As you know, the Lower Polk is a vibrant urban gem right here in the middle of San Francisco. However, some of our smaller (and larger) merchants and businesses have expressed concern over displacement and related issues. If you are a small business / merchant, please attend one of these upcoming focus groups. Your input will help the City help you. Here are the dates:
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
"Over the past 239 years, the face of San Francisco has been a work in progress. To help illustrate these changes, we combed through the San Francisco Public Library's History Center archive and combined images of the Polk area of yesteryear with modern day shots. Enjoy!" Read more about historical Polk Street at Hoodline.com. . .
"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
"With development pressure mounting across the city, the Lower Polk Neighbors Association is spearheading a vision plan to preserve and improve six Lower Polk alleyways over the next five to 10 years. "While other recent plans to change the local streetscape have proved quite controversial, so far this effort seems to be broadly supported. "To kick off the process, representatives from LPN, INTERSTICE Architects and the Lower