“Three teams of architects and builders have been selected to fill sites along the new roadway, and the one thing the winners have in common is that they aren’t just trotting out slick designs. Each team’s plan is stylish but serious, with fresh twists on how to add distinctive housing to a well-established neighborhood.
Unfortunately, the scene also shows another facet of San Francisco: a planning process where competing ideals often translate to gridlock. There’s a real danger that the rebirth of Octavia Boulevard could be stalled by politically tinged disputes over the future of the area around it.” (John King)
∙ Creativity marks plan for Octavia [SFGate]
∙ Infill Along Octavia Boulevard: And The Winners Are… [SocketSite]