Treasure Island

July 22, 2014, 12pm PDT
Located between San Francisco and the East Bay, with harrowing on- and off-ramps for ingress and egress to the Bay Bridge, Treasure Island will soon add 8,000 homes, 500 hotel rooms, and 550,000 square feet of offices.
August 18, 2012, 1pm PDT
According to a new U.S. Navy report and other documents obtained by <em>The Bay Citizen</em>, radiation contamination on Treasure Island is worse than previously acknowledged. Will the findings alter plans for a massive 20,000 resident development?
The Bay Citizen
June 16, 2011, 5am PDT
Two major redevelopment projects - Treasure Island and Parkmerced - have been approved after a lengthy process by San Francisco's Board of Supervisors.
The Architect's Newspaper
June 9, 2011, 2pm PDT
A massive new neighborhood planned for the man-made former military site of Treasure Island in the San Francisco Bay has been unanimously approved by the city's Board of Supervisors.
San Francisco Chronicle
May 30, 2011, 5am PDT
Prompted by the May 24 approval by the Board of Supervisors of the massive redevelopment of the Parkmerced garden apartments, The Examiner looks at the city's evolution from protecting city character at all costs to a more urbanist approach.
San Francisco Examiner
April 21, 2011, 6am PDT
This Thursday, San Francisco's Planning Commission is expected to approve one of the most anticipated developments in the city's history: the reconstruction of the former naval base on Treasure Island into living space for 19,000 residents.
The San Francisco Chronicle
February 24, 2011, 7am PST
Towers included in plans to develop a new neighborhood on Treasure Island in the San Francisco Bay have been slashed to better integrate with the island's development and surroundings.
San Francisco Chronicle
January 31, 2011, 10am PST
Developer FivePoint Communities has cleared hurdles, and the financing flowing again for two major California projects, one on San Francisco's Treasure Island and one at the El Toro Marine Corps Air Station near Irvine.
Builder Magazine
July 28, 2010, 8am PDT
San Francisco has always been home to utopian dreamers. With a clean slate to work on in the middle of the bay, the city has drafted plans for a sustainable utopia. With politics and money kicking in, will the dream be dashed?
July 7, 2010, 12pm PDT
Famed architect Peter Calthorpe has designed several large developments planned for the San Francisco Bay Area, but some local environmentalist groups aren't satisfied that they are green enough.
The New York Times - Bay Citizen
April 14, 2010, 11am PDT
Plans for a re-envisioned Treasure Island are reaching the approval stage. John King takes a close look at the ambitious plan, which includes lots of protected open space and a 650 ft. tower.
The San Francisco Chronicle
December 28, 2009, 12pm PST
The City of San Francisco recently inked a deal to purchase the man-made Treasure Island sitting in its bay. But some wonder if an island threatened by rising sea levels was really such a smart buy.
San Francisco Chronicle
December 19, 2009, 7am PST
The City of San Francisco has secured a deal with the U.S. Navy to purchase Treasure Island, a man-made island in the middle of San Francisco Bay. The city has broad plans to redevelop the site.
San Francisco Chronicle
September 27, 2008, 5am PDT
This piece from <em>Scientific American</em> looks at plans for three "eco-cities".
Scientific American