Thursday, August 10, 2017

Relics of San Francisco Chinatown

A  L  O  H  A !
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 'Towns are like people. 
Old ones often have character, 
the new ones are interchangeable."
              Wallace Stegner

Rooftop Ornament Zoomed

Old, Detailed, Unnoticed.
 Is that a pineapple? Of course
I love the spirals!

"Celadon is a term for pottery denoting both wares glazed in the jade green celadon color, also known as greenware and a type of transparent glaze, often with ..."
Traditional Chinese‎: ‎青瓷 Kanji‎: ‎青磁
Simplified Chinese‎: ‎青瓷 Hangul‎: ‎청자

Saints Peter and Paul Church
Chinatown and 
North Beach / Little Italy
are cheek by jowl.

Portsmouth Square, Chinatown's Living room

"The household with its 
own elder has indeed 
its own adornment."
      Chinese Proverb

Thank YOU
          Fondly,  cloudia


baili said...

Wonderful pics dear Clouddia!!!

baili said...

sorry Cloudia!

Elephant's Child said...

How fascinating. Thank you.

Blogoratti said...

Interesting quotes and the photos are nice too. Greetings!

roth phallyka said...

Wonderful pics dear Clouddia!!!

การ์ตูนโป๊, jav

biebkriebels said...

Interesting views of the Chinese area, nice!

eileeninmd said...

Lovely views from Chinatown. Great series, Cloudia!

Happy Thursday, enjoy your day and weekend ahead!

Mike said...

Never heard of celadon before. So many words for green.

eViL pOp TaRt said...

Definitely a pineapple. And a lucky dragon! Than you for this visit to Chinatown. Cheers, Angel.

Charles Gramlich said...

Lovely pics, as always

Teresa said...

Cool pictures. I love the pigeon stickers on the fancy roof ornaments. I also love the quotes, especially about the home with an elder. Have a wonderful day!!

Cloudia said...

Your comments are better than candy ! thanks everyone

RedPat said...

Nice quotes about the elderly, Cloudia!

Big Sky Heidi said...

Great thought about the elderly.

William Kendall said...

That second shot's my favourite. Our Chinatown and Little Italy neighbour each other.

Anonymous said...

Home sweet home

Cloudia said...

Thanks, Loves