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As seen in Potrero Hill…
It would look a little something like this:
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That’s right, it says “CLASSWAR.”
Or, in other words, “I went, I went, I went to art school.”
Quick Draw McGraw, I went to art school
With the art fools, with the smart fools
With the sophomores, with the freshmen
I fuck with textbooks, I fuck with text, man
I went to art college, I got the art knowledge
I got the smart knowledge, I drink the Smart Water
I drink the Vitamin Water, I drink seltzer water
I drink regular water (I like regular water)
Despite our crippled credit market, all systems are go in the Presidio as Building 1801, aka the Public Service Health Hospital, is now being transformed from an abandoned hulk into 154 apartments.
Two ugly, tacked on wings having “no historical value” are coming down right now, so it seems grafitti artists will have to find a new Yelp-rated place to play. Read all about it, and don’t forget to check out the comments from some of the more radical NIMBYS.
The future is now – adaptive reuse is coming to Building 1801 courtesy of ForestCity, which is going for Gold LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) status on this project. Click to expand:
Dan Bernal, District Director for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi:
San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom with Presidio Trust Executive Director Craig Middleton and Holly Middleton:
HERE BE DRAGONS – in this case it’s just a Caterpillar with MP-30 Primary Pulverizer Jaws. Hic sunt dracones:
Follow the progress of demolition here.
Excelsior! Ever Upward!