You know that iconic image of San Francisco with the row of Victorian houses, the Bay stretching out beyond them? That's Alamo Square, home of the titles for Full House and a whole lot of gorgeous Victorian and Edwardian-era real estate. The homes that border one side of the square are known as "painted ladies" and if you think they're colorful now, consider that historically, such homes were painted in even more bright, daring colors that grabbed the eyes of everyone who walked past (and made giving directions a cinch).  See full article.

  You know that iconic image of San Francisco with the row of Victorian houses, the Bay stretching out beyond them? That's Alamo Square, home of the titles for Full House and a whole lot of gorgeous Victorian and Edwardian-era real estate. The homes that border one side of the square are known as "painted ladies" and if you think they're colorful now, consider that historically, such homes were painted in even more bright, daring colors that grabbed the eyes of everyone who walked past (and made giving directions a cinch).  See full article.