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The facade of the home on 236 Westbrook, a "fish and chips" design, in Daly City's Westlake. The home was designed by architect Edward Hageman, an employee of Henry Doelger, who built the Westlake developments in the early 50s that later became famous in the song about "little houses made of ticky-tacky." Event on 7/6/05 in Daly City. JAKUB MOSUR / The Chronicle Photo: JAKUB MOSUR
PLO Polish Oceanic Lines Headquarters in Gdynia. The Polish harbour town was raised in the interwar period, built as "the Polish Dream", and the newly independent country’s "window onto the world". It was actually founded in the place of a fishing village as late as 1926. Poland had regained independence only 8 years before, and there was the pressing necessity of a strategic harbour. Over just 13 years, the little fishing settlement grew into a city of 127 thousand inhabitants. The ambitiou...