SPUR Lunchtime Forum: Community Benefits Districts in SF

"Recently, some urban Community Benefits Districts have been using a new
broad-based development approach to bolster the economy. What do these
CBDs do, and how do they relate to the City’s centralized economic
development infrastructure? With representatives from San Francisco’s
Tourism Improvement District, the proposed Production Artisan and
Creative Enterprises CBD and the San Francisco Office of Economic and
Workforce Development. Moderated by Egon Terplan of SPUR."

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A cultural district for Central Market

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From SPUR: San Francisco has an opportunity to create a unique, eclectic cultural arts district on Central Market Street. The district will serve the adjacent Tenderloin and South of Market neighborhoods, the city and the region — and become a destination for visitors from around the world. Come hear from Amy Cohen and Jordan Klein of the […]

SPUR Forum: Creating Bike-Friendly Business Districts

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From SPUR: Image Credit: Flickr user tejvanphotos This event will take place in San Jose. Can San Jose create Bike-Friendly Business Districts (BFBDs), where both customers and merchants are encouraged to ride? How can San Jose make the case and gain the support of businesses to make bicycling not only an everyday mode of transport but […]

SPUR Evening Symposium: Good Design SF

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"Good design can solve everyday problems. Join Min Day Architecture, Mike and Maaike, Stamen Design, Surface Design, Kuth Ranieri Architects and Volume, some of the brightest minds from the vast and varied San Francisco design community, as they present simple solutions to some of the city’s most pressing issues, selected by urban leaders who can […]

This Week in Livable Streets Events

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Put on your planning hat this week and join SPUR for several discussions about affordability issues and promoting economic vitality in the city. Then, hop on your bike for the last Gas-Free Friday. Here are this week’s highlights: Tuesday: SPUR Evening Symposium: Communities for Aging: Strategies for urban living for seniors. San Francisco often tops […]