Saturday, May 8, 2021

Tag: Open Space

Opinion: The Giants are playing a numbers game with affordable housing

The waterfront proposal doesn't do as much for housing as the team would like you to think By Peter Cohen and Fernando Martí MAY 12,2015 -- We love our baseball team,...

At 16th and Mission, collective housing must go — but tech offices can stay?

Mission landlord wants to evict Station 40 -- but he's got a tech office in the same building, which is not zoned for office use By Tim Redmond MARCH 12, 2015...

Flipcharts, planners — and the ongoing attack on blue-collar jobs in Soma

By Zelda Bronstein NOVEMBER 21, 2014 -- On Tuesday, November 18, from 6-8 pm, the San Francisco Planning Department held an open house on the draft Central SoMa Plan at...

Scenes from the Plaza Party

By Tim Redmond JUNE 14, 2014 -- A festive crew took over the 16th and Mission BART plaza this afternoon, making a statement that a diverse community fears a big...

The other waterfront monstrosity: SF Giants get even sweeter deal than Warriors

By Tim Redmond The Warriors arena – that giant spaceship on the Bay – is getting most if the attention in the fight over the future of San Francisco’s waterfront....

Mayor Lee’s latest plaza-privatization plan is based on a troubling New York model

By Tim Redmond The Mayor's Office of Economic and Workforce Development is pushing a plan that would allow private entities to "sponsor" public plazas – potentially allowing more commercial activity...

Citywide tenant convention: “This is the start of a movement”

By Tim Redmond FEB.10, 2014 -- Among the old-timers at the San Francisco tenants convention Saturday, the same question kept coming up: When was the last time we saw this...

The (quiet) privatization of San Francisco

By Tim Redmond It is, of course, illegal to drink an open alcoholic beverage on the streets of San Francisco. It's also illegal to sit on the streets. Unless, that is,...