Remembering Earthquakes and Garages
Remembering earthquake shacks, San Francisco's original tiny homes
The 1906 magnitude-7.8 quake resulted in an immediate need for housing
Why San Francisco Victorians didn’t originally have garages
These San Francisco landmarks are etched into my brain just as they are today, colorful, stately homes in a row gracefully sloping down the hill. But there’s one thing those homes, built in the 1890s, have today that weren’t originally there that fully disrupts that image — none of them originally had garages.