There is a simple truth in Margaret’s work, something that makes it feel very familiar and comforting. The new show at the Aspen Art Museum just furthers that feeling.
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San Francisco Cable Car Museum
The San Francisco Cable Car Museum is located in the Washington/Mason powerhouse and carbarn on Nob Hill, at 1201 Mason St., and admission is free!
Fox Oakland Theater by Maury I. Diggs
Located at 1807 Telegraph Ave. in the Uptown neighborhood of Oakland, CA and opened in 1928, the Fox Oakland Theater is a glorious mashup of Islamic, Indian and Medieval influences, along with a smidge of ArtDeco for good measure. Let’s take a closer look at the ornate façade, shall we?
Palace Hotel by Trowbridge & Livingston
Located at 2 New Montgomery St. in downtown San Francisco, the Palace Hotel was designed by NYC-based Trowbridge & Livingston and erected in 1909 on the site of the original hotel of the same name, which fell victim to the 1906 earthquake.
Cincinnati City Hall by Samuel Hannaford
Designed by Samuel Hannaford and erected in 1893, Cincinnati City Hall, featuring a tall clock tower and numerous stained glass windows, is that city’s own miniature Hogwarts.
Merrill’s Ghost Sign in San Francisco
I spotted this white-on-white ghost sign for Merrill’s in San Francisco, on Market St. just off 7th. Judging the letterforms, I’d guess this was a sporting goods store or something along those lines, But I haven’t been able to find out anything about it.
Private Label Outdoor Supplies by VisuaLingual
When San Francisco-based retailer The Urban Deer asked about adding private label fatwood and fatdust to its outdoor-focused assortment, we were thrilled to oblige! The shop’s clean aesthetic dovetails nicely with ours, and the packaging turned out great, if I say so myself.
Hunter-Dulin Building by Schultze & Weaver
Designed by NYC-based architecture firm Schultze & Weaver and located at 111 Sutter St. in San Francisco’s Financial District, the Hunter-Dulin Building is a Renaissance Revival office tower that features Romanesque and French Chateau ornamentation.
San Francisco City Hall by Bakewell & Brown
Opened in 1915, the San Francisco City Hall by Bakewell & Brown is a Beaux-Arts masterpiece featuring the fifth largest dome in the world, taller than that of the United States Capitol. Its 500,000 square feet occupy two city blocks.
Marines’ Memorial Club by Bliss & Faville
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.