The shoreline of the San Francisco Bay was once home to sailors, commercial fishermen, Navy workers, and more than a few hobos and wanderers. Over the past century, its maritime culture began to disappear, and Pier 64 is the last remaining beatnik boatyard in the city. Now, its longtime residents and boatworkers are being evicted by the Port, to make way for plans for a soccer park on the waterfront. They will be gone by the end of the month.

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Armand is a photojournalism and multimedia student at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, and is originally from Baton Rouge, La. His work history includes being a paper pusher in Los Angeles and a youth program coordinator in Ramallah, and is currently a student editor at Mission Local, which means he gets to read a lot of news and tell people what to do.

He also waits for the day when bacon and buffalo sauce combine on one plate.

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