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: , , , , , , , |

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+00:00October 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+00:00October 7th, 2017|Categories: Blog, News, Projects|Tags: , , , , , , |

Hemlock Alley Mural Unveiling

Please join us in celebration of the largest and newest mural in the Lower Polk Community Benefit District! Hemlock Alley between Polk & Larkin Thursday, September 7th 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm Join us in the unveiling of six large- scale murals by a diverse, talented group of local artists, unified around the theme: San Francisco: Its History and its Diversity This ambitious, large-scale mural project

Polk Street: A Little Background

"Polk Street is a street in San Francisco, California, that travels northward from Market Street to Beach Street and is one of the main thoroughfares of the Polk Gulch neighborhood traversing through the Tenderloin, Nob Hill, and Russian Hill neighborhoods. The street takes its name from former U.S. President James K. Polk. "The street also has bike lanes, which were approved in 2002. San Francisco

Alleyway Improvements on the Way in 2017!

We are working with the Lower Polk Neighbors to repurpose and activate our alleyways, since we do not have any public spaces in our neighborhood. The Lower Polk Alleyways District Vision Plan can be seen here https://lowerpolk.org/2016/10/28/the-lower-polk-alleyways-district-vision-plan-draft/ Fern Alley Fern Alleyway Project is part of the Polk Streetscape Project with the SFMTA. https://www.sfmta.com/projects-planning/projects/polk-streetscape-project Construction is set to take place May-August 2017, some of the improvements

2017-05-22T16:40:32+00:00May 14th, 2017|Categories: News, Projects|Tags: , , , , , , , |