San Francisco, California: Hippie Temptation House

A 1967 CBS news special about the wiles of the hippie subculture, which has since become a cult classic, prominently features this house. The film helped trigger the nation's youth to rush to S.F. and Haight-Ashbury.
Address:
1550 Page St., San Francisco, CA
Directions:
Head to Haight-Ashbury, or Golden Gate Park Panhandle. From the opening of Panhandle Park travel down Fell St, turn left onto Masonic Ave before turning another left onto Page St. House is on left.
Hours:
Private property - visible from street.
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Hippie Temptation House.

Hippie Temptation House

Best kept house on the block!

[Andrea Rymill, 04/22/2015]

The "Hippie Temptation" house was featured in a widely seen CBS news documentary of the same name in 1967. "My mom thinks that where I'm living down here, the Hippies are a bunch of dirty, filthy, infectious people." Nice to see that now everything's clean enough for mom.

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