McCoppin Square, an 8.9-acre park in San Francisco’s District 4, reopened today after a $3.8 million renovation. The project is the first to be completed under the Clean and Safe Neighborhood Parks Bond, which voters overwhelmingly supported in 2008. The project was completed $1.5 million under budget, a direct result … Continue reading
By John Wildermuth After years of wrangling, the various groups that call Dolores Park home have agreed on a plan to remake a city green space that has been a victim of its own popularity. “Is everyone happy? It’s San Francisco and there are always a lot of different opinions,” … Continue reading
San Francisco Recreation and Park Department (RPD) kicked off the renovation of Cabrillo Playground with a groundbreaking ceremony on Saturday, June 9th, 2012. SF Recreation and Park Commissioner Meagan Levitan led the ceremony with District 1 Supervisor Eric Mar, Friends of Cabrillo Playground, SF Parks Alliance and Dept of Public … Continue reading
Today the Mission Dolores Improvement Project Plan received an approval of the environmental review document. The document, a Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND) was accepted and the project appeal was rejected unanimously by the Planning Commission. Stay tuned for more news.
By Neal J. Riley, SF Chronicle It was almost impossible to hear a Recreation and Park Department official call Cayuga Playground a “hidden treasure” because he had to shout over the roar of a train passing overhead. Many of the city’s open spaces have claimed that cliche, but there’s no doubt … Continue reading
If you were at the park last week, you may have witnessed another amazing construction moment – the transplanting of 2 mature palm trees. Here’s how they did it: Step 1: The crew, led by palm experts, tie up the palm tree fronds & excavate the root ball: Step 2: the … Continue reading