Jan 30
Model City: Designing San FranciscoMain Branch Library
100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
January 30th, 2019 6:30-7:30PM
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Alison Isenberg, author of Designing San Francisco and professor of history at Princeton University, presents on San Francisco models and architectural model makers.
Jan 30
San Francisco Model of 1938 and the Merced NeighborhoodsMerced Branch Library
155 Winston Drive, San Francisco, CA 94132
January 30th, 2019 7-8PM
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Historian Woody LaBounty discusses the purpose and creation of the San Francisco scale model built by the Works Progress Administration and subsequent Lake Merced neighborhood development.
Jan 30
Adapting to Climate Change: Creating a Resilient CityNorth Beach Branch Library
850 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94133
January 30th, 2019 6-7PM
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Will San Francisco sink before the next “big one”? Will N95 masks become cool? Climate change is reshaping our landscape and behaviors at a rapid pace. Join us as we explore how a city can focus its efforts to maintain the urban area in the face of rising sea levels, earthquakes, and regional fires, and what can we learn from the past about an unpredictable future.