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Gold! REAL GOLD!
Not just a facade
By Geoffrey Plant [ Thu Jun 23 2011 2:35 PM ]
Did you know those Brady Bunch-looking gold panels that surround the Bank of the West Building on Central at San Mateo actually have gold in them?
According to the wikipedia page -which I stumbled on earlier in the week while looking for a phone number to a defunct restaurant in order to track down a rogue Alibi newsrack- one of the architects, Max Flatow, believed:
"We would be a richer society if we used our precious things on buildings instead of burying them in the ground."
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