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Thursday, February 12, 2009

San Francisco is Sketchy -- And, For Once, This Is a Good Thing

Posted By on Thu, Feb 12, 2009 at 7:30 AM

click to enlarge The Haas-Lilienthal House at 2007 Franklin Street - MARC HOLMES
  • Marc Holmes
  • The Haas-Lilienthal House at 2007 Franklin Street

When you get to work early and leave late, it's often easy to forget just how beautiful a city we live in. So it was a pleasant surprise to recently stumble across this Web site, Urban Sketchers, a compendium of sketches posted from cities worldwide.

Here are a couple more from San Francisco:

click to enlarge The Hibernia Bank Building, 1 Jones Street - SAMANTHA ZAZA
  • Samantha Zaza
  • The Hibernia Bank Building, 1 Jones Street

click to enlarge Civic Center Farmers Market -- must be a Wednesday! - SAMANTHA ZAZA
  • Samantha Zaza
  • Civic Center Farmers Market -- must be a Wednesday!


For all of the San Francisco sketches, click here.



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Joe Eskenazi was born in San Francisco, raised in the Bay Area, and attended U.C. Berkeley. He never left. "Your humble narrator" is a staff writer and columnist for SF Weekly, which he has written for since 2007. He resides in the Excelsior with his wife, 4.3 miles from his birthplace and 5,474 from hers... more

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