Meet SF’s First-Wave Feminist Housing Mogul

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Grace & Jackson Perego (then ages 38 & 10) in 1923. Passport photo from the National Archives.

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As debates about SF’s housing crisis and high-density zoning rage on, let’s take a look back at how one viciously contentious development was approved in the early ‘60s.


Occasional dispatches from beyond the clouds

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View from Twin Peaks, looking northwest down Market Street


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“Early Summer”, 1951, Shochiku Eiga / Criterion

She became a film icon during the most chaotic years in Japan’s modern history. And then she walked away.


A Story About Singapore’s Urban Development in Six Parts

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Album Review: Lust For Life

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Millionaire. Activist. Romantic. SOE Operative.

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A conceptual work, two short essays, and a sidequest.

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Proposal

Background and Procedure


Devin Smith

Musician, Bookseller at Green Apple, Blog editor at Full-Stop.net. (Occasional nonfiction writer.) http://devinsmith.work

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