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Four New Policy Papers To Shape SF’s Central SoMa Plan

Four New Policy Papers To Shape SF’s Central SoMa Plan

San Francisco’s Central SoMa Plan will define the City’s vision and strategies, and the overall potential, for developing the area bounded by Market, Sixth, Second and Townsend Streets, 260 acres of prime urban space bisected by the Central Subway project and an emergent Fourth Street transit spine. En route... Read More »

Recommendations For Implementing An Eco-District In San Francisco

Recommendations For Implementing An Eco-District In San Francisco

About to be presented to San Francisco’s Planning Commission, an update on the plans for developing a Central SoMa “eco-district” and a series of recommendations and detailed strategies for how the eco-district should be implemented. The eco-district task force’s key recommendations around the areas of (1) equitable development, (2)... Read More »

Moving Quietly (And Quickly) With Plans To Raze Manor West

Moving Quietly (And Quickly) With Plans To Raze Manor West

The owner of the one-story building at 750 Harrison Street, between Third and Fourth streets with a frontage on Rizal as well, is quietly working on plans to raze the one-story commercial building on the site and build an 8-story building of up to 85-feet in its place. Currently... Read More »

Planning For The Upzoning Of SF’s Central Corridor, And Then Some

Planning For The Upzoning Of SF’s Central Corridor, And Then Some

First proposed in 2005, the plan to demolish all the buildings along the south side of Harrison Street between the surface parking lot at 725 Harrison and west to the corner of Fourth Street have been quietly dusted off and revised. While the original plan called for 572 residential... Read More »

Are The Big Plans For San Francisco’s Central Corridor Big Enough?

Are The Big Plans For San Francisco’s Central Corridor Big Enough?

With a pressing need to support the City’s projected job growth and continued economic development, San Francisco’s Planning Department has spent the past two years developing the growth plan and strategy for San Francisco’s Central Corridor, “a high-demand area with excellent regional transit accessibility, adjacency to existing job centers,... Read More »

Planning For A Projected 190,000 New Jobs In San Francisco By 2040

Planning For A Projected 190,000 New Jobs In San Francisco By 2040

With the population of the Bay Area expected to increase from roughly 7 million to 9 million people over the next 30 years, an integrated long-range transportation and land-use/housing plan for the San Francisco Bay Area by Plan Bay Area projects San Francisco will add 190,000 new jobs by... Read More »

Conflicting Plans For The Corner Of Brannan And Fifth

Conflicting Plans For The Corner Of Brannan And Fifth

The draft Western SoMa Community Plan which was approved by the Planning Commission this past December and will be before the Board of Supervisors in early 2013 would rezone the corner of Brannan and Fifth Streets to a newly-created Service, Arts and Light Industrial zoning district and change the... Read More »

The Framework for San Francisco’s First Urban Eco-District

The Framework for San Francisco’s First Urban Eco-District

With ideas including the use of the elevated highway along the southern border of San Francisco’s Central Corridor to capture rainwater for community or rooftop gardens, and utilizing the space underneath the highway for stormwater management facilities, Planning’s framework for a Central Corridor Eco-District has been drawn: With the... Read More »