Letters to the editor

  • by BAR staff
  • Wednesday May 24, 2023
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Letters to the editor

Milk and Disneyland

It's nice to know Harvey Milk felt that we could all learn something from the design of Disneyland's Main Street: people living and working and shopping and gathering together in clean, well-lighted, human-scaled places with easily accessible public transportation and few, if any, cars ["At Disneyland, Harvey Milk saw inspiration for urban design," Political Notebook, May 18].

Wouldn't it be lovely if we had that going on in the Castro. Instead, we have boarded-up shops, boarded-up restaurants, boarded-up bars, boarded-up grocery stores and, sometimes, the uncared for and untidy homeless.

Walt Disney would be turning in his grave. Urban studies expert Jane Jacobs would be turning in her grave. Milk would be turning in his grave.

Mike Zonta

San Francisco

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