Hidden San Francisco: SoMa's sinking houses

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Hidden San Francisco: SoMa's sinking houses

Learn why some houses in SoMa are as much as six feet below street level.

In San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood, there's a mystery hiding in plain sight: old homes that are quite literally sinking into the soil.

It all started after the 1906 earthquake. More than a century later, some of the neighborhood's older homes sit nearly six feet below street level.

Check out the video above to find out why.

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