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Under Construction And Designed To Activate The Alleyways

Under Construction And Designed To Activate The Alleyways

Annie Alley, off Mission between New Montgomery and Third, is now under construction and in the process of being transformed into Annie Street Plaza, a future “pedestrian-friendly enclave” in downtown San Francisco. One of 36 projects in the Yerba Buena Community Benefit District’s Street Life Plan, Annie Street Plaza is the YBCBD’s pilot effort to activate Read More »

Moscone Center’s Redesign Refined

Moscone Center’s Redesign Refined

Responding in part to concerns about the impact of the Moscone Center’s proposed expansion project on the adjacent Children’s Garden, as well as to the impact of the building’s mass along Howard Street, the proposed design for the building by Skidmore Owings & Merrill and Mark Cavagnero Associates has evolved. While the bulk of the Read More »

The Impact Of The Moscone Center’s Expansion, And An Alternative

The Impact Of The Moscone Center’s Expansion, And An Alternative

The Moscone Center Expansion Project would increase the size of the convention center by 20 percent, from 1.2 million square feet to 1.5 million square feet, in part by expanding the Center’s footprint to Howard Street and raising the height of the buildings. As proposed by the Moscone Expansion District, the San Francisco Tourism Improvement Read More »

The $350 Million Plans For Expanding San Francisco’s Moscone Center

The $350 Million Plans For Expanding San Francisco’s Moscone Center

With the total number of annual attendees at events held at the Moscone Center’s North and South buildings – San Francisco’s primary convention, exhibition, and meeting facility – having dropped 20 percent since 2010, a proposed expansion of the Center’s North and South buildings by 20 percent is making its way through Planning. The plans, Read More »

Bringing New Life And Portable “Parkmobile” Gardens To The YBCBD

Bringing New Life And Portable “Parkmobile” Gardens To The YBCBD

This evening, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee will officially unveil the Yerba Buena Street Life Plan, 36 projects and initiatives to be implemented over the next ten years for new public spaces, redesigned alleys, public art and sidewalk improvements throughout the Yerba Buena Community Benefit District (YBCBD), including clean energy solar docking stations. Other plan Read More »