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Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Another Teeny Tiny Tree House Door Is in Golden Gate Park. Can You Find It?

Posted By on Tue, Sep 3, 2013 at 3:00 PM

click to enlarge Teeny Tiny Tree House Door is moved, thanks to eminent domain - TONY POWELL VIA RICHMONDSFBLOG.COM
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  • Teeny Tiny Tree House Door is moved, thanks to eminent domain

Earlier this year San Francisco kids and bloggers were sore with the city after staff from the Rec and Parks Department rudely removed the charming teeny tiny tree house door in Golden Gate Park that had become the city's newest and cutest tourist trap.

The city claimed the small hinges holding the door were bad for the tree -- and thus the red tape bullshit began. But now, five months later, the creators of this remarkable San Francisco fantasy have built a new teeny tiny tree house door, one that miraculously meets the city's standards.

Tony Powell and his son, Rio, informed the Richmond Blog about the new door, which they are calling the "Faery Sanctuary."

"This new one is more in compliance with the Rec & Parks code (not attached to a living tree). They also wanted it to be a little more removed from the center of things," Tony tells the blog.

After the city showed the duo exactly where they could place the door, Tony, who works at a Richmond company that makes wood sealant for boats, and Rio crafted the new door just as the original, coating it in marine-grade varnish with a teeny tiny knob

But to keep this mystery alive, Rio and his dad are remaining tight-lipped about where this new pee-wee pad is located.

Good luck finding it.

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Erin Sherbert has been Online News Editor for SF Weekly since 2010. She's a Texas native and has a closet full of cowboy boots to prove it.


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