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San Francisco’s Marina District arose on the former site of the 1915 Pan-Pacific International Exposition, just in time to catch the new fashion for Mediterranean architecture.  Large numbers of tile-roofed houses and apartment buildings were built in the densely-zoned Marina during the Twenties and early Thirties, though many of them leaned toward the more pretentious Italianate tastes of the district’s social-climbing occupants.  Although this diminutive Marina home might seem Spanish at first glance, its symmetrical facade, elliptical arches, and scalloped window heads tip it into Venetian Gothic territory despite its red tile roof.