I guess Donald Trump owns about a third of the former BofA World HQ? Oh well, it doesn’t matter now, as the yet to be completed Salesforce Tower already towers over everything:
Posts Tagged ‘transamerica pyramid’
POOR DONALD! – Frisco’s Twin Towers, the Transamerica Pyramid and the BofA Building, Now Pwned by Salesforce TowerThursday, November 3rd, 2016
Spend Three Minutes Enjoying the Circus in Front of the Church of Scientology HQ – Anonymous vs. ScientologyThursday, August 30th, 2012
I don’t know what the CoS was thinking when it picked a historic triangular building right across the street from the Transamerica Pyramid for its San Francisco / Bay Area HQ, but, owing to the foot traffic, only a few Anonymous people are necessary to turn the whole place into a circus.
On It Goes
After some discussion, it turns out that the top of the shiny, shiny TransAmerica Pyramid is made up of bunch of Gothic-looking paned windows that protect the 6000-watt halogen disco ball within. You see, sometimes, when the sun’s at just the right angle, total internal reflection kicks in and all that’s visible is a ball of light.
You can see the effect of the metal frames holding the glass here in a nice 30-second nighttime exposure from Flickr’s exxonvaldez, who really ought to consider changing his handle to exxonmed or searivermediterranean or just plain mediterranean.
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Top it off with a lighting rod and you are good to go.
Look for it the next time you’re at a Anonymous vs. Church of Scientology protest / rally / whatever at Washington and Montgomery