Posts Tagged ‘western addition’
What Looks Great to the SF Planning Department Looks Horrible to Me: What Was BofA Supposed to do with These Ersatz “Windows?”Friday, August 22nd, 2014
Was this what was intended for a bank branch?
When You Tire of Markets from Capitalist Pig-Dogs and Those from the USSR/China and Allies, Try the “3rd WORLD MARKET” – OPEN LATEThursday, August 14th, 2014
The Yelpers don’t know what to make of this place.
As seen in the Western Addition:
Wiki notes that the term “Third World” is “less preferred” these days…
Learning to match the beat of the Old World Man
Learning to catch the heat of the Third World Man
Trying to save the day for the Old World Man
Trying to pave the way for the Third World Man
As seen on Fillmore Street in the Fillmore, home of the failed Fillmore Jazz District, brought to you by our horrible, failed Redevelopment Agency and SPUR, the urban renewal people:
On it goes…
Oh, here’s my message to those SPUR people:
Instead of doing something, just stand there.
(Not That There’s Anything Wrong With That.)
This has been a remarkable change, over the past half-decade.
You see them, all over the place, every day, coming and going, taking photos of buildings, looking at maps, asking where “the Seven Ladies” are, asking where the “Full House house” is, and rolling luggage up and down the street, you know, that kind of thing.
Sometimes I don’t know if they’re Airbnb people, but other times, like this time, it’s easy to tell:
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I don’t have a generalized beef against tourists – that makes me different from the typical Western Addition NIMBY.
In any event, this is what Airbnb looks like IRL on the street.
Nest of “Scoot” Rental Scooters Parked in a Public Space in the Western Addition – Is This Kosher? – Is This SFMTA-Approved?Thursday, August 7th, 2014
I know not, Gentle Reader.
I guess they leave these scooters about and you find them with your cell phone and then drive away?
OK fine. I’ve just never seen a nest like this before.
Maybe next time I come through, there’ll be 30 parked in a row and there’ll be Hertz and Avis rental cars in there as well and the Western A will become a rental car haven.
One supposes SFGov is cool with this…