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This witty Marina District home dating from the early Thirties manages to give an illusion of depth and complexity despite its constricted urban site.  The delicate wrought-iron entrance gate is surrounded by a staccato frame of handpainted tiles; additional wrought iron appears in the balcony and two small ground-floor windows.  The highly original barrel-shaped tower is girdled by tiles and capped with a receding patch of barrel-tile roofing; its deeply-recessed parabolic window pointedly faces the Golden Gate--though no bridge would be evident there until some years later.