August 23, 2008, 1:45 am
Filed under: Introduction

This is a modernist guide to San Francisco. It is intended for the design conscious interested in experiencing modern architecture, design, art, food and culture.

The guide is data focused and has been designed as an instrument to be used for quick and concise reference. It’s simple format and straight-forward content allow for frequent and rapid updates.

Neither comprehensive or complete the modern list is, rather, a continual work in progress…


Authors | Contact
August 23, 2008, 1:44 am
Filed under: Authors | Contact

Andrew van Leeuwen: Lead Design, Field Research, Website
Kevin Eckert: Design, Field Research, Beverage management
Chris Patano: Field Research, Urban dispute resolution

Graphic Key
August 23, 2008, 1:36 am
Filed under: Graphic Key

Items are ordered alphabetically and contain the following information:

Name, Address, Phone number, General information / Designer

Items in bold text are not to be missed
Items in regular text are recommended

Everything Else
August 23, 2008, 1:35 am
Filed under: Everything Else

Mr Pinkwhistle (salon), 580 Bush Str
Tru (spa), 750 Kearny Str

Design Showrooms
August 23, 2008, 1:35 am
Filed under: Design Showrooms

Friend, 401 Hayes Str
Jil Sander, 135 Maiden Lane
Mission between 16th & 17th
Modern Artifacts, 1639 Market Str, 415.255.9000

August 23, 2008, 1:35 am
Filed under: Landscapes

De Young Entrance, De Young Museum, Andrew Goldsworthy
South Embarcadero, SOMA at the waterfront
Yerba Buena Gardens, Market Str to Harrison btwn 3rd & 4th

August 23, 2008, 1:34 am
Filed under: Buildings

Alcoa Building, 1 Maritime Plaza (btwn Clay & Washington Str) SOM
CCA Graduate Center, 188 Hooper Str Jensen & Macy Architects
Corson-Heinser Live-Work Lofts, 25 Zoe Str Tanner, Leddy, Maytum, Stacy
Federal Building, 7th & Mission Str Morphosis
Ferry Building Market Place, Embarcadero at the foot of Market Street SMWM
La Cocina & Housing, 2940 Folsom Str Taggart
Lick-Wilmerding High School, 755 Ocean Ave (Ingleside) Pfau Architecture LTD
Office Building, 350 Rhode Island Str Pfau
Saint Mary’s Cathedral, 1111 Gough Str Pier Luigi Nervi
Studio Apartments, 1022 + 1022 Natoma Str Saitowitz
Triplex, 201 Guerrero Str Kennerly Strong
UCSF Campus Center, 1675 Owens Str Legorreta + Legorreta
Yerba Buena Lofts, 855 Folsom Str Saitowitz