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Posts Tagged ‘color’
The Evolution of Color in the Lights of Civic Center’s Christmas Tree and City Hall – This is How SFGov “Works”Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014
This is how the
Christmas Holiday Tree in front of San Francisco City Hall was lit at night back in the aughts:
Via Steve Rhodes, who, like Visa, is Everywhere You Want To Be.
Do you see a problem? All those gaudy lights in the tree offended certain rich white ladies of San Francisco! They felt all that colour was “not appropriate.” So they imposed their values on the RPD, as they are wont to do, and RPD spent five figures to correct the “problem.”
So that left us with this:
Except this lack of color just wasn’t jazzy enough for other certain people.
So then came this:
So, the colors came out of the tree in front of City Hall and they went into City Hall itself.
Were these changes “improvements?”
No. But that’s what they were called at the time.
You know, instead of a lime green:
The Dahlia Dell in Golden Gate Park had a lot more color back in September, but there are still some flowers there in mid-November. See?
The colors, man – groove on the colors:
And what’s right around the corner? The flowering plum tree blossoms of January
I suppose December is our worst month for flowers – I’ll look for some around town in a few weeks…
Or I suppose they’re really called “suction” hydrants:
A “Pro-Life Across America” Billboard in Oakland: How Being a “Natural Red Head” Says Something About AbortionFriday, March 7th, 2014
I’m at a loss here:
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And oh yes, TRIGGER WARNING: Ginger.
“He splashed around and scattered the skilligimink color all over the kitchen, and when his mamma and Susie fished him out, if he wasn’t dyed the most beautiful sky-blue-pink you ever saw!“
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