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The Top Three Proposals for Repurposing the Palace of Fine Arts

The Top Three Proposals for Repurposing the Palace of Fine Arts

The seven concept proposals for restoring and repurposing San Francisco’s iconic Palace of Fine Arts have been evaluated, scored, and ranked. And if approved by San Francisco’s Recreation and Park Commission tomorrow, the top three scoring respondents, which does not include The Bay Club nor the Center for Global... Read More »

Seven Proposals For SF’s Iconic Palace Of Fine Arts

Seven Proposals For SF’s Iconic Palace Of Fine Arts

Seven concept proposals for restoring and re-purposing San Francisco’s iconic Palace of Fine Arts, which was designed by Bernard Maybeck, built for the Panama Pacific International Exposition in 1915 and served as home to the Exploratorium for 40 years, have been submitted to the city for review. The proposals... Read More »

Piers Exploratorium 60 Percent Complete, Opening Spring 2013

Piers Exploratorium 60 Percent Complete, Opening Spring 2013

Having broken ground (or Piers) at the end of 2010, construction of the new Exploratorium on Piers 15 and 17 has reached the 60 percent complete mark and is on schedule for a spring 2013 opening with $70 million of the budgeted $300 million left to be raised. The... Read More »

It’s (Not Just) For The Birds

It’s (Not Just) For The Birds

With no specific policies, procedures or standards currently in place, on Thursday San Francisco’s Planning Commission will vote on whether or not to initiate discussion for a planning code ordinance specifically related to bird-strikes and building design. The proposed Ordinance would amend the Planning Code to achieve the following:... Read More »

Embarcadero Exploratorium Ceremonially Breaks Ground Today

Embarcadero Exploratorium Ceremonially Breaks Ground Today

While construction has already started, the Emabarcadero Exploratorium ceremonially breaks ground at 10 am today. In three years, the first stage, on Pier 15, will provide vastly expanded space for the museum’s exhibits, classrooms and teacher-training facilities, which have outgrown their current site at the Palace of Fine Arts... Read More »