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A Current Look at San Francisco. Posted on 07/16/2001.

Caleb John Clark has posted "Space Available", a photo essay of San Francisco after the Web boom. It's a pleasant rumination on the state of this city, told with much affection by a former resident.

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related: the loft project at
Posted by judith @ 07/16/2001 12:06 PM PST [link to this comment]

too bad caleb didn't mention what all of those buildings under construction mean: see-through years are ahead.

see-throughs are vacant buildings that you can see through. the term was coined in houston's 1980s oil boom (and bust).

also of note, for those of us who grew up in silicon valley: there is a general rule of thumb that any company that builds new offices is bound to have a major downfall soon after. it happened (long ago) to apple, borland, novell, and a few other now-dead companies. here we can now add organic, macromedia,, modem media, et al.

funny how some things never change.
Posted by richard @ 07/19/2001 03:55 PM PST [link to this comment]

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