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Appeal Of America’s Cup Environmental Impact Report Rejected

Appeal Of America’s Cup Environmental Impact Report Rejected

Rejecting an appeal we didn’t expect to be successful, San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors has unanimously certified the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) required to move forward with the construction of venues for the 34th America’s Cup in San Francisco. In the words of a plugged-in reader last night: The... Read More »

Appealing The Impact Of The America’s Cup In San Francisco

Certified by San Francisco’s Planning Commission in December, tomorrow San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors will hear an appeal of the Environmental Impact Report for the venue work necessary to host the 34th America’s Cup in San Francisco. The appeal was filed on behalf of San Francisco Tomorrow, Golden Gate... Read More »

Comments, Responses And Revisions To The America’s Cup Draft EIR

Comments, Responses And Revisions To The America’s Cup Draft EIR

Having received comments from 34 public agencies, 41 non-governmental organizations, 115 individuals, and 1 email form letter submitted by 300 people, the Planning Department has just released over 1,000 pages of responses and revisions to the Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the 34th America’s Cup (AC34). The Dolphin... Read More »

Have No Fear, Red’s To Remain In Place For The America’s Cup

Have No Fear, Red’s To Remain In Place For The America’s Cup

While it might have been obscured in the race venue renderings, have no fear, Red’s Java House will remain in place when the America’s Cup sails into town. Read More »

Rendering Scoop: San Francisco’s Major America’s Cup Venues

Rendering Scoop: San Francisco’s Major America’s Cup Venues

A plugged-in tipster delivers a copy of the most recent presentation from the organizers of the 34th America’s Cup to the S.F. Bay Conservation and Development Commission Design Review Board which includes the latest renderings for the proposed build out of Piers 27-29 (above), Marina Green and Piers 30-32... Read More »

Speaking Of Mega-Yachts and Ellison’s America’s Cup Thing…

Speaking Of Mega-Yachts and Ellison’s America’s Cup Thing…

Speaking of mega-yachts, from the Business Times with respect to Pier 38: The Port of San Francisco is evicting a cluster of technology companies and a venture capital firm from Pier 38 after wrestling control of the property from a man the city contended leased space to subtenants without... Read More »

A Temporary Site That Could Become A Permanent Fixture

A Temporary Site That Could Become A Permanent Fixture

From John King with respect to the proposed America’s Cup berthing facilities for mega motor yachts between Piers 14 and 22½: Known officially as Rincon Point Open Water Basin, the quarter-mile stretch of bay between piers 14 and 22.5 was created in the 1980s by removing decrepit finger piers... Read More »

The 34th America’s Cup Environmental Impact Report (And Issues)

The 34th America’s Cup Environmental Impact Report (And Issues)

The Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the 34th America’s Cup (AC34) and James R. Herman Cruise Terminal Project was just been published. The Report will be formally reviewed on August 11 with comments from the public accepted until August 25. The San Francisco Planning Department published a Notice... Read More »

The Scope Of Development For San Francisco’s First America’s Cup

The Scope Of Development For San Francisco’s First America’s Cup

Chances are you’re already familiar with the plans for major America’s Cup related development in San Francisco at Piers 26-28, 27-29, and 30-32. But are you familiar with the plans for Marina Green which include bleachers for public viewing; up to 100,000 square feet of food, retail, and interactive... Read More »

San Francisco’s Last Minute Giveaways To Get The America’s Cup

San Francisco’s Last Minute Giveaways To Get The America’s Cup

According to the Examiner, last minute negotiations to secure the right for San Francisco to host the 2013 America’s Cup included additional revenue concessions and the potential permanent sale of San Francisco’s seawall 330 to Oracle Racing (versus a 75-year lease). Four of the last minute changes: 1. Reduces... Read More »