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SF Reopens Renovated 6-acre Park in Western AdditionSF Reopens Renovated 6-acre Park in Western Addition
By - posted 10/31/2020
Brand New, City Insight, New Parks, Only in San Francisco

San Francisco’s Margaret Hayward Playground reopened on Friday, October 30, following a $28 million renovation that transformed the beloved 6-acre park in the heart of the Western Addition into a modern hub for recreation, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department announced. The park’s transformation was funded largely by the San more...

SF’s Newest Beach & Waterfront Park Now OpenSF’s Newest Beach & Waterfront Park Now Open
By - posted 10/28/2020
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, City Discoveries, New Parks, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy

A brand new park has opened in San Francisco. Linking the Mission Bay and Dogpatch neighborhoods, Crane Cove Park is a 7-acre bayfront park in the Port’s Southern Waterfront that’s transformed an inaccessible industrial shoreline into a stunning vista. The park is part of the Blue Greenway, a necklace of waterfront public more...

An Amazing "Lighted Forest" is Coming to Golden Gate ParkAn Amazing “Lighted Forest” is Coming to Golden Gate Park
By - posted 10/26/2020
Brand New, New Parks, What's Closed / What's Open, Wow

Whimsical Wonderland of Lights Coming to Golden Gate Park ‘Entwined’ Art Installation to Close Out 150th Anniversary An art installation coming to Golden Gate Park will transform Peacock Meadow into an enchanted forest of otherworldly shapes and ever-changing light, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department and San Francisco Parks Alliance announced more...

The Bay's Brand New 45-Acre Shoreline Park OpensThe Bay’s Brand New 45-Acre Shoreline Park Opens
By - posted 10/21/2020
Brand New, New Parks, What's Closed / What's Open

After decades of regional cooperation and planning, the Bay Area has a new shoreline destination opening for the public to enjoy. The new shoreline park is located at the eastern touchdown of the Bay Bridge and provides spectacular views of the entire bay and new eastern span of the Bay more...

SF Parking Lot Becomes New Garden w/ Free Citrus TreesSF Parking Lot Becomes New Garden w/ Free Citrus Trees
By - posted 9/8/2020
Brand New, New Parks

The Non-profit & incubator Kultivate Labs, illustrator & art director Andre Sibayan, and landscape practice CAMO Design Studio, are transforming a city-owned parking lot in SOMA Pilipinas  into Kapwa Gardens.  The project on Mission Street between 5th and 6th Street is planned to become an art and wellness pop-up designed as more...

SF's Newest Mini Park Opens TodaySF’s Newest Mini Park Opens Today
By - posted 7/20/2020
Brand New, New Parks, What's Closed / What's Open

Guy Place Mini Park, a new and peaceful open space amid the skyscrapers of Rincon Hill, is now open starting July 20th. Guy Place Mini Park is located at 4-8 Guy Place near 1st Street, just behind Local Kitchen & Wine Merchant. Located on Guy Place near the approach to the more...

A Newly Renovated 5-Block Park is Coming to Western AdditionA Newly Renovated 5-Block Park is Coming to Western Addition
By - posted 5/26/2020
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, New Parks

Buchanan Mall is an underutilized city park that runs through a five-block section of San Francisco’s Western Addition, adjacent to the African-American Arts and Culture Center, the Ella Hill Hutch Community Center, and many apartment buildings. San Francisco has worked with local residents to plan, design, and build new park more...

Construction on SF's Newest 4.5 Acre Park has RestartedConstruction on SF’s Newest 4.5 Acre Park has Restarted
By - posted 5/24/2020
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, New Parks

Funcheap Needs Your Help Our goal is to stay open during the crisis and, more importantly, when we come out of this. If you love Funcheap, can you help us stay alive? Learn more at GoFundMe Construction on SF’s new “Francisco Park” has finally been restarted after being paused under the City’s more...

A 145-acre Golf Course in SF Has Been Turned into a Public ParkA 145-acre Golf Course in SF Has Been Turned into a Public Park
By - posted 4/28/2020
Bay Area Updates, Community, New Parks

Thanks to Business Insider for sharing the news that a closed public golf course in SF was turned into a public park to open more outdoor space. The 145-acre Presidio Golf Course was ordered to closed during the region-wide shelter-in-place order. Last weekend, the closed golf course instead served as a more...

Check Out SF's Awesome New ParkCheck Out SF’s Awesome New Park
By - posted 1/20/2020
City Discoveries, New Parks

The Francisco Park Conservancy and the SF Recreation & Park Department are co-hosting a Design Update Open House to share the latest designs of the new Francisco Park on the 4.2 acre site of an unused reservoir which sits on a slope in the Marina between Larking and Hyde Street and ending at more...