Presidio Trust — Main Post Planning Workshop: Transportation


Enviro, Preservation Concerns Drive Opposition to Presidio Main Post Plans

Flickr photo: 2composers Revised plans for the Main Post of San Francisco’s Presidio national park, which include construction of a contemporary art museum for the collection of billionaire businessman Donald Fisher, are still unsatisfactory, say many preservationists, environmentalists, and neighbors who attended a hearing on the new plans Tuesday night.  Despite the fact that the […]

If You Build It, Cars Will Come and Require Traffic Lights

Presidio parking lot. Photo, Sue Vaughan The possibility that traffic lights may be installed in and around San Francisco’s Presidio National Park – in order to manage increased traffic drawn to attractions such as the proposed Contemporary Art Museum of the Presidio (the CAMP) and a lodge at the Main Post – has neighbors, environmentalists, […]

Today’s Headlines

Muni’s Streetcar #1 to Undergo $1.9 Million Renovation (SF Gate) Oakland Planning Commission to Consider Changing Zoning Rules (SF Gate) What Makes People Afraid of Urbanism? (TOW via Fog City Journal: "Newsom Allies Maneuver to Appoint Mazzola to GG Bridge Commish" Public Meeting on Presidio Main Post Canceled (SF Gate, SF Citizen) BAAQMD Offers […]

Friday Jobs Market

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SPUR Forum: Presidio Parklands: Design A New Presidio Landscape

From SPUR: An inspiring new landscape is taking shape at the Golden Gate. As an elevated freeway is replaced by an at-grade tunnel, ten acres of new public parkland will connect the beautiful waterfront and the heart of the Presidio. This powerful destination will be a place to enjoy panoramic views and iconic landmarks; to gather, […]