians there and in the Noe Valley area of San Francisco.

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  20. Liz - San Francisco real estate is so expensive -
    this little house probably costs at least $800,000!

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  21. eileeninmd - San Francisco is filled with the most beautiful Victorians - there is a book of them, called "Painted Ladies" - great colors for these homes - and many companies that specialize in painting them.


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  22. Manang Kim - I've always loved these wonderful San Francisco houses. Even after 33 years in the area, driving down streets that have them always makes me smile.


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  23. Earl's Daughter - when I first moved to the San Francisco area 33 years ago, I bought a watercolor of a little yellow Victorian house, hoping that, someday, I might own one...thus far, it still hasn't happened. I'm sad to say, with my job loss in budget cuts 15 months ago - after 21 years as a forensic nurse for the city - and an income drop of $90,000 a year, even paying the rent is difficult!!!!


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  24. Dulce - come on over! Coffee, sightseeing, the clubs...it can all be arranged!

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  25. Cai - weekdayphotos.com - I looked at your site and the interesting memes. You've got some great photographers there and I'm sure I will participate sometime...though I don't measure up to the others!


    At 65, I've done it! My poetry book - Life's Journey by Carmen Henesy - is out on Amazon!
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  26. Welshcakes Limoncello - the houses are located on Castro Street. They are just a small section of many beautiful Victorians there.

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