blockitecture leaderboard

How Should San Francisco Grow?

Should San Francisco bend the city's height limit rules for a worthwhile project? If you're going to meddle in planning, writes columnist John King, meddle well.
January 13, 2004, 7am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
Share Tweet LinkedIn Email Comments

"Should the quality of new development be measured by how much affordable housing it creates? By the price tag attached to its community benefits package? Or by design judgments about how well it fits in? The balancing act isn't easy, especially in a city like San Francisco, where social problems are so pressing. It's essential, though -- and if the supervisors drop the ball, their gaffe will be glaringly apparent for all to see."

Thanks to ArchNewsNow

Full Story:
Published on Sunday, January 11, 2004 in The San Francisco Chronicle
Share Tweet LinkedIn Email