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The Painted Ladies, also affectionately nicknamed, “Postcard Row,” are single-family homes with multi-pastel exteriors that line Alamo Square in San Francisco, California, designed by architect Matthew Kavanaugh, in 1892. Popular with tourists, they're at their prettiest around sunset, when the colors of the houses brighten against the evening sky.

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