John King

John King is the San Francisco Chronicle’s urban design critic. Twice a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, he is the author of two books on San Francisco’s architecture.

At Play in the Fields of the Bored

America’s newest city parks are chock-full of things to do—but what happened to the delights of idle time in a natural setting?

by John King | Monday, March 04, 2019

City Ways

Urban visions past and future

by John King | Wednesday, December 01, 2010