SPUR Lunchtime Forum: The Future of Mission Rock

From SPUR:

Event image

Image Credit: Port of San Francisco

Located just south of AT&T Park, Seawall Lot 337/Pier 48 — also known as Mission Rock — is one of the most exciting development opportunities in the city. Working with Port of San Francisco and city staff, the SF Giants and the Cordish Company are proposing a mixed-use development in this location, including new waterfront and neighborhood parks. Hear about what is in store for the area from Phil Williamson of the Port of San Francisco and representatives from Mission Rock Development.

ALSO ON STREETSBLOG

Mayor Newsom, Caltrans Announce Plans to Remove Portions of I-280

|
A controlled explosion from the filming of the TV series "Trauma," on a closed portion of I-280 Mayor Gavin Newsom yesterday announced one of his most ambitious plans for re-shaping San Francisco, telling reporters at a press conference with Caltrans Director Will Kemption and Caltrain Director Michael Scanlan that the city would move forward with […]

The Case for Removing the 280 Freeway

|
Talk of San Francisco’s next freeway removal has heated up since a proposal from the Mayor’s Office to take down the northern spur of I-280 went public. The highway teardown would open up land for housing, connect neighborhoods, and help bring high-speed rail and Caltrain downtown. “The good news is this would be the third […]

John Norquist: “Time to Talk About a Freeway-Free San Francisco”

|
San Francisco is considered one of the leading American cities in the growing movement to tear down freeways. Fortunately, San Franciscans got a head start by averting the freeway-riddled fate of most other American cities in the 20th century by successfully protesting the construction of most of the proposed structures, which would have torn apart […]

SPUR Talk: High-Speed Rail on its Way to Northern California

|
High-Speed Rail construction is well underway in the Central Valley, said Ben Tripousis, Northern California Regional Director for the California High Speed Rail Authority, during a forum at the San Francisco Bay Area Planning and Urban Research Association’s (SPUR) Mission Street center. “The High-Speed Rail question has shifted from ‘if’ to ‘when,'” he told the packed house at today’s […]