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Offbeat In San Francisco, this Victorian house has been moved a few streets

10:40  22 february  2021
10:40  22 february  2021 Source:   huffingtonpost.fr

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À San Francisco, cette maison victorienne a été déplacée de quelques rues © Reuters In San Francisco, this Victorian house has been moved a few streets

UNITED STATES - A move of 6 blocks. In San Francisco, a 139-year-old Victorian house has been relocated a few streets, thanks to a large team of engineers and workers from the building .

As you can see in the video above , the typical mint green colored San Francisco house was loaded early Sunday February 21 onto a flatbed truck and moved from its land to Franklin Street at its new address on Fulton Street.

Passers-by gathered to witness this unusual sight and take photos as the 465 square meter house began its journey to its new location. On several occasions, construction workers had to cut branches so that the house could pass through some of the city's tree-lined streets.

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Luxury real estate

The house, in need of massive repairs, was on land that its owner sold to a developer, who plans to build apartments, according to the San Francisco Chronicle . The cost of moving the six-bedroom house over six blocks would have cost about $ 400,000.

With 40 million people, California is the most populous and wealthiest state in the United States. San Francisco was one of the cities leading the ranking Barnes City Index in 2020 to 8th place in 2020. If it rose in 2021 to 29th place, it remains well placed among the most attractive cities for large fortunes wishing invest in luxury real estate.

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