San Francisco is famous for its more than 600 murals across The City, including great examples of Chicano art in the Mission, the controversial pro-labor WPA-era murals in Coit Tower, and Diego Rivera’s work in various buildings.
Imagine my delight this morning when Mr. SFL and I were driving down 8th Street to Trader Joe’s and discovered the newest addition to San Francisco’s collection of murals, painted on the side of a janky hole-in-the-wall Chinese restaurant.
Close ups after the jump.
We’re trying to figure out a way back to London so as to embark on a tour of the great houses. That includes Hardwick Hall – Elizabeth Cavendish (aka Bess of Hardwick) outlived four husbands (and Elizabeth I by 5 years), then built her masterpiece. She was the Frank Lloyd Wright of her day (look at all the damn glass … in 1582!):