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Jay Lake
Date: 2011-03-15 05:18
Subject: [photos] Your Tuesday moment of zen
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Your Tuesday moment of zen.

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San Francisco street, a building which looks very Asian to me, 2007. © 2007, 2011, Joseph E. Lake, Jr.

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fledgist
User: fledgist
Date: 2011-03-15 13:12 (UTC)
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I was long amused by an apartment block in the Pacific Beach area of San Diego which rejoices in the name of 'El Sapo Feliz', the happy toad. I've no idea why it has that name.
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Tom
User: voidampersand
Date: 2011-03-15 15:12 (UTC)
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It's the Ping Yuen ("Peaceful Garden") public housing project.

Photo with info about the architects:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/anomalous_a/4308585278/

Film by SF State students:
http://www.healthequity.sfsu.edu/doc/title/pingyuen.html

Talk at University of Minnesota:
http://www.quadrant.umn.edu/post/projects/2010/more-shelter-community-and-activism-san-francisco-public-housing-1938-2000/presen
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Jay Lake
User: jaylake
Date: 2011-03-15 15:13 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Thanks! I've seen buildings just like that in Hong Kong and Beijing.
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