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Golden Gate International Exposition on San Francisco Bay

Golden Gate International Exposition on San Francisco Bay

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by Andrea We’re going to travel back to 1939 today, and take a peek at the guidebook from the 1939 International Exposition in San Francisco.  The Exposition was located on an island called Treasure Island, which was built especially for the Expo.  Unfortunately, not much is left of the Expo…

Emergency! Save the Mid-Century Contents of an Apartment Building in San Franciso! They’re Free!

Emergency!  Save the Mid-Century Contents of an Apartment Building in San Franciso! They’re Free!

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I got an amazing email from Tom, an architect in San Francisco yesterday.  He writes: I’m an architect in San Francisco whose client just purchased a 1959 4-unit apartment building.  It’s a time capsule that’s been closed since 1974, oddly.   The kitchens each have robin’s egg / turquoise refrigerators, sinks…