1. cliff gustafson
    May 27, 2022 @ 2:13 pm

    go simpler ….. letters large calligraphic
    emanating from pen type keys floating
    casting shadows on people places
    buildings or , go very simple….z

  2. John
    May 27, 2022 @ 8:02 am

    I like the spiral design, or the Eye of Consciousness.
    It’s probably wise not to focus on any one, or just a few writers.

  3. Elena
    May 19, 2022 @ 2:21 am

    I agree with J Day in some ways, Jack and the beat icons have the most direct and human relationship with the museum whilst still being fantastical or larger than life, more elegant somehow than cosmic/mathematical metaphorical or symbolic references towards theoretical meaning behind, or interpretation of the beat movement. They bring a hint of Americana to the facade like a mount rushmore or lady liberty. They also over power the Buon Gusto element of the facade, which some of the more unified designs don’t seem to achieve.

  4. Teresa C.
    May 14, 2022 @ 5:58 pm

    I agree with the comment about having Kerouac with his arms outstretched, which would stand out and make the most sense.

  5. Charles Laster
    May 10, 2022 @ 8:51 pm

    Awesome ideas!

  6. Howard Park
    May 10, 2022 @ 4:55 pm

    The Road.

  7. J Day
    May 10, 2022 @ 3:05 pm

    I like the original best, with Kerouac arms outstretched. Inviting, open, on subject. Of all these new ones, only the Spiral design was of interest. But having a major figure of the Beats featured on the new Beat Museum wall makes most sense.

  8. Leilani Chun
    May 10, 2022 @ 1:44 pm

    Out of all of the designs shown I think the one with the spirals is a nice simple design that works . I also like the Jack Kerouac’s typewriter, again for its simplicity. The others are just way too busy and deflects the design of the building. Also what’s wrong in having a new design featuring Jack Kerouac?

  9. Roy Jordan
    May 10, 2022 @ 10:10 am

    “Mobius Strip Simplified” facade design resonates with me the most over all of the other facade designs.
    “The design goal is to transcend structural innovation in favor of experiential impact”. Simple; Clean; Timeless.

  10. Robert Phillips
    May 10, 2022 @ 8:56 am

    I like Eye of Consciousness, first. Followed by Starling Murmurations and Cubist Mosaic in North Beach. Other than Eye of Consciousness and Murmurations, not very impressed with the others. It would be nice to see some incorporated visualization of Lowell red brick.

  11. Lynn
    May 10, 2022 @ 3:33 am

    I like the Typewriter and On the Road map design. You should call it ‘The Beat Museum’ not ‘Bon Gusto.’ Just my opinion.

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