Solana Foo and a handful of neighborhood artists created a beautiful mural for the Tenderloin People’s Garden on the side of the McAllister Hotel. It is a vibrant mural that exemplifies the community at its zenith. It faces Civic Center Park and City Hall.
This project at the heart of the Outer Sunset neighborhood seeks to reuse Francis Scott Key Annex, a San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) currently underutilized site as a community resource for recreation. The project is a partnership between the Friends of Playland at 43rd Avenue, San Francisco Parks Alliance, SFUSD and Pavement to Parks, […]
The Pavement to Parks Program successfully manages and implements multi-agency projects across San Francisco. Meant to be temporary, Pavement to Parks projects are a great way for communities to test what works and doesn’t work in their areas while activating underutilized public space.
Karin has forged and galvanized a vast network of department heads and city officials that have yielded partnerships with SFHOT and Downtown Streets Team which ultimately fall under the umbrella of her vision Union Square Cares.
For 35 years this farmer’s market has improved on every Wednesday and Sunday year-round at San Francisco’s United Nations Plaza, located along Market Street between 7th and 8th Streets above Civic Center BART Station. They operate as an independent non-profit with a mission to bring healthy food and nutrition education outreach to a fresh food […]
Since 2003, Gideon Kramer has taken personal responsibility for completely rehabilitating and maintaining a 400 ft length of planter beds along the Dolores St. side of Mission High School. Not only has he taken the initiative to rehab and maintain these gardens on a continual basis, but he also keeps the entire Dolores St. side […]
The grassy islands that divide Dolores Street are one of the most visible casualties of San Francisco’s drought. Withered brown patches have been spreading through the once lush medians since the city staunched their irrigation in an effort to conserve water. The solution seemed obvious – to tear out the thirsty turf and populate the […]
Founded in 2011, BRITE (Bayview Residents Improving Their Environment) has been bringing the Bayview Hunters Point community together and initiating programs to improve safety and security, economic development, beautification and transportation. BRITE holds monthly meetings at the Bayview Library, hosting D10 Supervisor’s Office, SFPD, DPW, SFPUC and other agencies to inform Bayview residents about activities […]