The Seven Sisters at Solstice

“The Seven Sisters” are a row of seven very famous Victorian houses in Alamo Square park, also known as the “Painted Ladies” of Alamo Square.  Designed by Michael Cavanaugh, the Seven Sisters are the most widely photographed residences in America, second only to the White House.  Residents report that it feels like they live in Disneyland, as their homes are such popular tourist attractions.  The name “Seven Sisters” is appropriate for this group of “Ladies” as the phrase usually refers to the Pleiades star cluster, which is universally depicted as seven tight knit women who are trying to evade attention.

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