Right? Anyone catch them hanging out across the street in Dolores Park?
Ryan P. writes:
Never be lost in Dolores Park again! “Hey, where are you?” “D4, you?” “B3, you sunk my battleship!”
Don’t worry, your second chance may be on the way. Reclaimed-church mogul Siamak Akhavan (who also converted 601 Dolores), hopes to give a 4-unit residential makeover to the Second Church of Christ, Scientist on 20th and Dolores. Yes, the dome would be converted to a unit and good luck finding dome-friendly picture frames.
Fun fact: Christian Science has absolutely nothing to do with actual science.
More over at Curbed SF.
[photo via wallyg]
But wait, are these really elaborate clues about the fate of the restaurant? Let’s analyze:
“Summer time blues”: Well it is summer, but why the blues? Are the blues about acquiring the necessary permits to tack up dangerous amounts of tinsel throughout the interior as they did in the past?
“No kid hungry”: Is this alluding to some kind of after-school meal program that they plan to offer?
If we were an early Pagan society with some kind of shell-based monetary system, we’d all worship Sutro tower. Like the sun, it’s huge and can be seen everywhere. Also like the sun, it constantly blasts us with helpful radiation (assuming you find TV helpful).
These days, we don’t turn towards it twice a day and pray for protection against the club-wielding apes, but we do take a shit-ton of pictures of it. Here are a couple more tributes from this week:
Local indie-music heartthrob Ryan Browne posted this soothing video montage he shot over the course of a few months. Check it:
WBTC points out that Therapy on Valencia, in addition to being a brick magnet, carries those dreamy laser-cut plywood 1/1000 scale models, if you don’t mind supporting a dude who allegedly likes to threaten other would-be-sutro-model-makers with legal action:
That’s it. Sutro bless you all.