Friday, July 26, 2013
Thousands of New Neighbors
It looks like I won't have to move to Manhattan after all, since Manhattan is moving to me. Via 40 Going on 28, there is a link to CurbedSF's tracking of 40 huge construction projects currently arising in San Francisco, and 90% of them seem to be within walking distance of my apartment.
The former California Automobile Association headquarters at 100 Van Ness is being deconstructed inside and out to create apartments instead of offices with new interiors and a glass sheath exterior. The tricky job site is an ongoing public entertainment, rather like sculptural performance art on a grand scale.