"Postcard Row" or Steiner Street was developed by Matthew Kavanaugh in the 1890's. The buildings have become San Francisco's most distinctive houses. The name 'Postcard Row' is a reference to how often these buildings adorn tourist postcards!
Another name given to the buildings is 'The Painted Ladies of San Francisco'. The name derives from the colour used by the residents to accentuate their buildings architectural features. Each house has its own unique personality and colour scheme - the result is a fantastic array of colourful homes.
The houses started as single coloured 'dull' Victorian buildings. But with the help of artists such as Kardum, Cataletich, Buckner and Wonders from the 60's to today the houses have been transformed into national treasures.
Each of our architectural sculptures is handmade in our studio in Sussex, England. They are made of strong plaster that has a reassuring weight and smooth, cool feel. The window frames and door are made of etched brass. Stylish ornaments, gifts or presents that are handmade in Britain and look fabulous on a desk, shelf or wall.
Postcard Row, 710 - 720 Steiner Street, San Francisco, USA.
|MATERIAL||Plaster, metal etching|
|LOCATION||710 - 720 Steiner Street, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA.|
|DIMENSIONS||10.5in high, 5in wide, 2in deep & 4.5lb approximately.||TAGS||Postcard Row model. Architectural sculpture. Miniature building. ArchiModel, Cool, stylish modern bookends. Wall art inspired by architecture. gift for an architect, present for an architect, architect gift, architect present, architectural gift, architectural present,. Matthew Kavanaugh model, Victoriana architectural sculpture, Plaster, metal etching model building. Buy direct from the maker. Handmade in Britain.|
|AGS from UK|
January 19 2021
Superb service, well packaged and beautifully crafted. Truly unique and a joy to look at - thank you.
|Emilia from Bologna, Italy|
December 25 2020
The model of Venice was a wonderful Christmas present from my dad. It is an high quality product, packaged with care, I love it!
|Sahra from Denmark|
December 24 2020
Thank you so much! It arrived on time and I am super happy!
|Simon from Sussex|
December 10 2020
The model is lovely. We're really pleased with it. It's actually the second of your Soane models we've bought: they're definitely worthy of the museum itself!
|Tono Pasqual del Riquelme from España|
December 04 2020
Hola! Acabo de recibir la estupenda maqueta del Pantheon romano. Maravillosa réplica!Sigue creciendo mi colección de vuestras obras, empecé con la réplica de nuestra casa familia de Peñacerrada y ahora sumo una obra más... No será la última!Muchas gracias por vuestro excelente trabajo!Cuidaros...
|Niko from Norwich, UK|
December 04 2020
Extremely pleased with the model - superb quality and detail. Loved the personal touch, and the careful packaging. I'll have to look into starting a collection!
|Duncan from Uk|
December 04 2020
Another 3 models......all superb as before. Everyone is very impressed with the quality of models and how striking they look on display. Effectively packaged with great communication about delivery.
|Rob from Berlin |
November 30 2020
The model arrived today, expertly packed. I'm super impressed with the quality and the simplicity of it. Now I want to collect more...
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