Posts Tagged ‘marble’

Some Dude’s Front Porch Planted in Golden Gate Park – You Can’t Take It With You

Thursday, September 8th, 2016



All the deets:


This thing looks like a maintenance nightmare, which might have been the point in the first place, like having footmen at the Downton Abbey.


These days, we just put gold iWatches on the dog. But back then, this is what we did…

Presenting Your Brand-New, Mid-Market SFPD Substation! At 72 6th Street in the Gritty Twitterloin – Nice Marble Facade

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

I’ll tell you, that Bluoz is Everywhere You Want To Be, Twitterloinwise.

As here, where he’s the first to publicize the brand new police station on 6th Street betwixt Market and Mission: 

Via Bluoz – click to expand

You see, it’s “Coming in 2012,” which, of course, is actually already here right now so I guess that’s one way of saying OPENING SOON.

Will this place be more like a koban or more like an actual real police station?

We’ll see, soon enough.

Bon courage, SFPD! You have your work cut out for you.

Builder of Western Addition Steps Eschews Solid Marble and Ends Up with Trouble

Friday, April 13th, 2012

Of course you don’t have to use solid marble, but this? This isn’t good for anyone:

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The Grand Promenade of the Western Addition’s Dollar Store (Well, $1.25 Store) on Fillmore

Thursday, June 16th, 2011

The dollar sign bling is so big, it stretches out onto the sidewalk.


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San Francisco’s Little Saigon is Open for Business

Thursday, August 7th, 2008

Check it out – a busload of touristas passing through the newly installed “gate” of Little Saigon on Larkin Street. Almost like Chinatown, huh?

Thus spaketh San Francisco Supervisor Chris Daly:

“These pillars will attract some attention and foot traffic to Little Saigon”

Looks like that’s all working out, and without the rancor that they’re having down in San Jose.