San Francisco

Housing and the City: Love Versus Hope

6:00 p.m. | Thursday, November 8, 2018

Photo by Flickr user Mike McBey.

In Housing and the City: Love Versus Hope, renowned architect and urban designer Dan Solomon documents a collision between two opposite concepts of urbanity — the so-called City of Hope, which sought to replace traditional urban fabric with more rational housing patterns, and the City of Love, with love of the city’s layered history and respect for its intricate social fabric. The book explores how each of these models informs ideas about housing, especially of a city’s working class, its poor and its immigrants. Join us for a celebration of this new book and a discussion of the ongoing struggle between both emotions here in San Francisco and beyond.

+ Dan Solomon / Mithun
+ Richard Walker / UC Berkeley
+ Ben Grant / SPUR

Location

SPUR Urban Center
654 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105-4015
Phone: 415.781.8726

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