Change Afoot in Seven San Francisco Neighborhoods

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Anyone with a passing familiarity of San Francisco knows it’s one of the priciest markets in the country. The tech boom following the Great Recession, paired with a limited housing market, created an imbalance that’s only getting worse. One of the hallmarks of San Francisco is the tangle of red tape and restrictive zoning laws and political hurdles in place to preserve local character. But it’s fair to say this has come at the expense of locals themselves, who are

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Reimagined Loft in Historic San Francisco Warehouse

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Picture it – one block from Giants baseball stadium is a historic warehouse that’s been wonderfully reimagined. With five live/work lofts on five floors, plus a common roof deck with Bay views, the property retains the best of its original features. And the renowned Feldman Architecture firm has done the rest. Now, I’m excited to show you what’s behind door number four. The 2nd  Street Loft On the fourth floor of this historic reinforced concrete building lies the handiwork of

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Greenifed City Blocks

To celebrate city life, the intention to include the green life balance is a consistent focus for San Franciscans. The folks of Friends of the Urban Forest, who tirelessly dedicate skills, resources and time to bring more of Mother Nature to the streets, have chosen to celebrate 2014 Earth Day with a gift to neighbors. Careful city planning and drought resistant plant selections have transformed 969 square feet of concrete into beautiful gardens. The 500 block of Broderick Street in

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Sunset Boulevard Greenway Project

  Happy Earth Day! A trend is forming in San Francisco. Originating in the Outer Mission and approved in The Castro, The Sunset District has secured resident’s support of San Francisco Public Utilities Company’s storm water improvement project. Both SFPUC and local property values will benefit from the funding allotted to the improvement of sidewalk landscapes. To conquer “Greening” the environment, the beautification and storm control of The Sunset neighborhood began in early April. Initiative leader Supervisor Katy Tang of

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Sunday Streets has sprung!

The days are getting longer and the fabulous San Francisco tradition of Sunday Streets is back in action. Since 2008, Sunday Streets has encouraged residents to enjoy the beautiful city outdoors! Originated in Bogotá, Colombia as “Ciclovía,” a day of free, healthy activities, Sunday Streets intends to promote community in public streets. The event website has this statement to share. “Sunday Streets are events that encourage recreation, community activities and fun in San Francisco. Sunday Streets closes stretches of city

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