San Francisco, California: Defenestration

Building which has all of its furniture crawling out of the windows and down the walls, an art installation.
Howard St., San Francisco, CA
Intersection of 6th and Howard, southwest corner.
Building scheduled to be demolished!
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House Of Falling Furniture

Since 1997, the building sitting at the corner of 6th St. and Howard St. in San Francisco has been a sculptural mural. The piece consists of tables, chairs, lamps and even a grandfather clock, all hanging precariously out of the building's windows. Known as "Defenestration," (a word meaning "to throw out of a window") the sculpture's various pieces are all fastened to the abandoned building to create the illusion of falling.

[Denise Taylor, 07/23/2012]
Furniture extruding from apartment building. Defenestration

At the corner of 6th street and Folsom you will find a building which has all of its furniture crawling out of the windows and down the sides of the building.

[GoddTodd, 10/04/2001]

May 2007 - Photo from Phil Pasquini, who writes "Defenestration is showing signs of wear after being there for the past 10 years. But it still looks great and causes a lot of people to take a second and a third look."

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