Today’s ’06 Lesson: Mission Dolores

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Old Photo of the Day: Mission Dolores, San Francisco, found at Flickr stream of Steveningen

Something about the empty space in front of San Francisco’s oldest building, pictured above in 1881 according to the caption on Flickr, draws me in. It was made of adobe. The brick-construction Gothic Revival replacement next to it crumbled in the ’06 quake:

Mission Dolores Replacement Church Destroyed

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