Construction has started for the new San Francisco State University student housing project. The official groundbreaking ceremony for West Campus Green was held one week ago. With crews on-site, the university aims to open the new facility just in time for the fall of next year for first-year students.
Presidio Tunnel Tops Park will open Sunday with performances, food vendors, talks, and public art. With its opening, San Francisco will get its newest waterfront park, spanning 14 acres and creating a comfortable pedestrian connection from the Main Parade Lawn to Crissy Field Beach. The day has been co-curated by the Partnership for the Presidio and community members.
The GLIDE Foundation has submitted the preliminary project application for modernized facilities and a new ten-story office tower at 334 Ellis Street in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood. The $200 million plans would expand institutional capacity, improve its accessibility for community services, and modernize the existing Glide Memorial Church building systems. EHDD Architecture will be responsible for the design.
KQED is about to open up a new community, inviting the public inside the iconic Bay Area media station’s headquarters at 2601 Mariposa Street in San Francisco’s Mission District. Rebecca Sharkey, the principal of EHDD Architecture responsible for designing the new HQ, spoke of the direction the nonprofit gave redesign, saying, “KQED told us from the start they want to make themselves more visible to the community and open up about what public media does.”
New permits have been filed to start excavation work to expand the San Francisco Marin Food Bank at 900 Pennsylvania Avenue on Potrero Hill, San Francisco. The new construction will provide a nearly fifty-percent increase to the built area, expanding the ability to serve those in need. The SF Marin Food Bank are the property owners, while Equity Community Builders is the project applicant to manage development.