Hugo Hotel in San Francisco (www.SocketSite.com)
“As a courtesy to the Artist…[Redevelopment] Agency staff is recommending entering into a Permit to Enter with the Artist [Brian Goggin] to keep Defenestration in place until the Agency is ready to demolish the existing building and replace it with affordable housing.”
Hugo Hotel display likely to get reprieve [San Francisco Examiner]
The Hugo Hotel Has A Date With A Different Kind Of Bench [SocketSite]
JustQuotes: Eminent Domain For Affordable Housing On Sixth Street? [SocketSite]

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Comments from “Plugged-In” Readers

  1. Posted by Paul E. Ester

    Curious if the art was ever cited as being part of the blight that led to the eminent domain claim?
    Doesn’t make much sense to leave a building vacant for a decade, or does it?

  2. Posted by pagebike

    Do the homeless on the sidewalk get to stay too?

  3. Posted by wrynot

    Only if they can attach themselves to the furniture

  4. Posted by Alexei

    Well that’s nice.

  5. Posted by lol

    With the redevelopment agency being eliminated everywhere in CA, these plans appear to be moot according to the Examiner.
    http://www.sfexaminer.com/local/2012/04/sixth-street-landmark-ready-hang-around-bit-longer

  6. Posted by The Milkshake of Despair

    Leave it up a few more years and Defenestration will become a historical landmark. It has almost reached the age that it has been in the city longer than most current residents.

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