It’s 580 California in front of the BofA Building:
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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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These 12-Foot-Tall Statues High Atop the 580 California Building Will FREAK YOU OUT the First Time You See ThemFriday, July 27th, 2012
Here’s what you can see across the street from the former Bank of America World Headquarters at 555 California betwixt Kearny and Montgomery in the Financh.
OMG, On My Guard:
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That’s right, it’s the art at the top of 580 California:
The LA Times calls these twelve statures “faceless rooftop wraiths.”
Avert your gaze.
But these workers inside 580 have no choice:
- State Farm Insurance
- Blurb, Inc.
- Charles Schwab
- Consulate General of Canada
- Merrill Lynch
- Northern Trust Corporation
- Swinerton & Walberg
- The Jejune Institute
Pray for them.
What better place for famous Frank Chu to mark a half-century of existence in our Milky Way galaxy than to hold court at the full-century-old Pied Piper Bar & Maxfield’s at the Palace Hotel on Market Street. The problem was that Frank missed the 5:30 PM starting time by a good margin owing to his attendance at a labor rally just across the street.
See? There’s his famous sign, right next to Che Guevara in the pouring sun:
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But he was eventually cajoled into quitting work early and joining his party, already in progress. Here he is holding court ‘neath the famous Pied Piper mural / painting.
And then it was off to neighboring Maxfield’s. Here he is posing for a semi Last Supper-style photo:
(Frank always seems to be around a pretty girl.)
Hours of Operation Monday – Friday, 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.
Saturday, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.
Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. Maxfield’s was named after the famous artist Maxfield Parrish who painted the iconic Pied Piper of Hamlin mural located in the adjacent Pied Piper Bar. The warm and inviting atmosphere of Maxfield’s and the Pied Piper Bar feature a beautiful mosaic tile floor and rich wood paneling. Whether sitting at the handsome mahogany bar or a relaxing table, you will feel at home when dining in Maxfield’s and the Pied Piper. For almost a century, the Pied Piper bar has been the favored spot among locals as well as visitors from around the world. The Pied Piper provides the perfect backdrop for the world famous Maxfield Parrish mural “The Pied Piper of Hamelin”. Enjoy delicious appetizers, American cuisine and cocktails in this welcoming atmosphere.