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SAN FRANCISCO – In partnership with the Laborer’s International Union of North America (LIUNA) Local 261, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Commission and Department hosted the ninth Annual William Hammond Hall Awards on May 24 at the Lake Merced Clubhouse. The awards honor the top professionals in gardening and … Continue reading
SAN FRANCISCO – San Francisco became the first city in ParkScore history to receive a perfect score for park access on The Trust for Public Land’s ParkScore® index. The city climbed to 3rd place from last year’s 5th spot, pulling ahead of Washington, DC, and Arlington, VA. San Francisco also … Continue reading
21st century irrigation upgrades will save 2.5 million gallons of water annually SAN FRANCSICO – The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department announced today the reopening of the historic Alamo Square after its recent $5.3 million Renovation. The celebration kicked off with a ribbon cutting ceremony, followed by fun activities … Continue reading
SAN FRANCISCO – The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department is proud to announce that its long-time partner, Bonnie Ora Sherk, Founder and Director of A Living Library (A.L.L.) and creator of the prototype, Living Library Nature Walk which links parks, schools, public housing, streets, and other open spaces leading … Continue reading
June 21 through October 21, 2017 SAN FRANCISCO—Flowers power the night this summer as the Conservatory of Flowers in Golden Gate Park becomes the canvas for an elegant light art installation to honor San Francisco’s city-wide celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Summer of Love. Developed in partnership with … Continue reading
SAN FRANCISCO – The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department is proud to partner with Huckleberry Youth Programs (HYP) and San Francisco Travel to celebrate the 50 years of the HYP’s success in San Francisco. In honor of their commitment to San Francisco youth, the Department will be co-coordinating a … Continue reading
Portsmouth Square to go through 21st century master planning process SAN FRANCISCO – The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department announced today that Portsmouth Square, an historic park in Chinatown, will undergo a master planning process with the Chinatown community with the goal of re-envisioning the space. Beginning this weekend, the … Continue reading