The Marines’ Memorial Club by Bliss & Faville is located at 609 Sutter St. in San Francisco’s Union Square neighborhood. The 12-story Beaux-Arts-style building was built in 1926 as the Western Women’s Club and was purchased by the Marines’ Memorial Association in 1946.
Historic Brewery Demo ‘Would Be a Terrible Loss’: the Bavarian Brewing Co. in Covington, KY is at risk.
Put Back the Hole into the Fence on the Davis Sq. Bike Path: in my old stomping ground of Cambridge, MA, a petition to break something that was recently fixed, as well as the city’s response.
Federal Judge Rules Detroit Residents Have No “fundamental right” to Water: sliding toward the Third World, I guess.
Silicon Valley’s Newest Dating App Is ‘Tinder Without the Poor People’: also from California, “With the rise of high-speed digital dating, it’s about time somebody introduced a filter to weed out low-income prospects by neighborhood.”
I’m honored to be included in the book The Designer As… Author, Producer, Activist, Entrepreneur, Curator and Collaborator: New Models for Communicating, written by Steven McCarthy and designed by Martin Venezky/Appetite Engineers.
ArtWorks’ Muralworks Walking Tour: tomorrow at noon, learn about the process and history of ArtWorks’ murals along Central Parkway.
A Wall in East Harlem with Something to Tell You: The Spirit of East Harlem by Hank Prussing chronicles the domino players, musicians, mothers, and playground denizens of the neighborhood during the 1970s.
Somerville Mayor Challenges Cambridge to ‘Interesting City’ Throwdown: “When did Cambridge become Natick? And when does Harvard Square officially change its name to The Cambridge Collection?”
Ghost Signs: Traces of Chicago’s History: online ghost sign catalog that’s part of a thesis project in Historic Preservation.
ProCro, SoBro, FiDi, BoCoCa: A Lawmaker Says, ‘Enough’: e.g. “NoBat, NoCal, BoHo, CanDo, ViVa (West Harlem between two viaducts), and, in Brooklyn, BoCoCa (where Boerum Hill, Cobble Hill and Carroll Gardens converge) and GoCaGa (Gowanus meets Carroll Gardens).”
Map of Metal: just that.
As promised, here is one of the awesome public art projects in the Detroit People Mover Financial District station. “D” for Detroit by Joyce Kozloff is a large-scale tile mural inspired by motifs in the Fisher Building, the Guardian Building and Diego Rivera Court in the Detroit Institute of Arts.