Big store in the urban core

From SPUR:

Target’s long-anticipated arrival in San Francisco is upon us, with new locations underway at the Metreon and at Geary and Masonic. Join Rich VardaFAIA, Target’s senior vice president for store design, as he explains the strategy and challenges of developing stores within the urban core while dealing with the ever-changing economy and demographics of U.S. cities. Varda will present examples from across the United States and Canada of mixed-use and multi-level projects that include Target stores.

Co-sponsored by the Northern Section of the APA California Chapter. AICP CM credits pending.

ALSO ON STREETSBLOG

Geary Neighbors Welcome Future Target Store, Voice Some Concerns

|
Supervisor Mirkarimi addresses the crowd. At last night’s community meeting, held by Target execs interested in opening a store at Geary and Masonic, there wasn’t a NIMBY in sight. Instead, the prevailing sentiment was, "YIMBY: Yes! In my backyard! How soon can can you move in?" Target’s executives must have been surprised that not one […]

A Forest in the City: Tenderloin National Forest Tour

|
From SPUR: A Forest in the City: Tenderloin National Forest Tour Image courtesy of Luggage Store Gallery Explore the Tenderloin National Forest, an inner city alleyway that has been transformed into a vibrant urban garden. The project is a shining example of how to uncover latent value and build community amidst urban blight. The tour will […]