Ways to Stand Out

Happy July 4th to America!

As I was walking around the City (the Bay Area residents refer to San Francisco as “the City”) in the past few days, I notice how non-uniform the buildings in the City is. They are a collection of eclectic shapes, colours, styles, and ages. Nonetheless, a few have always caught my eyes.

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(Cafe Niebaum-Coppola (yes the Director of Godfather), now called Cafe Zoetrope, on Columbus Avenue leading into the Italian town.)

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(The City’s landmark, the Transamerica Building.)

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(The Bloomingdale Mall in the Union Square, the shopping district.)

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(3 high rises in the Financial district – triangular, cone, round-shaped all standing next to each other.)

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(A clubhouse for a China village clan in Chinatown.)

20140712-152649-55609383.jpg(Coit Tower on Telegraph Hill, shaped like a fire hose.)