Fog Installation to Celebrate San Francisco’s Unique Climate
Regardless of the weather forecast, city residents will be able to lose themselves in the mist during an April exhibition
Mark Twain famously mused that the coldest winter he’d experienced was, in fact, a San Francisco summer. The author has done well, then, to make himself unavailable for an upcoming Market Street event, during which an extra bit of human-made fog — on top of whatever cold weather an SF spring also sees fit to bring — will be rolled out.
For three days in April of 2015, a device called the Fogplane will be parked near the Civic Center BART station in San Francisco, offering passers by an on-demand chill. The planned installation will be a tribute to the area’s famed micro-climate, but also to the city’s uniqueness (or micro-culture, if you will). As the responsible group’s website explains,