The Recreation and Park Dept. received 5 bids in mid-December for the Alamo Square Restroom and Irrigation Project. The lowest 2 bids are within the City’s construction budget. Currently the City is reviewing the bids for qualifications and anticipates making a recommendation for contract award in February. Construction is anticipated to … Continue reading
The newly constructed Portsmouth Square restroom building (opened in February) received an Honor Award from the Concrete Masonry Association (cmacn.org) for its design using concrete masonry units. The Portsmouth Square restroom building was designed by Hamilton Aitken Architects for the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department through a community design process. … Continue reading
We are excited to announce that we are getting ready to go into construction! Thanks again to San Francisco Voters who overwhelmingly supported the 2008 and 2012 Clean and Safe Neighborhood Parks Bond, without your support this project would not be possible. We are going to be completing the project … Continue reading
The Portsmouth Square restrooms are now open! Through the 2008 Park Bond, a Restroom Task Force evaluated free-standing restrooms on park property. Due to the high-user count of the Portsmouth Square restroom, the Task Force recommended that its user capacity be increased. At the conclusion of the first community meeting, the … Continue reading
Come celebrate the grand re-opening of the Washington Square Park restrooms with a small ribbon-cutting celebration and “First Flush”. The new facility, designed by local architect Paulett Taggart, will feature a clean … Continue reading
Despite the interruption by the recent rains, you will notice a renewed flurry of activities as the sun comes out again. This week, landscaping is getting planted, and metal roof and cracked-ice pattern grills are getting installed. Concrete paving on the exterior and epoxy flooring in the interior are also happening this week. The restroom will re-open … Continue reading
The restroom project is proceeded as planned. To date, new electrical, plumbing and mechanical equipment has been installed. Interior finish work will continue over the next two months along with exterior improvements such as painting and landscape. Recent site improvements include new roofing, new entry ramp/handrails, new sidewalks and curb … Continue reading
A new restroom building opens May 2014 in Mt. Lake Park. The new facility includes a garage and office for park operations. This project was made possible through the 2008 Clean and Safe Park Bond approved by the voters!
Despite the heavy rain delays, the building shell is finally up! Next step is the completion of the curving, metal roof. We are pushing to open the new and much-needed restroom by Chinese New Year, February 19, 2015, by working longer days and on weekends. Stay tuned for more progress … Continue reading
We wanted to make sure that you are aware of our upcoming temporary fencing expansion, in the vicinity of the restroom renovation project. We recently uncovered soil at Portsmouth Square that will require temporary expansion of the construction fencing for excavation. The fenced area will get expanded for 3 weeks … Continue reading
The renovation work on the restroom structures has begun. The contractor is currently working on general demolition work and hazardous material abatement work. The next phase of the project will be to start the new roofing work and structural stabilization of the historic clay block walls. Please note that the … Continue reading
On September 9th, neighbors of DuPont Courts attended an informational meeting on the upcoming renovation of the DuPont Court restroom building hosted by the Recreation and Park Department at the Rochambeau Clubhouse. The renovation will include a new wheelchair-accessible ramp from 30th Ave, and single-occupancy restroom on the west end of the restroom building. … Continue reading
The Portsmouth Square restroom building is being demolished to make way for a new, larger facility. Demolition began Aug. 27th beginning with the jack-hammering of the concrete roof, then followed by the removal of the concrete walls. The Recreation and Park Department apologizes for the noisy activity, which should end … Continue reading
The Recreation and Park Department would like to invite you to a meeting to discuss the continuing restroom renovation and court resurfacing project at DuPont Courts. In lieu of replacing the restroom … Continue reading
Portsmouth Square restroom is currently closed for construction, and shall re-open by spring 2015. Six (6) porta potties and 2 wash stations are provided in the interim. The new restroom building was designed through a community process and increases the user capacity to six (6) for each gender, plus a family … Continue reading
The Recreation and Park Department is pleased to report that the City is advertising the Portsmouth Square Restroom Replacement Project for contractor bids on 4/11/14. Bids will be due on May 7th. Barring any unforeseen complications, an award of contract is anticipated in July 2014, with construction beginning in fall … Continue reading
Please Join Us! The Recreation and Park Department invites you to participate in the fourth and final community meeting to discuss future capital improvements for Noe Courts Park. Noe Courts Park is … Continue reading
Thank you for taking your relaxing Saturday morning to join us, we had a very good discussion on the project and will present the new plan to the community. Your voices have been heard and we are taking all of the comments we have received so far and will modify … Continue reading
Trenching across Vicente Street to provide PG&E power to the restroom is completed. Next steps include connection to power and City inspections. Anticipated opening mid-August.
The restroom building at Parkside Square is awaiting City inspections before it may open to the public. We anticipate the restrooms to open mid-August. Thank you for your patience.
DuPont Courts Restroom remains closed due to an appeal of the demolition permit. A hearing date with the Appeals Board is tbd. Two tennis courts are open to the public during this time.
The restroom at Mt. Lake Park is awaiting City inspections before it may open. We anticipate the restrooms to reopen mid-August. Thank you for your patience.
Thank you, neighbors of Noe Courts Park, for participating in the second community meeting to develop a park improvement plan. 40+ participants attended the meeting to review concept plan options, break out into smaller discussion groups, and finally summarized the group discussions. The next park improvement plan is scheduled for … Continue reading
We heard concerns from neighbors regarding the location of the ADA accessible ramp, the vegetation impact, and the overall look of the restroom. We will present alternatives to the current design at the next meeting.
The Restroom Repair and Replacement program funds the construction, repair, and renovation of restroom facilities. Many of the city park’s restrooms are old, need repair and are poorly designed for maintenance and proper supervision. Following the passage of the 2008 Clean & Safe Neighborhood Park Bond, the Recreation & Parks … Continue reading