‘Mini-Versailles’ hits the market

Herbst Manor in Pacific Heights was home to the late Lee Herbst Gruhn, who passed away in 2010. Think Herbst Theater and San Francisco society. Her prominent brick home with carousel horses in the windows on the corner of Pacific and Divisadero — designed in 1899 by esteemed architect Ernest Coxhead — is now for sale. Don’t miss the link to author Jennifer Huffman’s story of accidentally getting a tour of the gilt-edged home by none other than Lee Herbst Gruhn herself.

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