The Towers of San Francisco: Raygun Gothic Rocketship, Ferry Building, and Coit Tower from the 19th, 20th, and 21st Centuries

First up is the Ferry Building Tower from 1898. It’s a straight-up, four-faced clock tower, the likes of which they’ve been building in Europe for 700 years.

Next up is Coit Tower from 1933. It’s from a woman who had a “special relationship” with firefighters, she had a thing for firefighters. It’s a little different.

Last up is the Raygun Gothic Rocketship from 2009. It’s very different.

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What kind of new iconic (and ironic, that seems to be the trend) tower will we erect in the 22nd century?

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