Prop A & C
In 2000, San Francisco Beautiful supported Proposition A, a $110 million general obligation bond measure that will fund acquisition, repair, and improvement of San Francisco’s neighborhood parks, fields, and natural areas. Proposition C, a charter amendment to extend the city’s Open Space Fund and establish a Citizen’s Advisory Committee to oversee the Fund. It also […]
Parks Bond 2012
The 2012 Parks Bond allocated an additional $195 million for parks. To date, more than 100 park facilities have been renovated providing essential safety and beautification upgrades. San Francisco Beautiful advocated for this Bond passage and supports more funding (Bond and General Funds) for parks.
Parks Bond 2008
The 2008 Parks Bond which provided $195 million in bond funding for deferred maintenance in San Francisco’s Park system. San Francisco Beautiful advocated for this Bond passage and supports more funding (Bond and General Funds) for parks.
In 2013, San Francisco Beautiful gave a beautification award to Emerald Park, a newly created half acre park that was formed through a conservation easement initiated but the developer. The property is part of a housing development that will be publicly accessible in perpetuity thanks to the easement. For more than 40 years, San Francisco […]
Land’s End/GGNRA Trail Revitalization
In 2010, the Land’s End and Coastal Trail Revitalization Project was honored for their contribution to open space in San Francisco. With the support of a tremendous volunteer effort, this project made one of our most beautiful places accessible for visitors while providing protection for local wildlife. For more than 40 years, San Francisco Beautiful […]
Superintendent Brian O’Neill
In 2009, San Francisco Beautiful recognized Superintendent Brian O’Neillwith an In Memoriam Lifetime Achievement Award. Brian O’Neill was head of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area who passed away unexpectedly in 2009. O’Neill championed many projects including the Crissy Field restoration and was known for his ‘friend-raising.’ For more than 40 years, San Francisco Beautiful has […]
In 2008, the restoration of Immigrant Point, a scenic overlook in the Presidio, received a Beautification Award. Immigrant Point Overlook has served as the dramatic setting for naturalization ceremonies. The site links visitors with nature, trails and stunning views. A graceful stone plaza with displays showcases the area’s natural beauty. The Trail Network along the western […]
Palace of Fine Arts Lagoon Restoration
In 2007, San Francisco Beautiful recognized the Palace of Fine Arts Lagoon Restoration with a Beautification Award. For more than 40 years, San Francisco Beautiful has been honoring San Franciscans who make special contributions to the unique character and beauty of our City with the Annual Beautification Awards.
24th Street Mini Park
In 2007, San Francisco Beautiful recognized the 24th Street Mini Park with a Beautification Award. For more than 40 years, San Francisco Beautiful has been honoring San Franciscans who make special contributions to the unique character and beauty of our City with the Annual Beautification Awards.
Yerba Buena Gardens
In 2006, San Francisco Beautiful recognized Yerba Buena Gardens with a Beautification Award. In the heart of SOMA and near the Financial District, Yerba Buena Gardens is a formal green space amidst bustling convention, visitor and business enclaves and a growing residential population. The Redevelopment Agency created Yerba Buena Gardens as a center for recreation, relaxation […]