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San Francisco Earthquake Shacks
San Francisco's housing market is so dire that people are spending over $1 million on the 'earthquake shacks' built after the 1906 fires
The 1906 San Francisco earthquake struck the coast of Northern California at 5:12 a.m. on Wednesday, April 18 with an estimated moment magnitude of 7.9 and a maximum Mercalli intensity of XI (Extreme).
Earthquake refugee cottages, or "shacks" were built by the Department of Lands and Buildings of the Relief Corporation to house refugees from the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire.
June 6, 1915 An earthquake with an abrupt rocking motion at 9:51 a.m. June 22, 1915 Earthquake in the Imperial Valley wrecked the towns of Calexico and El Centro.
As winter approached, the city built 5,300 small wooden cottages for those still in need of housing. These “earthquake shacks” were a joint effort of the San Francisco Relief Corporation, the San Francisco Parks Commission, and the Army.
When the 1906 earthquake struck San Francisco, amateur photographer Louis P. Selby worked in the family's candy shop. He took to the streets with his camera.
San Francisco Bay San Francisco Early History. Around 10,000 years ago, before the Pacific waters had breached the span now covered by the Golden Gate Bridge, the history of the Ohlone people native to San Francisco had already begun.
Early San Francisco History. Even those who have lived in San Francisco for years know surprisingly little about the City’s intriguing past. This collection of information, located on the Internet and organized roughly by year, will clarify some of the most interesting parts.
San Francisco Tunnel History and Miscellany San Francisco is a city of hills (over 50 by one San Francisco Chronicle count), and consequent-ly a city with many tunnels.
Opened on October 2, 1875, The Palace Hotel was the glorious final "gift" of the colorful -- but ill-fated -- William Chapman Ralston to his adopted home city of San Francisco.