Insights are always brief, include a few pictures, and are intended to tell readers things they don’t know about buildings they know quite well.
Why Is That?
With last month’s opening of The Summit at One Vanderbilt in New York City, NYC now has five buildings that cater to view-hungry visitors. San Francisco has none!
San Francisco's first residential building to combine condominiums and rentals in the same development/structure
Iconic to Celebrity
Developers have learned a thing or two since 1973 when the Pyramid was completed. Some, not all developers and their architects, are thinking that their buildings are indeed celebrities and are worthy of celebrity attention
San Francisco’s Marriott Marquis, opened on October 17, 1989, the day of the Loma Prieta earthquake, which was a biggie at 6.9.
Tommy’s Joynt New Neighbor
It’s one of those places every local knows. I've driven by it 1000 times, but never stopped in.