SF Chronicle Editorial: Golden Gate Park as landmark is disservice to future

Monday, January 24, 2011

Coffee carts, synthetic-turf soccer fields and weekendlong rock concerts. Are these ideas blasphemous examples of change at San Francisco’s iconic Golden Gate Park – or are they reasonable innovations that pay the bills, add enjoyment and keep the park vibrant in the 21st century?…The nonstop debate over change is heading to new heights with the suggestion that the San Francisco park system’s crown jewel be given landmark status, the nuclear option for preservationists. The idea took shape because of a change in operators and a significant upgrade for a boat rental concession at Stow Lake…Read more: www.sfgate.com…