Troy Corliss and Elin Christopherson
"Early Maritime Layers" 2013

Located in the Embarcadero Center III on the ground floor. Several tall glass panels showed a map of San Francisco and lines were the bay waters used to end.
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Main And Harrison
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(Date Photographed: 10:01:17 Sunday 6 May 2018)
(Date Published: Thursday 10 May 2018)
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The corner of Main and Harrison did not exist back then. Also the Embarcadero ended rather than wrapping around as it does today.


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Shorelines
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(Date Photographed: 10:00:16 Sunday 6 May 2018)
(Date Published: Thursday 10 May 2018)
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Over the years, San Francisco has grown by filling the bay and building on top of that fill. The wiggly lines show the original shore and how it moved over time.


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Clouds And Lighthouses
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"Early Maritime Layers" 2013
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(Date Photographed: 10:00:24 Sunday 6 May 2018)
(Date Published: Thursday 10 May 2018)
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Clouds and lighthouses decorated the glass in the area that represented the bay water.


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The Whole Display
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"Early Maritime Layers" 2013
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(Date Photographed: 10:00:36 Sunday 6 May 2018)
(Date Published: Thursday 10 May 2018)
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The whole display was seven panels wide and stood two stories tall. The glass was set off from the wall using metal spacers.


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The Sign
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"Early Maritime Layers" 2013
Three Embarcadero Center external link
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(Date Photographed: 10:00:03 Sunday 6 May 2018)
(Date Published: Thursday 10 May 2018)
© 2018 Bryan Costales
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A sign on the concrete wall next to the exhibit credited the artists and described the reason for the exhibit.


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