Alamo Square will close on May 10 (Tue) to undergo a park-wide irrigation system replacement, construction of a new wheelchair-accessible restroom, and installation of new landscaping. Alamo Square will remain close for seven months, and is expected to reopen in fall/winter 2016. This $4.3M project is made possible by the Restroom … 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
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
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 DuPont Courts restroom will undergo renovation beginning 1/26/15. Completion is anticipated for summer 2015. Scope of improvements will include restoration of the concrete columns; a wheelchair-accessible, single-occupancy restroom; drinking fountain and bottle filler. Dupont Tennis Courts shall remain open during this time. Please note that no restroom facility is … Continue reading
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
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
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
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.
RPD received an appeal of the demolition permit for replacement of the free-standing restroom. DuPont Tennis Courts is now partially reopened until further notice.
Improvements to the Dupont Courts Restroom will resume on June 25. Courts will temporarily closed until fall 2013.
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