Elements ELEMENTS OCTOBER 2014 Dropbox, Airbnb, and the Fight Over San Francisco’s Public Spaces // San Francisco’s startup culture has thrived on monetizing commodities that were once free. It’s no wonder that the parks department wants in on the action.
San Francisco rent prices are notoriously sky high, bolstered by the onslaught of newly minted tech millionaires moving up from the peninsula. Can’t swing a $3,000 studio apartment? Hit up AirBnB and you can rent this van in the city’s trendy Mission district for a paltry $520 a month. http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2013/05/airbnb-disrupting-sf-housing/