Spiral, Stairs and Stairways, As A Building Structural Element

Abstract Spiral
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The stairway in the San Francisco Mechanics' Institute when viewed from the bottom looking up.


Spiral Stairs external link   •  The Mechanics' Institute external link   •  57 Post Street   •  San Francisco external link California   •  (Date Photographed: 12:39:33 Sunday 9 October 2016)   •  (Date published: Thursday 8 June 2017)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #X16_0071
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Spiral Down
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The spiral staircase in the San Francisco Mechanics' Institute viewed from the top looking down.


Spiral Stairs external link   •  The Mechanics' Institute external link   •  57 Post Street   •  San Francisco external link California   •  (Date Photographed: 12:38:15 Sunday 9 October 2016)   •  (Date published: Thursday 8 June 2017)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #X16_0069
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Carpeted Spiral
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The stairway up to the various lobbies was carpeted in a very bright floral pattern. Looking down, the effect was almost psychedelic or like an M.C. Escher external link drawing.


Spiral Stairs external link   •  Paramount Oakland Theater internal link   •  Broadway at 21st Street, Oakland, California   •  (Date Photographed: 19:17:00 Thursday 18 June 2009)   •  (Date published: Tuesday 18 January 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #BCX_5230
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