May 24, 2016 Given the recent debate regarding the reservation of specified lawn areas for large group picnics, weddings and birthday parties in our beloved Dolores Park, the Recreation and Park Department, in consultation with Supervisor Scott Wiener, is suspending the issuance of permits for this use. We want to … Continue reading
Sadly, Mission Dolores Park has seen a big rise in graffiti and vandalism recently. The Recreation & Park Department has reached out to SFPD’s Mission Station to help control the problem. KTVU captured the vandalism in a recent story – click here to watch. Dolores Park is beloved park by many San … Continue reading
At this moment in the construction process, a lot of “ground work” is occurring, including laying down the drainage systems, trenching for utilities, and grading for the new paths and sports courts. In the next couple of weeks, you’ll start to see some exciting above-ground improvements. A lot of concrete … Continue reading
By John Wildermuth (Photo via sfgate.com) The thousands of visitors who cover just about every inch of lawn at Dolores Park on sunny weekends will have to squeeze a little closer for the next 14 months. The Mission District park, one of the city’s busiest and most popular recreation sites, is … Continue reading
Please join Supervisor Scott Wiener, San Francisco Recreation and Park Department GM Phil Ginsburg, Dolores Park Works and park advocates for a groundbreaking ceremony of world-famous Mission Dolores Park, Saturday, March 1, … Continue reading
Long-Awaited Dolores Park Redesign Plans Unveiled | Local: In The Mission | an SFGate.com blog.
San Francisco Recreation and Park Department (RPD) announced today the grand opening of Helen Diller Playground in Mission Dolores Park. Mayor Ed Lee, Supervisor Scott Wiener, San Francisco Recreation and Park Department, Mrs. Helen Diller and family, San Francisco Parks Alliance, Friends of Dolores Park Playground, and park advocates gathered … Continue reading
You are cordially invited to join Mayor Edwin M. Lee, Supervisor Scott Wiener, San Francisco Recreation and Park Department General Manager Phil Ginsburg, Mrs. Helen Diller, San Francisco Parks Alliance and Friends of Dolores Park Playground for the grand opening ceremony of Helen Diller Playground at Mission Dolores Park on … Continue reading
Project is 95% complete. Safety surfacing is ongoing and should be complete during the week of 3/12. Handrails installation is also ongoing at stairs and boats. New sidewalk curbs and driveway modifications will be formed and poured also during the week of 3/12. Yes, almost at the finish line !
The Helen Diller Playground Renovation is now 80% complete. This past week we installed a marvelous and stunning pedestrian bridge. Additionally, planting , including trees and irrigation are ongoing. Play equipment is arriving and is being laid out. Precast boats, crawl tubes are being set in final places. The contractor … Continue reading
The project is 50% complete, contractor is proceeding with concrete flatwork, including curbs and walls. In addition irrigation lateral lines are being installed. Anticipating the delivery of the bridge in mid January, play equipment is scheduled to start arriving thereafter. Project will be open to the public in Spring 2012. … Continue reading
Progress that was made this week includes: The Contractor continues to make good strides this week on the concrete flat work. Crews formed and poured the bridge abutments, walls at the sand table, finished pads for the climbing wall, net anchors and slabs this week. Work on the irrigation lateral … Continue reading
The playground is beginning to take shape, though still somewhat conceptually. The crews are working quickly to get the all the subsurface infrastructure in place before the rainy days set in. The outline of the curving entrance drive is now clearly discernible by to the concrete form-work for the retaining wall will bank it … Continue reading
Below is a summary of the recent construction activities associated with the Playground Renovation project: The Contractor has completed the rough grading, with the exception of the hillside just south of the play area where new irrigation lines connecting the new system to the existing are yet to be installed. … Continue reading
Below is a summary of the recent construction activities associated with the Playground Renovation project: The Contractor continues to do rough grading of the site. Excavation for the foundation footings is underway. Trenching and installation of subsurface utilities is in progress. Mock-ups of the boulder retaining walls are being constructed … Continue reading
Below is a summary of the recent construction activities associated with the Playground Renovation project: Contractor commenced surveying and staking of the site last week. Tree removal commenced last week and will be completed in 2 to 3 days. The fence has been moved so that the Palms are now … Continue reading
In anticipation of this weekend’s pride festivities a security presence will be on-site to insure that the project site is secured. The Contractor has hired Black Bear Security to patrol the site from dusk to dawn over the weekend, and they will be on hand during the peak event hours … Continue reading
Synergy Construction Management will be on site, beginning the week of June 13, to install a new temporary driveway near the intersection of Dolores and 19th Street. The temporary driveway will provide site access to maintenance, construction and service vehicles while the permanent road is closed for renovation.
You may have noticed that the construction fence is now up around the play area in preparation of the playground renovation project. Unfortunately, after only one day a hole was cut in the fencing and fence poles were toppled allowing dozens of park visitors access to the work area. Bauman … Continue reading
Bauman Landscape Construction will install the first section of construction fencing on Friday, June 3. As a result, the playground and adjacent picnic areas will be officially closed to the public. The installation of the temporary access driveway for service vehicles has been delayed. This work is expected to occur … Continue reading
Below is a sketch of the areas of work which will be fenced during the construction of the Helen Diller Playground and a sketch of the temporary access driveway. Click on the image for a full size and more detailed view. Quick Project Facts: Contractor: Bauman Landscape Construction, Inc. Estimated … Continue reading
Friday, May 20, 2011 Contact: RPD Info, SF Rec & Park, Phone: 415-831-2796 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Nancy Gonzalez Madynski, Chair of Friends of Dolores Park Phone: 415-828-5772 Email: email@example.com SF Rec & Park, NPC and Friends of Dolores Park Playground Partner Up for New Playground New playground to be named after … Continue reading
A few notes to start… 1. What has been done so far In November 2008, Mission Dolores Park was identified as a priority site for funding under the 2008 Clean and Safety Neighborhood Park Bond. Also that year, the Friends of Dolores Park Playground (FDPP), a volunteer community organization, joined … Continue reading