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There's A Shadow On A Church In San Francisco That Looks Like A Sideboob

Tee hee hee.

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This is the Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption, located near Japantown in San Francisco.

It was built in 1971.
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It was built in 1971.

Most of the time, Saint Mary's is just your average place of worship.

Some people jokingly refer to it as "Our Lady of Maytag," because its unusual dome resembles the agitator of a washing machine.
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Some people jokingly refer to it as "Our Lady of Maytag," because its unusual dome resembles the agitator of a washing machine.

But on certain afternoons, the sun hits Saint Mary's architecture in just the right way...

And the church becomes a little, uh, buxom.

*long and slow wolf whistle*
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*long and slow wolf whistle*

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The saintly sideboob has been the subject of whispers since at least 2008, when Curbed SF dubbed it "the Wonder Bra of Bay Area architecture."

Since then, residents have given her a new name: the "Two O'Clock Titty."

It's our city's very own North Star.

What a sight to behold!

An urban legend once circulated that the Catholic church sued the architects for "embarrassing" it by knowingly designing the holy hooter.

It's false, unfortunately.
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It's false, unfortunately.

If you want to catch a glimpse of the Sideboob of Saint Mary's, your best bet to use the Octavia St. 101 off-ramp.

NBC also suggests heading to Rose Street in between Haight and Page for an eyeful. Godspeed!
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NBC also suggests heading to Rose Street in between Haight and Page for an eyeful. Godspeed!