SimCity 2000 and the de Young

Posted in san francisco at 3:26 pm by danvk

Plymouth Arcology

SimCity 2000’s Plymouth Arcology

de Young Tower

The de Young Museum’s observation tower.

The analogy struck me when I saw the de Young Tower from the aptly-named Grand View Park. Maybe the resemblance isn’t quite so clear as it was in my mind.

Also, arcologies? Anyone want to hazard a guess what fraction of people familiar with the term learned about it from SimCity 2000? I’m going to say 99.


  1. Kenny said,

    June 14, 2009 at 11:48 pm

    Those could hold so many people… I wonder if the De Young could hold as many.

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