SPUR Visitacion Valley Greenway Tour

From SPUR:

This innovative open space project is a six-block long outdoor classroom that over the past 15 years has been developed as a partnership between the Visitacion Valley Greenway Project, the Recreation and Park Department and the Trust for Public Land. Transforming the historically neglected community, it has led to the neighborhood’s ongoing revitalization. Each of the gardens has a unique theme. Join us for a tour with designers Fran Martin and Jim Growden.

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Redevelopment in Visitacion Valley

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Green Connections Concept Design in Visitacion Valley

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Visitacion Valley, Schlage Lock Green Connections Workshop

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From sf-planning.org: The San Francisco Planning Department & Mayor’s Office of Economic and Workforce Development in cooperation with UPC, invite you to revisit the VISITACION VALLEY / SCHLAGE LOCK PROJECT and to help develop a GREEN CONNECTION street in your neighborhood. After the closure of the Schlage Lock factory in 1999, residents of Visitacion Valley […]