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Fort Mason’s Pier 2: Past, Present And Possible Future

Fort Mason’s Pier 2: Past, Present And Possible Future

The oldest structure at Fort Mason, Pier 2 was put into service in 1911 to support the construction of the western portion of the Panama Canal. During World War II, more than 1.5 million troops and 23.5 million tons of cargo shipped out to the Pacific from Fort Mason’s piers. Decommissioned in the 1960’s, Fort Read More »

The Fort Mason Design Competition Finalists And Their Concepts

The Fort Mason Design Competition Finalists And Their Concepts

As we reported earlier this year, while there’s currently no budget to implement the plans, invitations were sent to a select group of firms to participate in a design competition for “creative and practical” concepts to “enliven and integrate” the 13-acre waterfront campus that is San Francisco’s Fort Mason. Designed by the military with gates Read More »

What The F-Line

What The F-Line

The discussion surrounding the design competition for concepts to “enliven and integrate” Fort Mason appropriately turns to the proposed extension of Muni’s F-line from Fisherman’s Wharf to the Fort (click the image to enlarge). The extension would cover less than a mile along City streets and through an existing rail tunnel adjacent to Fort Mason Read More »

Creative and Practical Concepts To Enliven and Integrate Fort Mason

Creative and Practical Concepts To Enliven and Integrate Fort Mason

While there’s currently no budget to implement, invitations have been sent to a select group of firms to participate in a design competition for “creative and practical” concepts to “enliven and integrate” the 13-acre waterfront campus that is San Francisco’s Fort Mason. While Fort Mason Center has been successful in offering programming and events that Read More »