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In the Treehouse

“Picture this: you duck into a shop on Valencia Street in San Francisco, only to find yourself inside the hull of ship run by very cheeky pirates! Welcome to 826 Valencia: the educational nonprofit with a Pirate Supply Store in the front of house. It’s an unlikely business model, but with its unmistakable style, this institution has set a “high water mark” for awesome interiors with a purpose.”

Read Dot & Bo’s full interview with store manager Caroline Kangas here.

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