The Facebook IPO is already changing the Mission:
H/T to @cowperthwait
bitches ! how else you think batman will get his batplane in the mission? …. you ever try to vallet park a batplane ?! and IN THE MISSION ?! now stop showing ppl ma hideouts !
I hope when you do valet the bat plane, it’s wings aren’t overhanging the bike lane.
Before a Mission Mission Grammar Nazis slams me, let’s just pretend I wrote “its” instead of “it’s” in my comment above.
I’ve wondered about that a bit, since it’s not in China Basin, and there’s nothing there that looks like a Heliport. I think it might have been one in the past, or maybe there was mistake.
Anyways – in the current FAA data in my flight planning application, there doesn’t seem to be a China Basin Heliport anywhere.
A quick googling finds this:
If you zoom in, it looks like a far more reasonable spot for a helicopter.
Ah, this makes sense. This is the new heliport for the under construction UCSF hospital going in at China Basin. Guess google didn’t get the memo.
That link above show the pad as being on the pier, across the street from the (Old Navy?) office building: http://www.bizjournals.com/sanfrancisco/stories/2006/03/27/focus8.html
I’ll bet you the planned Helipad is to cost effectively transport visiting basketball players to the forthcoming waterfront home of the San Francisco Warriors.
Hmm… maybe they should throw in a helipad as part of the new Dolores Park refurb.
With all the yuppie gentrification going on around here this was bound to happen. I’m glad I knew this Mission before there were Helicopters.
I’m glad I knew the Missions before it was full of jackasses complaining about yuppie gentrification.
That happens to be an antenna farm the community fought a decade ago.
The blog so nice they named it twice. (And to be clear, it's mostly about the Mission.)