A Fake San Francisco

Opponents deride a plan for a huge history museum about San Francisco -- with fake fog and a mini-Golden Gate Bridge -- to be built in San Francisco.
August 2, 2000, 1pm PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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The plan for a 70,000-square foot San Francisco Interactive History Museum is being derided as a"kitschy Las Vegas-style tourist trap." The museumplans to have fake fog and a mini-Golden Gate Bridge.The proposed site is at Fisherman's Wharf. "It's Disney. It's Vegas. And it's particularly galling to have this thing being built on the bay -- the thing that makes the city so incredible," said Aaron Peskin, president of the Telegraph Hill Dwellers, a neighborhood association.

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Published on Tuesday, August 1, 2000 in The San Diego Union-Tribune
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