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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 »

Treasure Island Redevelopment Plans Approved! (Appeal Rejected)

Treasure Island Redevelopment Plans Approved! (Appeal Rejected)

Narrowly passed by San Francisco’s Planning Commission in April, last night San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the 550 acre redevelopment of Treasure and Yerba Buena Island and rejected the appeal backed by the Sierra Club and Aaron Peskin. Over the next few decades, 240,000 square feet of... 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 »

Planning Commission Approves Treasure Island Redevelopment Plan

Planning Commission Approves Treasure Island Redevelopment Plan

By a vote of 4-3 with commissioners Moore, Olague and Sugaya voting against, the proposed redevelopment plan for Treasure Island was approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission last night. Next stop, San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors and a more than likely appeal of the project’s Environmental Impact Report (EIR).... Read More »

The (SOM) Master Plan For San Francisco’s Treasure Island

The (SOM) Master Plan For San Francisco’s Treasure Island

A plugged-in tipster directs us to Skidmore, Owings & Merrill’s Master Plan for Treasure Island and an overview from NewcitySkyline: The Treasure Island Plan involves a unique, 21st century San Francisco community that is socially and economically diverse and supported by close-knit neighborhoods, unprecedented open space, resource-conserving technology and... Read More »