Is there a better way to start a Monday morning than with a 28-minute program on the history of elevators in San Francisco?

Yeah, maybe…but this is pretty good. It’s from SFGTV’s “Building San Francisco” show, hosted by the Chief Building Inspector of San Francisco, Laurence Kornfield.

And here’s a nice bit taking us through the history of the modern elevator from 1853:


Jon Brooks

Jon Brooks is the host and editor for KQED's daily health and technology blog, Future of You. He is the former editor of KQED News Fix.

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