Amy Osborne, Special To The Chronicle via the San Francisco Chronicle

Urban design critic John King returns to San Francisco’s Federal Building, designed by Los Angeles–based firm Morphosis, in advance of this week's presidential transition. Commissioned in 1999 and opened in 2007, the "brash metallic" structure sits at the city's Seventh and Mission streets. King writes: "Though Trump shows little inclination to move past the acrimonious campaign where he won the Electoral College but lost the popular vote to Hillary Clinton, the building at Seventh and Mission streets seeks to be inclusive — there’s a day care center inside and a public plaza outside, as well as a large auditorium that gets used for community meetings." Read more at the San Francisco Chronicle.

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