SPUR Walking Tour: Parks and parklets tour

"Join Andres Power, manager of the City’s Pavement to Parks
program, on a walking tour of the city’s street parks and “parklets.”
Pavement to Parks has been working with community groups around the city
over the last year to trial new green community spaces on underused
streets and parking spaces. Learn more about the newly renovated Castro
Plaza, the city’s first “parklet” on Divisadero, and other innovative
projects. The tour is organized by the San Francisco Great Streets
Project, an initiative of SPUR"

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SPUR Walking Tour: Valencia Street parklets

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From SPUR: Building on the success of the Pavement to Parks program, new parklets are transforming parking spaces into public places throughout the city. Join Andres Power of the Planning Department for a tour of the newest parklets on Valencia Street and talk with the parklet hosts and designers about how these community-led projects are helping […]