SPUR Walking Tour: Tour of Mission Walk: San Francisco’s newest green affordable housing project

"Mission Walk, the latest addition to Mission Bay North, brings 131 affordable condominium homes to this emerging neighborhood. By providing low- to moderate-income first-time homebuyers an opportunity to purchase (soon-to-be LEED certified) homes priced from $159,000 to $303,000, the project adds to the diversity of new residents on Berry Street. Join Kim Nash, project manager for BRIDGE Housing Corporation, Architect Richard Stacy of Leddy Maytum Stacy and San Francisco Redevelopment Agency Housing Specialist, Jeff White, on a tour of the project and hear about the details of its development."

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See parking guru Donald Shoup speak in person this Wednesday, and then speak your mind on transit service cuts at the crucial MTA Board meeting on Friday. Here are the week’s highlights: Tuesday: SPUR Lunchtime Forum: Building Green in China: A presentation by architect Jeff Heller. Learn about the intricacies of the design and approval […]

Appeals Board Reverses Vote to Downsize Parking-Free 1050 Valencia

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The San Francsco Board of Appeals voted yesterday to reverse its decision to downsize the long-embattled condo project at 1050 Valencia Street in the Mission. The project includes no car parking and one bike parking space for each unit. The vote restores the full 12 units approved by the Planning Department and Board of Supervisors. The Appeals […]