SPUR:The Future of Downtown San Francisco

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SPUR Forum: The Future of POPOS

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From SPUR: Privately owned public open spaces, or POPOS, are gems hidden within downtown San Francisco’s urban fabric. But have they been a viable amenity? As the downtown continues to grow, should property owners be allowed to pay to convert their POPOS to private use? Come learn about the future of POPOS in San Francisco. […]

SPUR SJ Forum: A Vision for Downtown

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From SPUR San Jose: From construction cranes to new transportation, significant investment in downtown San Jose is bringing significant change. Hear how the goals of downtown’s new councilmember and SPUR’s Future of Downtown San Jose report will shape the city’s core for years to come. + Raul Peralez / San Jose City Council + Egon Terplan / […]

SPUR Walking Tour: The Future of Downtown San Jose’s Past

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From SPUR: Image Credit: Flickr user bryce_edwards This event will take place in San Jose. What’s next for downtown San Jose’s storied past? If buildings could talk, what would they reveal? Join Sharon McCauley from the board of San Jose’s Preservation Action Council and Sally Zarnowitz, the former Historic Preservation Officer for San Jose and the current Senior Historic […]

SPUR: The Back Alleys of History

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From SPUR: Image Credit: Flickr user paalia Pay a visit to the back alleys of San Francisco’s industrial, ecological and social history with representatives from CMG Landscape Architecture, a design firm well-versed in planning for and around the city’s alleys. They will lead a meandering walk through the alleys of downtown and South of Market and […]