June 1st on Market Street

It’s June again! How does the year move so quickly? I captured this scene at Market and Kearney yesterday.  The rainbow flag flies near Lotta’s Fountain,  and in the background the stately Palace Hotel hovers. The Salesforce Tower stands with its head in the fog.   Even though it’s way back there in the background, the…

Millennium Tower Christmas Tree

Wandering the city at night, a sign of humanity above winks above the MUNI bus, catching my eye. The Salesforce tower is to my right, climbing massively and ever ploddingly into the sky.  This is the changing skyline of Mission Street, easily seen from the Bay Bridge toll plaza. Obscured by fog at its very…

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…