Recent Streetsblog SF posts about art

One of two new murals, unveiled today, near Coliseum BART

Eyes on the Street: Scraper Bike Team Murals Unveiled

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This Thursday morning the Scraper Bike Team unveiled two murals under the BART tracks near the Coliseum BART station. “We wanted to bring greenery to the scenery,” said the Team’s Reginald “RB” Burnette. The murals were funded by a grant from the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, The murals, painted on the pillars holding up the BART tracks just […]

SPUR Talk: Market Street Prototyping Festival Debrief

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This afternoon, the San Francisco Bay Area Planning and Urban Research Association (SPUR) hosted a panel discussion at its Mission Street location that was a debrief for the Market Street Prototyping Festival. From the festival statement: The Market Street Prototyping Festival builds upon the Better Market Street project, a five-year, multi-agency effort led by San Francisco Public […]

SPUR Talk: Connecting the Foot of Lake Merritt

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Wednesday afternoon, at SPUR’s Oakland office, a crowd of some fifty people came to hear a panel discussion about knitting together the various attractions at the foot of Lake Merritt in Oakland. At the southern end of Lake Merritt, Oakland’s street grid funnels around several big institutions there, including the Oakland Museum of California, Laney College, […]