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8 Washinton Revised Rendering: North

Approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission in March, next Tuesday, May 15, San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors will hear the appeals against the proposed 8 Washington Development and vote on whether or not to green-light the project.

Having participated in a protest related to the development, no word on whether or not Board of Supervisors President David Chiu will recuse himself from any votes.

Anticipating the Board of Supervisors will approve the project next week, the Port has scheduled a special meeting for 9am the next day, Wednesday, May 16, to approve the development deal for Seawall Lot 351. And an hour after that, the Board’s Budget and Finance Committee is scheduled to hold its only public hearing and vote on the deal.

Comments from Plugged-In Readers

  1. Posted by sf

    When would construction/demolition commence?

  2. Posted by Michael

    Has anyone seen the development deal? With so little time between votes, are the public hearings a formality and approval a foregone conclusion?
    I hope the development is approved by Planning, but has this group learned anything from the America’s Cup fiasco wrt rushing a deal?

  3. Posted by Jim

    Rushed deal? You got to be kidding. This project has been scrutinized for a dozen years. Never before has such a simple straightforward deal been put thru the wringer like this one. The ultimate in NIMBY shenanigans.

  4. Posted by NoeValleyJim

    I wrote Scott and told him I support this. I am really sick of watching THD hold The City hostage to their peculiar brand of NIMBY activism.

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