Unique Neighborhood Homes in San Francisco


There are several blocks in San Francisco, around 36th Ave. and Lawton, that are distinctly different from the other mostly unimaginative side-by-side houses on the Sunset district.

Funny, I grew up in SF, never really noticed how unique these were until the other day.

Trouble Coffee wasn’t open, so I cruised around the area for a while.

About Lloyd Kahn

Lloyd Kahn started building his own home in the early '60s and went on to publish books showing homeowners how they could build their own homes with their own hands. He got his start in publishing by working as the shelter editor of the Whole Earth Catalog with Stewart Brand in the late '60s. He has since authored six highly-graphic books on homemade building, all of which are interrelated. The books, "The Shelter Library Of Building Books," include Shelter, Shelter II (1978), Home Work (2004), Builders of the Pacific Coast (2008), Tiny Homes (2012), and Tiny Homes on the Move (2014). Lloyd operates from Northern California studio built of recycled lumber, set in the midst of a vegetable garden, and hooked into the world via five Mac computers. You can check out videos (one with over 450,000 views) on Lloyd by doing a search on YouTube:

One Response to Unique Neighborhood Homes in San Francisco

  1. Thanks for sharing – and making me travel without leaving my table while it’s snowing here. Last week it was t-shirt -n ‘shorts – weather… Crazy world!

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