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Gold! REAL GOLD!

Not just a facade

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."

 

Today's Events

Curiosities of New Mexico at Bachechi Open Space

A panel of presentations that will cover fascinating yet less-known nuances of the state's history like Diné Memories of the Crownpoint Boarding School during the 1960s, the Red Power movement and more.

Baile Casino del Rueda (Cuban Salsa) Dance Class at National Hispanic Cultural Center

Die Antwoord • hip-hop, rap at Sunshine Theater

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