At first there was a rendering and master plan for the future of Treasure Island. Now there’s a model and more geeky details (which we happen to love) emerging.
According to Popular Mechanics, “[a]fter ground is broken in 2009, Treasure Island will become a testbed for the newest ideas in energy efficiency, water conservation, waste management and low-impact living.” But as a plugged-in reader notes, “[s]eems like [Treasure Island] is keeping a low profile if we’re breaking ground in but a year.”
Oh, and to which our reader also alludes, think 13,500 people who will either be living or working within what might be considered walking distance of a Treasure Island ferry terminal.
∙ Why Treasure Island Is the Super-Green City of the Future [Popular Mechanics]
∙ The (SOM) Master Plan For San Francisco’s Treasure Island [SocketSite]
∙ And Of Course, How Might It Affect Property Values Around The Bay? [SocketSite]