There is an astonishing number of Victorian houses, especially in East and West Oakland, that continue to exist---if not thrive. Here are two in East Oakland on the corner of 15th Avenue and Foothill that obviously show the care and love of their owners. They are so cheerful that I had to stop and take a snap.
FYI: I'm on a 3-week trip and my wi-fi isn't cooperating much with either posting or leaving comments. Sorry.