New details have been published for two 17-story apartment buildings and a new public park to replace the former Transbay Temporary Bus Terminal in SoMa, San Francisco. Transbay Block 2 and 3 represent two-thirds of the full-block property. The projects are overseen by the Office of Community Investment and Infrastructure, i.e., the OCII.
Recreation and Parks Department
A recent planning application has shown activity for the mixed-use India Basin masterplan around 700 Innes Avenue in Bayview/Hunters Point, San Francisco. The Phase planning application has been submitted for review, stating that the multi-phase project will provide up to 1,575 new residential units, 209,100 square feet of commercial/retail space, 24.5 acres of open space, and parking for 1,800 vehicles and 1,575 bicycles. India Basin is a joint development between BUILD and the San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department.
San Francisco’s Design Review Committee is scheduled to consider approval for the design development of the Portsmouth Square improvement project today at 2 PM. The project, led by the San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department, proposes redesigning and expanding the public amenities of the ‘living room’ of Chinatown. The project includes replacing the existing pedestrian bridge over Kearny Street with a new community building, modernizing the playground, expanding shaded seating along the central plaza, and more.
The San Francisco Planning Department will review plans for the new 900 Innes Avenue Park in Hunters Point, San Francisco. The new 3.6 acres of public park space will feature a welcome center inside a historic cottage, a food pavilion, and a boathouse extending from Innes Avenue to the Bay. The project is led by the property owners, San Francisco Recreation & Park Department. The Trust for Public Land, a nonprofit organization, is a project representative.
The San Francisco Arts Commission has attended the first of at least four presentations to review plans to reimagine the South Ocean Beach Waterfront. The project will add new community amenities, increase accessibility, and promote habitat restoration as part of the Ocean Beach Climate Change Adaptation Project in the Lakeshore neighborhood, San Francisco. The Ocean beach development is a multi-agency collaboration between the San Francisco Recreation and Parks, Public Utilities Commission, and Public Works, with private-industry involvement from Moffatt & Nichol and MFLA.