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Presidio pours buckets of endangered bugs into Mountain Lake

Hyper rare, incredibly fragile damselflies are perfect metaphor for modern San Francisco While the rest of us were making weekend plans or prepping for the rain on Friday, ecologists in the Presidio were busy dumping literal bucketfuls of bugs into the shallow end of the small lake that borders the inner Richmond. This was not just some weird hobby. Show More Summary

The most and least expensive homes sold in San Francisco this week

The Tenderloin partitions a good deal, and the Presidio soaks up granduer Fridays bring the High & the Low, a Curbed column chronicling most and least expensive homes sold in San Francisco in the last seven days. (Sales information was...Show More Summary

Rare forktail damselflies introduced at Presidio’s Mountain Lake

A tribe of young insects now populates Mountain Lake in the Presidio, adding new wildlife to thrive among the fish, frogs, turtles and mussels already transplanted into what was once a mud-filled habitat for ugly weeds and abandonedShow More Summary

Mini Mouse, Direct from Plant Oxford, UK – MIINNIE, to Friends

TweetAs seen just a few klicks from our Walt Disney Family Museum in the Presidio. I didn’t get it ’til I saw the bow: I’m kind of slow… Shake, baby, shake, you know I can fit you in my arms Brake, baby, brake, taking me in with all you’re charms I’ve never been inside you […]

RTO+P Debuts First Work for New Client Speck

"Designed For Impact" promotes the brand's new Presidio line.

Oh-so chic Edwardian condo in Lake neighborhood tempts at $1.59 million

Renovated condo keeps period details intact, resulting in one stunning pad Over in the petite yet desirable Lake neighborhood, a small strip of luxe homes in the Richmond near the Presidio, a condo at 97 Sixth Avenue, inside a downright...Show More Summary

Does the Presidio Trust Condone DUI?

I frequently run in the Presidio and during a run last spring I faced a golf cart heading straight towards me on West Pacific Avenue.  After veering out of the way to avoid a collision, I watched the golf cart Read More » The post Does the Presidio Trust Condone DUI? appeared first on Beyond Chron.

Exclusive look at the art inside the Presidio's abandoned bunkers

Contemporary art collides with military history in the shadow of the Golden Gate Bridge Home Land Security, an exhibition of 16 artists from 11 countries installed in the abandoned bunkers, gunnery positions, and Nike nuclear missile...Show More Summary

POTD: Cold War Metaphor In Clear Gelatin

An art foundation has put an ammo test on display in the Presidio of San Francisco. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, the display is the result of an AK47 bullet smashing into an M16 bullet. So probably 7.62x39mm vs 5.56x45mm. Show More Summary

Safety-Themed Art Exhibition to Occupy Deactivated Military Buildings in San Francisco’s Presidio

2 months agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

In their latest “art about place” project, the FOR-SITE Foundation will be occupying different deactivated military buildings and batteries at Fort Scott inside the Presidio of San Francisco for an international, multi-media exhibition entitled “Home Land Security“. Show More Summary

Abandoned Presidio Gun Batteries To Become New Art Installation From People Behind Ai Weiwei Show

It's called 'Home Land Security' and features the work of 16 artists from 11 countries. [ more › ]

Long vacant Presidio army bunkers to become art hub

Starting September 10 through December, the mind behind the Ai Weiwei Alcatraz exhibition will bring artists' works to the long-vacant batteries Poke around the Presidio’s Fort Scott and you’ll stumble on the old army batteries, long-abandoned,...Show More Summary

SF tops Runner's World list of 'Best Running Cities'

Who would have thought a hilly city like San Francisco would be voted America's best running city? Just the thought of running the challenging hills of the Presidio leave us baffled by this one.

Here’s what happens when George ‘Star Wars’ Lucas is told ‘no’

An epic but ultimately failed proposal by filmmaker George Lucas to build a museum in San Francisco was properly handled by the Presidio Trust, federal investigators have concluded. Despite complaints … Click to Continue »...

Federal review: No bias against Lucas in Presidio museum proposal

The Presidio Trust’s board was not misled by its employees when it decided to reject George Lucas’ bid to build a waterfront museum within the unusual national park, federal investigators say. A Department of the Interior review of the...Show More Summary

Presidio Heights top-floor makeover shines to the tune of $1.49 million

50 shades of grey, but in a good way Look, we get it. Yes, we hear you. Antiseptic renovations—the ones so popular these days, wreaking irreversible havoc on many of our city’s historic Victorians—are a problem. But sometimes, once in...Show More Summary

Mergers in the Sustainable MBA Scene

The aughts saw a plethora of new sustainable MBA programs launch and expand. Is Presidio Graduate School's acquisition of Pinchot University (formerly known as Bainbridge Graduate Institute) the sign of things to come?

Apollo Weighing IPO of IT Services Firm Presidio

Less than two years after buying Presidio Holdings, Apollo Global Management is weighing an initial public offering of the information-technology services firm, according to people familiar with the matter.

Pacific Heights Renovation Guts $2 Million Off Price Tag

Stunning 1906 remodel drops asking On the heels of this Presidio Terrace mansion pruning, yet another bonkers home on the market sliced a whopping $2 million off its asking—Pacific Heights’ 2480 Broadway. As SocketSite points out, the tony 1906 home, renovated by Charlie Barnett and Associates, landed on the market in May for $15 million. Show More Summary

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