Posts Tagged ‘curbed’

Say What You Will About the Tennis Courts at Seawall Lot 351/8 Washington, They’re Gorgeous. Take a Look

Wednesday, October 6th, 2010

See?

Anyway, today, Philip Ferrato is all over the lastest NIMBY battle regarding the Yelp-rated Golden Gateway Tennis & Swim Club.

Enjoy.

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Another Street Plaza! Mason Street Blocked Off Tomorrow for Two-Month Trial

Friday, July 31st, 2009

The Pedestrianist today reminds us all that the temporary closure of 184 feet of Mason Street begins tomorrow, August 1, 2009. (And, as ususal, The Streetsblog can always get you up to speed on streets issues right quick.)

Check it. Can you see that tiny stretch of Mason between Lombard and Columbus? Imagine people lounging about (in the middle of the damn street!) for the next eight weeks or so.

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Here’s the mise-en-scene:

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See the upper left corner? That little triangle is your possible future library location, pending NIMBY approval:

 

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So if you ever experience congestion in North Beach or Chinatown or Fisherman’s Wharf, be sure to blame it on this tiny temporary plaza.

Will it be a “traffic nightmare“? The people at Save Mason Street think so.

Brace yourselves…