The spectacular Victorian Style of Housing in San Francisco, California has different versions: Like the classical above or the groovy colorful style that surrounds Height Street.
Modernity in Bay Area is shaped by these contrast of colors and a playful arrangement of windows, balconies, different levels and stairs.
Housing in Toronto, Canada is less spectacular than the one in San Francisco, but looks cleaner and simpler.
A lot of apartments in Montréal, Québec have this flat front with long stairs outside the homes. And a combination of Earthy tones with white outlines. It looks dull at some point but very homegenious.