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Coalition for a Clean San Francisco

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This month we would like your opinion on the state of San Francisco’s cleanliness. Do you think that San Francisco needs a good cleaning? Is the City dirtier in your...

Muni Art 2017 Winners Announced

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The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) and San Francisco Beautiful (SFB) today announced the five winners of the 2017 Muni Art Project! The theme for...

SFMTA and San Francisco Beautiful Kick-Off 2nd Annual Muni Art Program

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“San Francisco Neighborhoods” theme will feature the work of five artists on 100 muni buses The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) and San Francisco...

Antennas are the new utility box

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Supervisors Wiener, Christensen, Tang, and Farrell introduced a resolution this week to oppose the measure. Supervisor Scott Wiener who worked with us last year to...

Creating a BART Art Policy

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You may have read about the infamous end to the BART art installation at Embarcadero Station earlier this year. After a decades long fight in which the artist...

Interview – Nick Josefowitz

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This month we interviewed BART Board member Nick Josefowitz. Director Josefowitz represents District 8, which includes portions of San Francisco. Read his thoughts on the...

Interview – Rachel Dinno Taylor

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As the Founder and CEO of SubArt, Rachel is working to improve the rider experience in BART and Muni metro stations. Her place-making expertise and advocacy is applied...

Interview – Paul Giusti

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As Community and Government Affairs Manager at Recology, Paul is our go-to for Earth Month. His in-depth interview covers the history of an organization that truly does...

Shaping the future of Market Street

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Market Street runs through the heart of our beautiful city, yet sometimes it can feel uninviting and disconnected. An open call for creative ways to improve Market Street...

Interview – Nik Kaestner

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San Francisco Beautiful is proud to be the fiscal sponsor for Starr King Green Schoolyard 2.0, a project of San Francisco Unified School District. Starr King Elementary...

Community Interview – Kelli Rudnick

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With the Market Street Prototyping Festival right around the corner, we reached out to Kelli Rudnick of the Better Market Street project for an interview.    ...

Fillmore Beautification Micro Grants Open

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We are happy to announce that the Fillmore Micro Grants Application is open! Four to Six Micro Grants will be given to businesses along Fillmore Street from Bush Street...