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Sunday Switchup: Chinese New Year

Folks really take Chinese New Year seriously around here. That’s city hall.

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Sunday Switchup: Reflections

I am endlessly fascinated by the way the windows of large buildings, and even some smaller ones, lend patterns to other buildings at various times of the day. I really miss having a zoom lens. The camera on the bigger … Continue reading

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Sunday Switchup: Ceiling of the Palace of Fine Arts

This was slated to be torn down after the Panama-Pacific Exposition of 1915, but some ridiculously rich lady stepped in and paid for it to be preserved. That’s the kind of thing you can do when you’re ridiculously rich. Sure … Continue reading

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Sunday Switchup: Light and Shadow

I am rarely outside at the right time of day to see this, since it’s on the wall of my workplace, early-to-mid-afternoon. But it’s quite a sight. The building next door is a historic monument. The owners decided to build … Continue reading

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Sunday Switchup: The Second Strangest Home I’ve Seen In San Francisco

I have¬†probably walked by this building, Five Lusk Street, a couple hundred times in my years of working in SOMA. I have never, until last week, looked at it from the back, where it becomes apparent just how strange a … Continue reading

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Sunday Switchup: Architecture

(If you’re viewing this from Facebook, and it looks weirdly cropped, click through to the blog post. It’s worth it. At least, I think so.) Was just going through my old pictures, and found this one neglected in a folder. … Continue reading

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