"The City", Sculpture, 2009 San Francisco

A Sign Identified The Sculpture
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A sign that identified the sculpture read:

275 Sacramento Street
Alexander MacLeitch Sculptor
The City
2009
Bronze
This project was made possible by the Owners of
275 Sacramento Street
Patson Companies
with the assistance of
Huntsman Architectural Group


"The City"   •  Bronze Sculptor, 2009 San Francisco   •  Artist: Alexander MacLeitch external link   •  275 Sacramento Street, San Francisco, California external link   •  (Photo posted Friday 7 December 2012)   •  (Photo taken 14:30:21 Sunday 30 October 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_8065
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On The Sidewalk Next To A Pharmacy
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The sculpture was installed in the center of the sidewalk and next to a Walgreen pharmacy.


"The City"   •  Bronze Sculptor, 2009 San Francisco   •  Artist: Alexander MacLeitch external link   •  275 Sacramento Street, San Francisco, California external link   •  (Photo posted Friday 7 December 2012)   •  (Photo taken 14:31:26 Sunday 30 October 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_8070
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Detail Of The Wiggly Bronze
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A detail shot of the wiggling buildings that formed the sculpture. Notice how the windows were inset.


"The City"   •  Bronze Sculptor, 2009 San Francisco   •  Artist: Alexander MacLeitch external link   •  275 Sacramento Street, San Francisco, California external link   •  (Photo posted Friday 7 December 2012)   •  (Photo taken 14:31:57 Sunday 30 October 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_8072
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Steps Formed Suggestions Of Balconies
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Steps near the tops of of the buildings could have represented balconies. Imagine wiggly people standing there drinking wiggly drinks.


"The City"   •  Bronze Sculptor, 2009 San Francisco   •  Artist: Alexander MacLeitch external link   •  275 Sacramento Street, San Francisco, California external link   •  (Photo posted Friday 7 December 2012)   •  (Photo taken 14:32:05 Sunday 30 October 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_8073
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The Transamerica Pyramid
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One of the three buildings represented the Transamerica Pyramid.


"The City"   •  Bronze Sculptor, 2009 San Francisco   •  Artist: Alexander MacLeitch external link   •  275 Sacramento Street, San Francisco, California external link   •  (Photo posted Friday 7 December 2012)   •  (Photo taken 14:32:37 Sunday 30 October 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_8076
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Detail Of A Window With Nobody There
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A detail shot of one of the windows. A close examination of the sculpture revealed that there was nobody present at any of the windows.


"The City"   •  Bronze Sculptor, 2009 San Francisco   •  Artist: Alexander MacLeitch external link   •  275 Sacramento Street, San Francisco, California external link   •  (Photo posted Friday 7 December 2012)   •  (Photo taken 14:33:03 Sunday 30 October 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_8077
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Building Danced As A Man Walked Past
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This sculpture, "The City," was a representation of San Francisco's skyline, but made to wiggle as if enjoying itself at the expense of passing pedestrians.


"The City"   •  Bronze Sculptor, 2009 San Francisco   •  Artist: Alexander MacLeitch external link   •  275 Sacramento Street, San Francisco, California external link   •  (Photo posted Friday 7 December 2012)   •  (Photo taken 14:30:37 Sunday 30 October 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_8067
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