Landfill: Trash (an Issue, January 2014)

Norma Cole
Unforgettable Trash

East of 3rd Street, south of Mariposa, a stasis–the buildings alongside the bay in their dereliction are as yet still there. They’ve been this way since I first came to SF, but tenuous. Set the “once upon a time” factor. Parcels, portions, sections of land change hands, buildings come down, new ones are constructed, the old ones forgotten, as if they never existed.