Why are the houses in San Francisco built so close together?

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Why are the houses in many parts of San Francisco, e.g. Noe Valley, built so close together?

-- Sue Ochs (sueochs@sirius.com), October 01, 1999


The high price of land. Many houses in Noe Valley, Bernal Height, Glen Park etc started out as small houses with plots of land in front and on the sides. Through the years they have been extended to the street and widened to the lot's edge.

-- Kurt Iversen (iversenk@aol.com), October 01, 1999.

afther the sna francisco earth quick in 1906 they that the house will not fall in the next big one they wear wrong

-- larry boyd (larry.j.boyd@worldnet.att.net), December 02, 2000.

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