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How To Revitalize A Street Corner

Columnist John King offers advice on how to make a street corner come alive.
February 13, 2004, 7am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"...[O]nce the surprise factor wears off, 6550 Shattuck works. Architecture may not be a 'pure' art such as painting or sculpture, but the different disciplines share common traits -- including the fact that they often do best in out-of-the-way locations. When talented people work in a setting where economics aren't quite as tight and prying eyes aren't so judgmental, the result can make everything around it better... Designed by the Berkeley firm EndresWare for owner/resident Ian Martin, the building is as eclectic as this neighborhood where the jumble of auto shops and small shops gives way to friendly looking old houses once you step in from Shattuck."

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Published on Thursday, February 12, 2004 in The San Francisco Chronicle
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