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Opium Destruction, San Francisco (1914) In this section of the site we bring you curated collections of images, books, audio and film, shining a light on curiosities and wonders from a wide range of online archives.
With a leaning toward the surprising, the strange, and the beautiful, we hope to provide an ever-growing cabinet of curiosities for the digital age, a kind of hyperlinked Wunderkammer – an archive of materials which truly celebrates the breadth and variety of our shared cultural commons and the minds that have made it. Some of our most popular posts include visions of the future from late 19th century France, a dictionary of Victorian slang and a film showing the very talented “hand-farting” farmer of Michigan. With each post including links back to the original source we encourage you to explore these wonderful online sources for yourself. Check out our Sources page to see where we find the content. San Francisco’s Leaning Tower: Luxury High-Rise Sinking in Active Seismic Zone.
Get short URL The dangerous skyscraper tilt has also resulted in a major scandal after several leaked documents revealed that both the city's Department of Building Inspection and developer Millennium Partners knew about the sinking before the building became inhabited in 2009, and did not disclose the information.
The tilt of the Millennium Tower became noticeable around six years ago, one year after the high rise was completed, as residents began to notice that items would roll toward one corner of a room. Engineers hired to study the structure found that the building has sunk 16 inches into the soft soil and landfill it was built on and, even worse, it has been doing so unevenly. The uneven sinking has caused a 2” tilt at the base, and a roughly 6” lean at the top, the Associated Press reports. "What concerns me most is the tilting," resident Pamela Buttery, 76, a retired real estate developer, told AP. . © AFP 2016/ Richter magnitude scale. Strolling through the San Francisco Botanical Garden - Gardening Know How's Blog.
By Teo Spengler It’s the best of cheap thrills that the expensive City by the Bay offers: the San Francisco Botanical Garden.
All you need is a photo ID proving you live in San Francisco to get in FREE any day of the week. And oh what treasures await you. Fuller House In The Real San Francisco. Top 100 Bay Area Restaurants 2016. The Homegrown Hipster's Guide to San Francisco. Bay Area News, Local News, Weather, Traffic, Entertainment, Breaking News. A Typical San Francisco Morning. The Pulse. San Francisco Property Information Map. 3025 Broderick St., San Francisco.
2754-2756 Baker Street, San Francisco Cow Hollow remodel, fixer-upper, flip property. How Burrowing Owls Lead To Vomiting Anarchists (Or SF’s Housing Crisis Explained) The Santa Clara Valley was some of the most valuable agricultural land in the entire world, but it was paved over to create today’s Silicon Valley.
This was simply the result of bad planning and layers of leadership failure — nobody thinks farms literally needed to be destroyed to create the technology industry’s success. Today, the tech industry is apparently on track to destroy one of the world’s most valuable cultural treasures, San Francisco, by pushing out the diverse people who have helped create it. At least that’s the story you’ve read in hundreds of articles lately.
It doesn’t have to be this way. But everyone who lives in the Bay Area today needs to accept responsibility for making changes where they live so that everyone who wants to be here, can. The alternative — inaction and self-absorption — very well could create the cynical elite paradise and middle-class dystopia that many fear. Here is a very long explainer. It does us all no justice. Oh, and tech? Why? No. Hunters Point Shipyard Artists. Dual Maps: Google Maps, Street View and Bing Maps in an embeddable control - www.dualmaps.com - www.mapchannels.com. San Francisco Tour on Google Earth. San Francisco Earth Quake- 1989- Great Footage-
San Francisco City Tour - California - U.S.A. The Best Brunches in San Francisco - Where to Boozy Brunch in The Mission, Marina, Castro and Other Neighborhoods - Thrillist SF. If there's one thing that unites all San Franciscans -- whether they're engineers or baristas, hipsters or Marina bros, gays, straights, and everything in-between (except that one lady who married a bridge, that's weird) -- it's bottomless brunch.
To make sure you never miss out on one ever again (even if you're in... Sea Cliff?!?) , we've kindly assembled all 58 bottomless boozy brunches available in our fair 7x7. The 7 best breakfast sandwiches in SF Barracuda 2251 Market St The Deal: 11 clams for bottomless mimosas. Bisou Bistro 2367 Market St The Deal: Bottomless mimosas and Bloody Marys for $12 on weekends, and Friday from 1130a-3p for those of you "working from home". Kitchen Story 3499 16th St The Deal: $16 for all-you-can-drink mimosas made with fresh OJ, every freaking day from 8a-3p.
Blush! SliderBar 2295 Market St The Deal: Your choice of bottomless sangrias, Micheladas, or mimosas for $12.95. San Francisco's 16 Greatest Infamous Local Legends: SFist. SF is a city that, historically, worships its kooks.
And when it comes to the infamous — either because of their oddity or their crimes — we have no shortage. Undoubtedly there are more local legends that some of you would add to this list, and feel free. But bear in mind, these are people we love (or fear) because their stories are infamously funny, sordid, or zany, and because they contribute to our colorful historical fabric, not because they necessarily contributed anything to society.
Carol Doda Carol Doda If you were a heterosexual man in North Beach in the 1960s and 70s, you were probably there to see Carol Doda. Charles Manson Though infamous cult leader Charles Manson's most famous crimes went down in Southern California, his "Family" got its start in San Francisco. History of San Francisco Place Names.
A Time-Lapse of San Francisco That Feels As Epic As a Major Motion Picture. "Gotham City SF" is a brooding, dramatically scored montage of Bay life.
A while back, we were all so over time-lapse videos of cities. Then House of Cards happened, and it brought back the style with its iconic opening credits that show time sweeping through the U.S. capital with authority—carried by a score as powerful as Frank Underwood himself. A new time-lapse film attempts to create the same effect, but this time in San Francisco. "Gotham City SF" is the creation of photographer Toby Harriman. The Film 'The Last Black Man in San Francisco' Is a Search for Home in a Fast-Changing City. Among the more worrying trends out of San Francisco in recent years—and the greatest tarnish to the city’s reputation for diversity—is the displacement of longtime residents of color.
It’s not only Latinos being pushed out of the Mission District: Census numbers reveal a staggering 35.7 percent decrease in San Francisco's black population between 1990 and 2010. Third-generation San Franciscan Jimmie Fails has witnessed that flight first-hand. As a black kid growing up in the Fillmore District, he watched his beloved family home go into foreclosure, and his aunts, uncles, and cousins disperse from the Bay Area.
Soon after, he moved to the Army St. Housing Projects near the Mission, where he met fledgling film director and fifth-generation S.F. native Joe Talbot. “Everyone always kicked it at Precita Park,” he says. Where Are All the White People in San Francisco Public Schools? San Francisco Unified School District enrollment by race/ethnicity; Source: CA Department of Education Recently, our friends at San Francisco Public Press connected us with a really interesting data set: the demographics of San Francisco public schools.
Cow Hollow Residence by Dijeau Poage Construction. This original Craftsman house situated in Cow Hollow, San Francisco was completely remodelled by Dijeau Poage Construction. Description by Dijeau Poage Construction This project combined a careful remodel of the original Craftsman house, with the addition of 2090 sq. ft. of new living space. Structural upgrades required a complete footing replacement and lowering the basement floor level. San Francisco Buses Have Been Turned Into A Showering Units For The Homeless People. Showering is a simple thing. But it is valuable. Skypilotclub home page. S.F.Heart. San Francisco Earthquake footage.
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