The Salesforce Tower Bus-Powered Fountain

The fountain is activated by the buses moving along the roadway on the bus platform level below. The transit center was closed for almost a year, while they fixed the cracked steel beams and made it safe again for transit riders. The fountain is up on the roof, bordering the public park. I took a…

SOMA Photowalk

SOMA has changed, whole blocks are new, yet some of the flavor I like to find there survives. And some new life is changing this city once again. I suppose I should get used to that, but I would rather walk the streets looking for glimpses of my past there. Even if it wasn’t all…

When Monstrous Towers Tilt and Sink

Millennium Tower Sinking and Tilting? What Would Grandpa Say? By now most of us have heard that the Millennium Tower  is sinking.(This is according to the Hoodline story of Monday,  August 8th. It may be that the high rise has sunk 6 inches at the base, and some predict the  total lean at the top at 16 inches, with…