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Raining on the Tonga Room


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From the Polynesian kitsch of San Francisco's Tonga Room to the stern modernism of some of the city's public libraries, various architectural styles have their fervid supporters. We consider what factors might make a site worth preserving.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Chris VerPlanck, architectural historian.
  • John King, urban design writer and journalist for the San Francisco Chronicle.

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