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By Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton

Buy one in all 1st global Library's vintage Books and support help our loose net library of downloadable eBooks. stopover at us on-line at www.1stWorldLibrary.ORG - - there has been no Burlingame within the Sixties, the Western Addition was once a wasteland of sand dunes and the goats gambolled in the course of the rocky gulches of Nob Hill. yet San Francisco had its Rincon Hill and South Park, Howard and Fulsom and Harrison Streets, coldly aloof from the tumultuous sizzling center of town north of marketplace road. during this place of dwelling part the sidewalks have been additionally wood and asymmetric and the streets muddy in iciness and dusty in summer time, however the homes, a few of which had "come around the Horn," have been huge, easy, and stately. these at the 3 lengthy streets had deep gardens earlier than them, with willow bushes and oaks above the flower beds, old fashioned grotesque statues, and fountains that have been occasionally dry. The narrower homes of South Park crowded each other in regards to the oval enclosure and their universal backyard was once the smaller oval of eco-friendly and roses.

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