SPUR Lunchtime Forum: Resuscitating Pier 70

"The Port of San Francisco has released a draft of the Pier 70 Preferred Master Plan, the result of a two-year community planning process. The plan balances the competing goals for the site; besides the retention of ship repair, it would implement a National Register Historic District and reuse of some historic buildings, open waterfront spaces, infill development sensitive to the setting, the building of new infrastructure, and remediation to improve environmental quality. With David Beaupre and Kathleen Diohep from the Port of San Francisco."

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SPUR Lunchtime Forum: Next up for Pier 70: Rehabilitating historic waterfront buildings

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From SPUR: Pier 70’s 20th Street is lined with grand historic structures: the Union Iron Works Machine Shop, built in 1885, Union Iron Works Offices (1896), PowerHouse (1912), and at the corner of 20th and Illinois, the Bethlehem Steel Office Building (1917). The Port of San Francisco is seeking interested partners to rehabilitate and reinvent this historic waterfront corridor. Initiated in […]

This Week in Livable Streets Events

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This week is packed full of stimulating discussions to work your brain, and wraps up with the last Sunday Streets of the season to work your body. The Labor History Bike Tour will do a little of both! Here are the week’s highlights. Tuesday: SPUR Lunchtime Forum: Job sprawl and the polycentric megaregion. Is the […]

SPUR: Let’s Not Miss the Boat on What America’s Cup Could Do For SF

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Editor’s note: The following is being republished from SPUR, the San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association. Visit their blog at SPUR.org. When it comes to global sporting events, almost as intense as the competition between star athletes is the competition between cities to play host. That’s because hosting a major international sporting event presents […]