Shaping SF Talk: Planning 4th Street: Remaking a San Francisco Corridor

From Shaping SF:

Josh Switzky, Steve Wertheim, John Elberling and others will come together to look at the effort to redesign and rethink the 4th Street corridor as it becomes the new north-south subway route. New public spaces are being opened in the many underutilized alleys, while the demographic shifts of SOMA continue apace.

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