Streetfilm: Making a Better Market Street
Just about everyone who visits San Francisco’s grand Market Street is awed
by its hustle and bustle, the myriad modes of transportation, and some
of the beautiful architecture the city hosts. But just about everyone
also agrees that Market Street has a much bigger potential as a people
space that accommodates its users in more efficient and human terms.
Parts of the street are in disrepair; whole blocks contain more boarded
up facades than functioning businesses.
Streetfilms was able to talk to many advocates who would like to see
a different configuration of Market Street. Folks who have already
invested time in making it better, and thoughts from passerby who use
it as a daily commuting option. It’s fair too say not all ideas are
universal accepted across all with a stake in Market Street, but
hopefully their thoughts can serve as a springboard to a bigger
discussion on what to do when the street is finally re-examined and