What’s the point of this billboard at Cal Kearny?
Posts Tagged ‘Kearny’
Here’s All What’s Left of 1994’s Giant “Gold Mountain” Mural at Romolo Place in North Beach – GraffitiThursday, July 21st, 2016
First, the giant mural of Romolo was all like this:
But now it’s all like this – I haven’t been through this way since it got painted over, thusly:
“I’m done with them. That’s why the mural is painted over,” Sherry said. She said that during the 2004 restoration, which took almost a year, she worked on the mural six days a week for almost a year and was only compensated for transportation and lunch. “It was an absolute nightmare,” she said. “All they could pay me was coming out of their poor little pockets, so I accepted it because at the time I could afford to take a lot of time to do this. … So I basically just did the work, and they let it go to hell again.
There was a theory that murals discourage graffiti. I don’t know well that theory worked out…
It’s 580 California in front of the BofA Building:
This is a very Frisco kind of sign:
The scam of collecting parking fees that you shouldn’t has been going on for a while now.
Even our local government fails for this one sometimes, like the time a City Hall worker paid $100 so a bus could park near Broadway and Embarcadero for a mayoral news conference, oh well.
Remember, “DO NOT PAY THIS MAN!!!”
Of course back in ’49, you know, 1849, some people were still calling Kearny Street La Calle de la Fundacion – it was the start of the grid system of streets we know today.
Anyway, not much has changed since the founding of the SFPD 166 years ago – a time-traveling gold miner from back then would have no problem understanding this aspect of The Future:
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Financial District Nazgul – The Freakiest Thing You’ll Ever See in the 94104 – “Faceless Rooftop Wraiths”Friday, January 18th, 2013
Twelve feet tall they are:
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