This formerly-plain building certainly looks more lively after the paint job, non?
And this way there’s no worry about passers by stealing your potted flora
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Part of the problem of having wide, wide sidewalks in San Francisco is when people go and try to fill up the wasted space.
As here, in front of the Hotel Whitcomb on inbound Market near 8th Street. See? Terry Frye’s recent photos seem to show quite a lot of stuff on the red brick. Is Market now a Livable Street or something? Are potted plants required for every public-private partnership to come down the pike?