NOIRSCAPE V.2 : revisited and updated

Sunday, October 18, 2009

Library Branch 1


The Mission District branch of the San Francisco Public library.
Built in 1915 with a grant from Andrew Carnegie
by architect G. Albert Lansburgh.
Beaux Arts architecture with an unusual tiled Chinese-Spanish looking roof.

Sunday, October 11, 2009

Forest Hills Station


The Forest Hills Muni Station in San Francisco.
Built in 1918 it is the oldest subway station west of Chicago.



Saturday, October 10, 2009

Warehouse 2


The Pier 70 complex near China Basin / Mission Rock
Bldg 6 was one of the city's greatest graffiti galleries.
These photos were taken in 2005.











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Warehouse 1

The Eng-Skell Building at 1035 Howard in SOMA.
Art Deco streamline moderne designed by A.C Griewank in 1930.


Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Light fixture fascination


An elevator vestibule lobby chandelier, wrought iron and made to match the elevator floor indicator



Gothic chandelier with Victorian and Art Nouveau elements


Art Deco? with strange zodiac patterns and images?


Art Deco Chandelier