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Polk Streetscape Project Update

Here is the latest construction information for the Polk Streetscape Project:   Week of October 22, 2018 Crews will continue sidewalk and curb ramp work on Austin Street between Polk and Van Ness Avenue and will continue landscape irrigation and tree planting work on Fern between Polk and Larkin Street. Remaining work on Fern includes: street light installation, roadway paving and decorative asphalt stamping work. Electrical and

2018-10-23T10:04:44+00:00October 23rd, 2018|Categories: Blog, News, Projects|Tags: , , , , |

The 2018 Tender Bender Was Awesome!

If you missed the 2018 Tender Bender on 8/23 >> you missed a good time! Sponsored by the folks at the Tenderloin Center City Design District, the 3rd annual Tender Bender BLOCK PARTY was open to all. Guests enjoyed bites and libations by The Saratoga, Jane, and Meraki Market, and entertainment from a live brass band, and the friendly company of the diverse builders, architects,

Join Your Lower Polk Neighbors on Saturday September 8!

San Francisco needs you! Join your Lower Polk friends and neighbors Saturday September 8, as we get swept up with civic pride and all do our part to keep our city clean. The task is simple: LOVE OUR CITY! Together, we can make a meaningful, positive impact. You can get free supplies the morning of September 8 during a LOVE OUR CITY event at a neighborhood

2018-12-31T10:20:30+00:00August 20th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Events, News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Join The Tender Bender Block Party On 8/23/18!

Please support young people experiencing homelessness, and have FUN by joining the Tender Bender Block Party! DATE: Thu, August 23, 2018 TIME: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM PDT LOCATION: Corner of Cedar St. and Larkin St. Sponsored by the folks at the Tenderloin Center City Design District, the 3rd annual Tender Bender BLOCK PARTY is open to all. Enjoy bites and libations by The Saratoga, Jane,

2018-12-27T14:52:57+00:00August 17th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Events, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Van Ness Corridor Construction Update

We are re-posting this Van Ness Improvement Construction Forecast from SFMTA: Construction Forecast: July 30 - August 10, 2018 The following Van Ness Improvement Project construction forecast is subject to change. For more project details, please visit sfmta.com/vanness. The night shift for construction is scheduled between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. During this time, neighbors are advised to anticipate construction-related noise and vibrations as crews

Polk Street Construction Summer Update

We are posting this Lower Polk Street Summer Construction Update on behalf of SFDPW: Greetings Polk Street Community Member, View the latest construction information for the Polk Streetscape Project. Project Activity: Crews will begin paving work on Polk Street, between Jackson and Sutter streets starting on Monday, July 30, 2018. Crews will also pave the intersection of Polk and Beach starting the week of August 6th. Please see paving details

Mirrored Mylar Forest-Field: Pedestrian Safety

  On September 15th, 2017 For Park(ing) day 2017, INTERSTICE Architects created an interactive Park(ing) Day installation on Polk Street at Hemlock Alley.  Visitors experienced the wind-activated Mirrored Mylar Forest-Field (see pics below) to explore questions of pedestrian safety and share their experiences of being a San Francisco pedestrian. Which spaces are prioritized for pedestrians?  Where is there room for improvement?   Recording individual experiences as

2017-09-27T19:55:34+00:00September 27th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Events, News, Programs, Projects|Tags: , , , , , , |

Construction Forecast: Holes, With a Chance of Sewer Mains

Greetings Polk Street Community Member, This is an excerpt from the official DPW Polk Streetscape Project page. Click here to view all the latest construction information for the Polk Streetscape Project. You may sign up there for important updates delivered directly to your email inbox. REMINDER: San Francisco Water Department crews will be performing work after normal work hours the evening of Monday 09/11/2017 at the

2017-09-12T12:28:38+00:00September 12th, 2017|Categories: News, Projects|Tags: , , , , , , , |

New Website for Sergeant John Macaulay Park

Lower Polk Community Benefit District in conjunction with La Voz Latina is proud to announce the creation of a new website for Sergeant John Macaulay Park. The new community-supported Macaulay Park website features a listing of park rules, an event calendar, a handy map, Macaulay Park news, and a simple way to contact us. Sergeant John Macaulay Park is named in honor of a local police

2018-12-31T10:29:33+00:00September 5th, 2017|Categories: Events, News, Projects|Tags: , , , , , , |

Recology Recycling Update

Click on the Recology logo for new recycling guidelines. "Every now and then I find myself playing the 'Recycle, Compost or Landfill?' game when deciding what to do with my trash. "Metal lids, sure. They go in the blue bin. But what about bottle caps, disposable coffee cups, and plastic bags? "Paper is a recyclable no-brainer, but what about waxy milk cartons? And

2017-08-31T15:46:15+00:00August 31st, 2017|Categories: Blog, News|Tags: , , |
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