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Parkmerced Redevelopment Plan Prevails

Parkmerced Redevelopment Plan Prevails

Approved by San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors by the narrowest of margins three years ago, the redevelopment plan for Parkmerced – which includes the construction of nearly 5,700 net new residences in the southwestern neighborhood – has been tied up in a legal battle since 2011. Last week, California’s 1st District Court of Appeal unanimously ruled in Read More »

Parkmerced Redevelopment Plan Passed In 6-5 Vote

In an emotional meeting, the redevelopment plan for Parkmerced was approved by San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors last night in a 6-5 vote with supervisors Avalos, Campos, Mar, Mirkarimi and Kim opposing. Read More »

Parkmerced Poised For Board Vote And 5,700 New Residences

Parkmerced Poised For Board Vote And 5,700 New Residences

In a special session this morning, San Francisco’s Land Use and Economic Development Committee is expected to back the Development Agreement and a host of related ordinances for the proposed redevelopment of Parkmerced which will then be presented to San Francisco’s full Board of Supervisors this afternoon for adoption along with a scheduled vote on Read More »

Parkmerced’s Proposed Urban Design, Open Space, And Sustainability

Parkmerced’s Proposed Urban Design, Open Space, And Sustainability

In addition to 5,679 net new residences over the next two to three decades, the proposed redevelopment plan for Parkmerced includes the “the addition of new neighborhood serving retail and office space, new and re-configured public open spaces including neighborhood parks, pedestrian and bike paths, athletic fields, a new organic farm, and community gardens, overall Read More »

The Parkmerced Thirty Year Plan: Public Scoping Meeting Tonight

The Parkmerced Thirty Year Plan: Public Scoping Meeting Tonight

While the Planning Department is working on the Environmental Impact Report (EIR), a public scoping meeting for the proposed Parkmerced Redevelopment Project will be held tonight (June 8, 2009, from 6-8 PM at the YMCA Annex, 3150 20th Avenue). The proposed Parkmerced Project is a long-term mixed-use development program to comprehensively re-plan and redesign the Read More »

Parkmerced: A Cultural Landscape Foundation “Marvel of Modernism”

Parkmerced: A Cultural Landscape Foundation “Marvel of Modernism”

As a plugged-in tipster notes, San Francisco’s Parkmerced has been named to the Cultural Landscape Foundation’s 2008 “Marvels of Modernism” list. From the Foundation: Parkmerced was designed as “a city within a city” by architect Leonard Schultze and Associates with planning and landscape architecture by Thomas Church with Robert Royston. Today, it is one of Read More »