Tag Archives: San Francisco

The Painting Banker

I recently visited my local Citibank branch (California and Battery Sts., San Francisco) to open an account for the nascent illumos Foundation. The walls are charmingly decorated with huge murals of San Francisco. The banker I was working with said that these were painted decades ago by the original bank’s manager, who included a wry Read More…

I recently visited my local Citibank branch (California and Battery Sts., San Francisco) to open an account for the nascent illumos Foundation. The walls are charmingly decorated with huge murals of San Francisco. The banker I was working with said that these were painted decades ago by the original bank’s manager, who included a wry self-portrait, complete with cigar, in the detail photographed above. Presumably “DCS” is his initials. I’d love to get photos of the whole thing – they would make great decorative posters for those of us who love the city.

San Francisco Walk

A long walk in San Francisco: Embarcadero to Fort Mason to Union Street… A young man stopped me on the Embarcadero. “I’m doing research on working life, for young people aged 18-22 who haven’t known success. What one piece of advice would you give them?” I kept my answer short. You might also like: The Read More…

A long walk in San Francisco: Embarcadero to Fort Mason to Union Street…
A young man stopped me on the Embarcadero.
“I’m doing research on working life, for young people aged 18-22 who haven’t known success. What one piece of advice would you give them?”
I kept my answer short.

City Walk: San Francisco

From Hyde down Pine Street to the Joyent offices at 345 California. There’s always something to photograph in this city. You might also like: View from the California Street Cable Car The Painting Banker San Francisco Cable Car Exploring San Francisco in a Scavenger Hunt

From Hyde down Pine Street to the Joyent offices at 345 California. There’s always something to photograph in this city.