SPUR Forum: Vancouver in Vogue

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With over 2.3 million residents, the Vancouver metropolitan area is one of the largest in Canada, and its progressive planning and developments have made the city the most dense in the country and one of the most livable cities in the world. Join Ian Gillespie, president of Westbank Corp., the most highly regarded and innovative real estate development company in Vancouver, for a look at the rapid growth of the city’s urban core, its Greenest City 2020 Action Plan and how to make high-rise projects work while keeping neighborhoods and cities vibrant.


SPUR Lunchtime Forum: The Future of Mission Rock

From SPUR: 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 […]

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 Forum: Learning from London

From SPUR: Photo courtesy of Flickr user raph.ae/ London has had over a millennium to establish itself as one of the most progressive cities in the world. How has its history shaped the city and what can we learn from its approaches to issues like housing, design, transportation and sustainability? Come hear about SPUR’s recent study […]

Silver SPUR Luncheon

"The annual Silver SPUR Awards Luncheon is one of San Francisco’s largest and most important civic events of the year. Over 2,000 people will pay tribute to six people who make our city and region a better place to live and work. This event has evolved over 49 years, but its purpose remains the same: […]