Plans for The Village SF Wellness Center is among the five winners of the national 2023 Mass Timber Competition. The contest was run by the Softwood Lumber Board and the USDA Forest Service, focusing on building toward net-zero construction. The five winners will receive a combined $2.2 million. The Village SF, a proposed multi-function community hub for indigenous peoples in San Francisco’s Mission District, is developed by Friendship House, Equity Community Builders, and several Native-led nonprofits.
80 Julian Avenue
The San Francisco Planning Commission is scheduled to review plans for The Village SF, a proposed six-story housing and community center for Native Americans at 80 Julian Avenue in San Francisco’s Mission District. The meeting comes two weeks after former Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi secured $750,000 from the Inflation Reduction Act for the project’s development. Friendship House Association of American Indians is the property owner.
A recent planning application has revealed new renderings for the community-oriented mixed-use building dubbed ‘The Village.’ The project is set to rise at 80 Julian Avenue in the Mission District of San Francisco. Friendship House Association of American Indians is listed as the property owner and developer. The project organizers describe 80 Julian as a ‘social services, cultural & spiritual center envisioned by an inter-tribal coalition of Native American organizations.’
The preliminary project assessment application has been closed as plans advance for the six-story mixed-use building at 80 Julian Avenue, to be called The Village, in the Mission District, San Francisco. Friendship House, the project lead, describes The Village as a unique urban proposal, an inter-tribal community coalition center for Native organizations and groups serving the city’s Indigenous population.