John King in discussion with John Lund Kriken at the Mechanics’ Institute Library

Tuesday Aug 02 2011   6:00 PM
Mechanics’ Institute Library  57 Post St., San Francisco, CA  map

John King, author of  Cityscapes, will discuss city planning with John Lund  Kriken, author of City Building: Nine Planning Principals for the Twenty-First Century.

Free for members, $12 for public; for more information visit

John KingJohn King is the San Francisco Chronicle’s urban design critic. He joined the paper in 1992 and has been in his current post since 2001. His writing on architecture and urban design has been honored by groups including the California Preservation Foundation, the Society of Professional Journalists, and the California chapters of the American Institute of Architects and the American Planning Association. He was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism in 2002 and 2003.