Saturday, October 25, 2014

City Sights

San Francisco photographer Fred Lyon has a new book: San Francisco, Portrait of a City 1940-1960.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Displacing Humanity in the City of Love

The displacement of low-income tenants and the attack on City College of San Francisco are connected. As the city with the most expensive rents in the US, San Francisco real estate is a valuable commodity; conversion of public benefit properties like rent-controlled apartments and college campuses to speculation sites is a logical market-oriented solution. This logic, unfortunately, means that San Francisco's cultural creativity and diversity will soon be gone.