Public Housing Project, McAllister Street, Western Addition (aka The Fillmore), San Francisco, 2012:
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This area is about six blocks from San Francisco City Hall.
Here’s the exact same pair of flags from three years ago, would you agree?
And the DRUG FREE ZONE warning sign is still there as well. (But, of course, this isn’t actually a drug-free zone. Not in the least.)
So, why do we even have flagpoles then?
Perhaps putting them in was a bad idea? Perhaps it’s easier to put in a flagpole than to take care of a flagpole over its lifetime? Perhaps we should take these flagpoles down if this how City, County, State and/or Federal officials are handling things?
Perhaps Redevelopment of the Fillmore was a bad idea?
Perhaps other federally-funded projects, such as the useless Central Subway, are bad ideas as well?