As we wrote last week with respect to Supervisor Chiu’s proposed measure to strengthen the City’s 1984 Sunlight Ordinance last week: “Sundry San Francisco tower and 555 Washington lovers take note.”
As others have now figured out, this measure could be a problem.
Planning Director John Rahaim…said the ballot measure would gut the city’s plan for a new transit-centered downtown with seven skyscrapers, including the signature tower, clustered around a modern Transbay Terminal at First and Mission streets.
Newsom slammed Chiu and the co-sponsors, Supervisors David Campos, Eric Mar, Sophie Maxwell, Ross Mirkarimi, for not doing their homework. “I am rather mesmerized that this analysis wasn’t done before they attached their signatures to the ballot initiative,” Newsom said.
∙ Hardship, Shadows And Rail Making Their Way Towards June Ballot [SocketSite]
∙ Chiu’s measure casts shadow on building plans [SFGate]