101 California, A Private Park, San Francisco, California, A US City Place

Wide Open Plaza
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The raised seating areas separated a wide open plaza from the noise of California Street.


101 California external link   •  A Private Park external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  A US City Place   •  (Date Photographed: 14:15:53 Thursday 18 October 2018)   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 28 November 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_8004
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Across Davis
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Looking up California Street across Davis Street, you can see how the 101 California building makes a diagonal cut, forming a triangular public space.


101 California external link   •  A Private Park external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  A US City Place   •  (Date Photographed: 14:14:24 Thursday 18 October 2018)   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 28 November 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_7999
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Lots Of Seating
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Many levels of seating, each area separated from the next by potted flowers. Just this one face of one raised seating area created room for many to sit. There were even cushions provided for added comfort.


101 California external link   •  A Private Park external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  A US City Place   •  (Date Photographed: 14:14:49 Thursday 18 October 2018)   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 28 November 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_8000
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Together Or Apart
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The arrangement of pots meant that people could sit alone or could sit in groups. Unlike mid afternoon, during the lunch hour, this plaza was ordinarily bathed in sunlight.


101 California external link   •  A Private Park external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  A US City Place   •  (Date Photographed: 14:15:15 Thursday 18 October 2018)   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 28 November 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_8001
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A Fountain
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A modest fountain ran in the plaza creating a circular damp area.


101 California external link   •  A Private Park external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  A US City Place   •  (Date Photographed: 14:15:34 Thursday 18 October 2018)   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 28 November 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_8002
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Ramen Bar
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A prepared food business called, "The Ramen Bar," was one of three places to buy food in the plaza.


101 California external link   •  A Private Park external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  A US City Place   •  (Date Photographed: 14:15:43 Thursday 18 October 2018)   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 28 November 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_8003
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Diagonally Across
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Diagonally across the intersection of Davis and California Streets lay a privately owned public space behind the 101 California building.


101 California external link   •  A Private Park external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  A US City Place   •  (Date Photographed: 14:14:01 Thursday 18 October 2018)   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 28 November 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_7998
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