1906 Earthquake Refugee Shacks


Subject:
California: History , California: History by Place , California: Arts and Humanities , Architecture , 1906 & 1989 Earthquakes , Historic Buildings , San Francisco

Description:
The history and current condition of small cottages built in western San Francisco to house refugees following the 1906 earthquake and fire. "Of 5,610 shacks built in 1906-1907 only 27 remain." Includes historic photos, addresses for shacks still in existence, and images and additional material for selected homes. From the Western Neighborhoods Project, "a nonprofit organization formed to preserve and share the history and culture of the neighborhoods in western San Francisco."

Publisher:
Western Neighborhoods Project

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.outsidelands.org/shacks.php


PID= res:lii-20903