Tag Archives: construction

Current status of the promenade at Dolores Park. Photo by Laura Wenus

Afternoon Report: Dirt from Dolores

It’s time for  the Afternoon Report:  After considerable delays in the renovation of the park’s northern half due to excess groundwater that forced contractors to install a whole new drainage system, progress is picking back up. Maintenance...
Construction crews at work. Photo by Lynne Shallcross.

Under Construction: The Mission’s Big 10

Cranes and construction crews have become a common feature of many a Mission corner these days. But for as many projects currently under construction, there are about half a dozen working their way through the...

General Hospital Update: Rats, No Helipad

“I just want to settle one thing right now,” says Jeff Critchfield, Chief of Staff. “Will this project include a helipad? There is no plan for a helipad." En Español
An unemployed carpenter hands out flyers in front of Brava.

Construction Drama at Brava

Theater gets caught in an off-stage labor dispute between the carpenters' union and a private construction firm. En Español
A computer-generated image of what the new hospital will look like upon completion as seen from Potrero Avenue. (Courtesy of San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center)

SF General Breaks Ground on New Hospital

The $887 million hospital will be nine stories, earthquake safe and open in 2015