Articles Recently Tagged: Sea Level Rise

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Impact of Sea Level Rise on San Francisco Assessed

Impact of Sea Level Rise on San Francisco Assessed

Having already identified the areas of San Francisco that are most vulnerable to a rising sea, San Francisco’s Sea Level Rise Coordinating Committee (SLRCC), which is tasked with developing an interagency understanding of the impact of sea level rise on the city and developing a plan to mitigate its... Read More »

The Vulnerability and Consequences of Sea Level Rise in SF

The Vulnerability and Consequences of Sea Level Rise in SF

While a final assessment and consequences report isn’t slated to be finished until next year, a map of the San Francisco blocks most vulnerable to a projected sea level rise of between 36 and 66 inches by the end of this century has been drafted. And while recently approved... Read More »

Detailed Plans for the Future of Pier 70’s Shoreline, Parks and More

Detailed Plans for the Future of Pier 70’s Shoreline, Parks and More

With the complete redevelopment of San Francisco’s Pier 70 having been formally approved in October, and the ground for the 28-acre project slated to broken early this year, the detailed plans for over 6 acres of parks and open spaces along Pier 70’s shoreline will be presented to the... Read More »

Lucas Picks LA over SF for Billion Dollar Museum

Lucas Picks LA over SF for Billion Dollar Museum

The billion dollar Lucas Museum of Narrative Art will be built in Los Angles rather than San Francisco. While the museum’s Board of Directors focused on the positives in their announcement yesterday, noting that LA’s Exposition Park location will best position the museum “to have the greatest impact on... Read More »

The Likely Fate of San Francisco’s Prominent Piers 30-32

The Likely Fate of San Francisco’s Prominent Piers 30-32

While the Port of San Francisco is in the process of updating its Waterfront Land Use Plan and examining potential uses for the City’s prominent Piers 30-32, the 13-acre site is likely to remain a deteriorating parking lot with sweeping Bay views for at least another decade, and possibly... Read More »

The Future of San Francisco’s Waterfront

The Future of San Francisco’s Waterfront

Over the next year, the Port of San Francisco will be overhauling the City’s Waterfront Plan for over seven miles of shoreline, stretching from Aquatic Park to India Basin. That includes 39 Piers (only 11 of which have been rehabilitated) and over 100 acres of waterfront open space, either... Read More »

Planning For A Resilient And Sustainable Bay Area (That’s At Risk)

Planning For A Resilient And Sustainable Bay Area (That’s At Risk)

With decades-old systems that were not built to withstand the effects of sea level rise, extreme storms, urban flooding nor major seismic events, the San Francisco Bay Area’s businesses, homes and public infrastructure are increasingly at risk. And in an attempt to develop a unified vision and strategy for... Read More »

SF’s Push To “Bridge The Bay” And Priortity Areas For Development

SF’s Push To “Bridge The Bay” And Priortity Areas For Development

To quote San Francisco’s Planning Department which is pushing to develop a cohesive, long-term plan for the city: “We need to collaborate with our immediate geographic neighbors to develop a shared vision and strategic approach to ensure San Francisco’s – and the region’s – long term economic, social and... Read More »

Mission Rock: The Four Phases, Timing, And Sea Rise Clause

Mission Rock: The Four Phases, Timing, And Sea Rise Clause

With a total projected construction budget of $1.5 billion, the Giants’ massive Mission Rock development is proposed to be built in four phases. Construction on the first phase with buildings up to 320 feet in height is currently slated to commence in 2016: Phase 1 of the Mission Rock... Read More »

Climate Change Hits Home as the Bay Is Expected to Rise

Climate Change Hits Home as the Bay Is Expected to Rise

The San Francisco Planning + Urban Research Association (SPUR) has just released Climate Change Hits Home, a policy paper which “addresses how we should adapt to climate change in the Bay Area, including which tools and strategies will make us resilient to its most severe impacts, including drought, higher... Read More »