SF Weekly points us to the Summit Blog, a really interesting diary of the cafe/bar that’s going up at 777 Valencia, one of the spaces left vacant after the New College shut its doors.
From the blog:
The Summit is the ultimate 3rd space, a concept popularized by Ray Oldenburg that states that society needs a place away from home (1st space) and work (2nd space). 3rd spaces are “anchors of community life and facilitate and foster broader, more creative interaction.”
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