Community Meeting: Pavement to Parks Public Space 24th and Noe

"The City is hosting a community meeting to discuss a plan to add a new Pavement to Parks public space at 24th & Noe. Pavement to Parks projects are trial improvements aimed at *testing* new public spaces."

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A Tale of Two Plazas

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Artist’s rendering of the proposed plaza on the south side of Noe and 24th Streets. Image: Planning Department. While public reaction to San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom’s Pavement to Parks plazas and parklets has been generally positive and the city is about to make the Castro trial more permanent, the proposal to close a Noe […]

Tonight: Tour Proposed New Public Spaces with Rec & Park

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Get ready to peek into a possible future for San Francisco parks. This evening and next week, the San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department will lead a tour of four properties being considered for purchase and transformation into parkland. The locations being considered are at 17th and Folsom; Palou and Phelps in the shadow of […]

This Week: Help Design a Ped-Friendly Street and a New Plaza

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This Wednesday, the Planning Department will hold simultaneous community meetings about making a more pedestrian-friendly Castro Street and the creation of a new Pavement to Parks plaza at the Persia Triangle in the Excelsior District. Those interested in more bike-friendly streets in the Glen Park, Noe Valley, and Castro neighborhoods can also join the SF Bicycle Coalition […]

Eyes on the Street: Noe Valley Parklet Installation Begins

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Construction of the two newest parklets in San Francisco began today with the installation of a sidewalk extension on 24th Street between Sanchez Street and Vicksburg Street, with another to follow shortly on 24th near Noe Street. The new spaces were designed by Riyad Ghannam, who designed and built the first parklet in the city […]

Noe Valley Gets Sidewalk Extensions and Decorative Crosswalks on 24th

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City officials celebrated new brick-trimmed crosswalks and sidewalk bulb-outs on 24th Street in Noe Valley at a ribbon-cutting ceremony today. The changes will make for a more pedestrian- and transit-friendly environment on Noe Valley’s commercial corridor. At Castro and Noe Streets, the transit bulb-outs — curb extensions at bus stops — will help speed up Muni’s 24 and […]