A Renovated Tiny Victorian with 21st-Century Interiors

A Renovated Tiny Victorian with 21st-Century Interiors

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By Joanne Furio / Photos by Joe Fletcher
Tragedy begets opportunity in San Francisco when a fire-scorched Victorian is rebuilt from within.

In San Francisco, the tug between new (slick, contemporary condos) and old (wood Victorians) plays out in Dogpatch, a historic district that houses a large collection of turn-of-the-20th-century homes that survived the 1906 earthquake. One of those Victorians is an 1890 cottage that caught fire in 2008, destroying everything but the shell. That allowed a young couple who’d been searching for a single-family home to have the best of both worlds: a Victorian with 21st-century interiors. 

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