Market Octavia Living Alley Project – Workshop #3

From SF Planning Dept.:

Please join us for a collaborative and innovative design workshop which will include presentations of conceptual & working designs of Living Alleys.

Bring your ideas, images, and neighborhors!
We will collectively review and discuss your initial design ideas and proposals for Living Alleys.
This project will help residents and businesses owners make a network of public places that strengthen the community, create a sense of identity, and make a more useful, safe, and attractive neighborhood.

We need your involvement. Please join us!


Market Octavia Living Alley Project – Workshop #2

From San Francisco Planning Department: The main goal of Market and Octavia Living Alley Program is to enable residents to engage in place making — to create a public realm that strengthens the community, creates a sense of identity, and makes a more useful, safe, and attractive neighborhood. Please join us to learn more about […]

Planning Department Sets Out to Create “Living Alleys” Around Hayes Valley

The Planning Department held a community workshop yesterday to field ideas on how to turn the numerous alleyways in and around Hayes Valley into calmer, greener, more inviting respites from the major traffic-heavy streets. The “Living Alley Project” is an effort conceived in the Market Octavia Area Plan to re-think the neighborhood’s alleys as people-oriented […]

Planning Dept Releases Design Guide for “Living Alleys” Around Hayes Valley

The SF Planning Department released a design guide this week for “living alleys” [PDF], providing a template to transform SF’s narrow, low-traffic streets into places to gather and play. Inspired by the Dutch “woonerf” concept, the “Living Alleys Toolkit” lays out proven design measures that make smaller streets more inviting to stay and play on, giving street life […]

Market Octavia Living Alley Project Community Workshop

From SF Planning Department: The Planning Department will be hosting the first community workshop for the Market Octavia Living Alley Project on July 9th from 6:00 p.m to 8:00 p.m. at the Hayes Valley Playground Recreation Center, 699 Hayes Street. Light snacks and beverages will be available. The City Design Group is initiating a two-year […]

Chinatown Broadway Street Design Community Workshop

From SF Planning: Please join us to discuss the future design of Broadway from Columbus Avenue to the Broadway Tunnel. This project will develop a community-based vision to improve pedestrian conditions, and develop a design plan that is safe, gracious and lively. We want to hear your thoughts on ways to improve this important corridor. At […]