Construction Forecast: January 14 – January 25, 2019

(Content from SFMTA). Crews work in the intersection of Pine Street and Van Ness Avenue as construction of the Van Ness Improvement Project continues. Construction Forecast: January 14 - January 25, 2019 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

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

2019-01-30T13:51:19-07:00October 23rd, 2018|Categories: Blog, News, Projects|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

Join the Lower Polk Fix-It Team!

The Mayor's Fix-It Team is empowered by the City to fix quality of life issues identified by residents and businesses in 35 San Francisco neighborhoods. They have worked with over 1,000 residents to accomplish 3,000+ fixes. Their work in Lower Polk will begin with a kick-off meeting on Thursday, July 12. Be sure to mark your calendars (and attend)! WHAT: Lower Polk Fix-It Zone Public Kick-Off

Let’s Keep it (District 3) Clean

Community Clean Team is San Francisco Public Works’ longest-running and largest volunteer program that keeps San Francisco beautiful through landscaping and gardening projects, graffiti removal and litter cleanup in our neighborhoods. Community Clean Team, in partnership with the Giant Sweep anti-litter campaign, needs your help to keep our city clean and green in 2018. Join them and volunteer! Upcoming event: January 20 – District 3 at Portsmouth Square, 733 Kearny St. – Register Here!  We

2018-04-25T19:10:48-07:00January 19th, 2018|Categories: Events, News, Projects|Tags: , , , , , , |

We Won the 2018 NEN Award for Best CBD!

We are honored and humbled to have won the prestigious 2018 NEN Award for Best Community Benefit District! Here is more information about NEN: In 2007, an alliance of residents, neighborhood and merchant associations, nonprofits and faith–based organizations, foundations and academic institutions was created around a simple mission, empowering the neighborhoods of San Francisco with the capacity to steward themselves to a resilient condition.  The

2018-12-31T10:22:37-07:00January 18th, 2018|Categories: Events, News, Projects|Tags: , , , , |

A Great Win for Redding Elementary School

We are proud to have helped raise over $20,000 for our own Redding Elementary School! Those of you who follow our social media know that Redding was facing a severe funding cut and needed to raise over $15,000 to keep its literacy specialist. Since Redding is located on the upper edge of the Tenderloin, its students are generally on the lower end of the socioeconomic

2018-12-31T10:24:02-07:00January 17th, 2018|Categories: Blog, News, Projects|Tags: , , , , , |

New Hemlock Alley Mural (TL;DR It’s Awesome!)

"Lower Polk has a new mural on Hemlock Alley well worth the visit. Six local artists adhering to the theme, “San Francisco – Its History and Its Diversity,” created a 140 foot mural, helping to transform Hemlock Alley from a back street to a vibrant, enlivened place that pays tribute to the culture of the city. "Lower Polk Neighbors, in collaboration with the Lower Polk

2018-12-31T10:36:26-07:00October 7th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Events, News, Projects|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Adopt a Plant!

Who would not want to adopt such a cute little dracaena? Join our new "Lower Polk Adopt a Plant" program! Working with the City and local business owners, we are now siting planters (with actual live plants) in alleyways in the Lower Polk district. We have already sited planters in Hemlock and Fern, with many more to (hopefully) come. The concept behind the

2018-04-25T19:11:33-07:00October 7th, 2017|Categories: Blog, News, Projects|Tags: , , , , , , |
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