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11/12/2011

Glimpse of Gold in San Francisco

Posted by Carren Jao Pineda |

California isn't called the Golden State for nothing. Everywhere I looked in San Francisco, I seem to be picking out a bit of gold.

Gold on white art deco detailing. Gorgeous.
The Market Muni
Chinatown temple tiles
Gold topped in Chinatown.
I thought this was an extremely smart sign, which combined Mandarin characters, English and play on the graphic "OO". Needless to say, I looked both ways, as suggested.
What color is your city today?

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