A look at the history of Victorian homes.
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By the late 1940s, the classic Victorians known as painted ladies were considered out-of-style monstrosities that no one cared about preserving. They were seen as relics of an older generation and began to disappear from San Francisco neighborhoods.
It wasn’t until the Summer of Love in 1967 that the hippie movement brought international attention to the Haight-Ashbury of San Francisco and its classic homes. By the time the hippies gave way to the yuppies, the Victorians were once again considered tasteful and a desireable alternative to basic suburban homes.