Vaillancourt Fountain [Photo Credit Thomas Hawk]
ALLAN TEMKO 1924-2006
We missed this one: the Pulitzer Prize-winning architecture critic for the Chronicle died last week.
"...Temko who first described... the Vaillancourt Fountain on the Embarcadero as resembling something "deposited by a concrete dog with square intestines."
Apparently he had a way with metaphors.
· Allan Temko [NYTimes]
· Allan Temko, Architecture Watchdog [The Chronicle]