Photo Essay: Transbay And Rincon Hill


The emerging Transbay and Rincon Hill neighborhoods offer considerable eye candy for those with a penchant for civil engineering.  Many of the towers materializing in the area have yet to be fully cladded but offer glimpses to their internal frames and supportive cores.  The dynamic area also has … [Read more...]

It’s Been Real Solaire


I'll have to admit, I've warmed up to you Solaire.  When they released your architectural renderings during the planning phases, I wasn't enthralled with your rectangular profile and busy windowed facade.  But please don't feel bad.  There was nothing wrong with your straight and orderly stature, … [Read more...]

Another Parking Lot Bites The Dust


Let me pose a question to you, the reader.  Can you name the city neighborhood once known for its grittiness, industrial buildings, and parking lots?  A place where the rich, poor, homeless, and few in the in-between call home.  A place for artists, techies, and ... drag queens?  I'll give you a … [Read more...]