The Victorians and turn-of-the-century architecture along Petaluma’s Western Ave. made it into today’s Street Date, a San Francisco Chronicle column. Writer¬†Stephanie Wright Hession describes it as an “enchanting downtown” and urges visitors to “ditch the car and set out to savor these enduring structures” on foot.

On her list of buildings worth looking at: Iron Front Row at Western Ave. and Kentucky St., Caravan Imports at 98 Western Ave., St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church at 35 Liberty St., McNear Building at Fourth and B streets, Tuscan Gardens at 316 B St., and Petaluma Historical Museum at 20 Fourth St.

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