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Where did the park go?

posted Mar 26, 2013, 3:05 PM by Chris Bliss   [ updated May 7, 2013, 7:27 AM by Jim Norrena ]

Showplace Triangle Plaza, the small park between Wolfe's and Axis Café, was removed by the City in January due to proposed construction in the area.

However, the City intends to build an improved plaza once construction is complete. The City also plans to redesign Showplace Triangle Plaza to better serve the neighborhood and make it an inviting and dynamic space.

The new design for the plaza could include such amenities as rain gardens, public seating, upgraded paving and landscaping, and improved visibility from the street.

San Francisco Planning Department released this information:

Frequently Asked Questions

When will construction begin? When will the new plaza be completed?
Construction of the new plaza won’t begin until construction of the nearby building is complete. The anticipated completion of the building will be sometime in 2015. Construction of the plaza itself may take an additional six months or so.

How will the new plaza be funded?
Funding for the new plaza would come from a combination of city funds and development fees collected from the nearby development.

How old was the Showplace Triangle Plaza?
The Showplace Triangle Plaza was installed as a temporary plaza in September 2009 as part of the City’s successful Pavement to Parks program.

Read more about the plaza's origin.

For information about the city program, visit the San Francisco Pavement to Parks website.
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