urban design

5:10pm

Mon September 10, 2012
Health, Science, Environment

Arriving at Market Street: how San Francisco's grand boulevard came to be

Market Street begins, or ends – depending on how you see it – down by the bay. There’s a plaza here, Justin Herman, where Market almost hits the Embarcadero.

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4:41pm

Mon September 10, 2012
Health, Science, Environment

Could San Francisco become the next Manhattan?

Photographer Richard Morgenstein has lived in Pacific Heights since the late 1990s. Before that, he lived in Manhattan and enjoyed it. In many ways, Morgenstein is still very New York. He doesn’t have a car. He relies on public transportation to tote his camera bags around. But the new construction soaring above a growing San Francisco doesn’t really make him nostalgic for his former hometown. Rather, he’s inclined to give a Bronx cheer.

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