Parks

A man holds his dog in Dolores Park.

Supes Will Vote on Resolution to Oppose Restrictions on Dogs at Federal Parklands

-+*The Board of Supervisors will vote today on District Supervisor Scott Wiener’s resolution to oppose the National Park Service’s new restrictions on dogs at federal parklands. Although largely symbolic, the resolution is one that has...
Community members look over maps of Dolores Park during the Dolores Park Rehabilitation Project's Open House on Feb. 6. Photo by Carly Nairn.

Long-Awaited Dolores Park Redesign Plans Unveiled

-+*The Dolores Park Rehabilitation Project unveiled its long-awaited plans for the iconic park Wednesday evening, with many community members scrutinizing the maps set up at Dolores Park Church. Plans for the revamped park, originally expected...
Volunteers from Zynga and KaBOOM! team up to build a new playground at the Mission YMCA over the weekend. Photo by Chelsi Moy

Zynga, KaBOOM!, Children Help Design YMCA’s New Playground

-+*Zynga and KaBOOM! teamed up with hundreds of volunteers last Saturday to build the Mission YMCA a new playground. The playground’s design was inspired by feedback from neighborhood children. The new playground, the first to...
Most recent park design courtesy of San Francisco Recreation and Park.

17th and Folsom Park to Get Shared Garden Space

-+*Plans for the park to be created at 17th and Folsom streets have gone through many changes since the design phase began three years ago. Last Thursday evening, planners revealed the most recent development: communal...
Image courtesy of Eric Fischer.

Mission Neighborhood: A National Historic Place?

-+*The western side of the Mission Dolores neighborhood is $40,000 short of being nominated to the National Register of Historic Places as a historic district.