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Waylaid Mission District Park Project Will Break Ground Tomorrow

Waylaid Mission District Park Project Will Break Ground Tomorrow

Following three years of delays, the ground for a new Mission District park at 17th & Folsom Streets will officially be broken tomorrow at 3:30PM. The 32,000-square-foot park, which should be open by the end of the year or in early 2017, will include an outdoor classroom/performance space and... Read More »

Waylaid Mission District Park Project Ready to Break Ground

Waylaid Mission District Park Project Ready to Break Ground

Following three years of delays and three rounds of bidding, two rounds of which were rejected when every bid came in over-budget before even breaking ground, the contract to build the 17th and Folsom Street Park is slated to be approved this week, construction should soon commence, and the... Read More »

Folsom Street Park Cleared To Move Forward (With Possible Flooding)

Folsom Street Park Cleared To Move Forward (With Possible Flooding)

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission has determined that building a wet weather storage basin to reduce neighborhood flooding as part of the park project at 17th and Folsom “would not make enough of a beneficial impact locally to justify the high costs to San Francisco ratepayers” and the... Read More »

Two Year Rain Delay For Folsom Street Park Project

Two Year Rain Delay For Folsom Street Park Project

Having identified the area under the funded park to be built at 17th and Folsom as the ideal location for a storage basin to help manage stormwater and reduce neighborhood flooding, the opening of the park will likely be delayed from 2014 to the summer of 2016 in order... Read More »

17th And Folsom Street Park Funded And Opening 2014

17th And Folsom Street Park Funded And Opening 2014

The proposed subdivision of the 219-space surface area parking lot on the north side of 17th Street between Folsom and Shotwell and the building of a 34,300-square-foot neighborhood park on half the site has been funded thanks to grant from the State. The design of the park will be... Read More »

OMG! ODC Connected Appeal Of 17th And Folsom Park Is Withdrawn

As a few plugged-in readers report, the appeal against the proposed park at 17th and Folsom which was filed by a board member and past President of the neighboring ODC Dance Center (which is building a new center cater-corner to the park), has been withdrawn. Read More »

Parking Not Parks! (A Less Popular Mission District Bumper Sticker)

Parking Not Parks! (A Less Popular Mission District Bumper Sticker)

As proposed, the 219-space surface are parking lot on the north side of 17th Street between Folsom and Shotwell will be subdivided with 26,625 square feet remaining for parking and a 34,300-square-foot neighborhood park rising on the rest. Supported by Planning which determined the project did not warrant a... Read More »