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A plaza at the foot of a the 600 ft. building at 101 California Street. The plaza features a planted, terraced sitting area where workers can sit and take their lunch. Photo by K. Papai more
Escape the city streets on this six-block landscaped greenway, dotted with play structures and benches. Buchanan Street Mall borders Rosa Parks Senior Center and Ella Hill Hutch Community Center. more
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Civic Center Plaza is one of the main gathering spots for rallies, celebrations, protests and gatherings of all kinds take place. The plaza area also flows into Fulton Plaza, the area between the main library and the Asian Art Museum. more
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A little bit of extra sidewalk on the corner of Market and Sansome in front of the E-Trade Center. more
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Eagle Plaza will transform a portion of 12th Street between Harrison and Bernice Streets in San Francisco's Western SoMa neighborhood into a new pedestrian plaza with a shared public way, in which traffic calming features create a safe space for peop... more
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Embarcader Plaza (formerly Justin Herman Plaza) is located at the foot of Market Street at the Embarcadero, just behind the Hyatt Regency Hotel. It is just across the street from the Ferry Building. You can take BART or Muni to the Embarcadero Stati... more
In between the high-rise city that has transformed Rincon Hill, a half-acre patch of green gives residents and workers a semblance of calm. more
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An open air area at the end of market, just across from the Ferry Building, where arists, skaters, tourists and others congregate -- if the weather is nice -- to enjoy the happenings and beautiful scenery. more
The little open space that closed off 17th Street traffic, serves as a wonderful place to meet up with friends.   Part of the Pavements to Parks program.  Thank you.   Tired of seeing people run across the street as cars race to beat t... more
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The Japantown Peace Plaza is an outdoor court which connects the Miyako and Kintetsu Malls. Created in the mid-1960s as a complement to the Japan Center Mall during redevelopment, the initial plaza design featured a 17th century "eternal flame" that... more
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Jessie Plaza is an open space area in front of the Contemporary Jewish Museum of San Francisco, across the street from Yerba Buena Gardens and next to Saint Patrick Church. A good spot to meet up with friends or just to have lunch and listen to music... more
Lakeside Landing is a community space created in 2020 by temporarily closing an under-utilized parking lot. more
A nice little stretch of greenery, along with an open plaza, hidden away, right off the Embarcadero. Levi Strauss Plaza, also known as Levi Plaza or Levi's Plaza, is an office complex located in the Embarcadero. It houses the headquarters of Levi Str... more
A little alley like open area near the Transamerica Building. more
The dead-end street of McCoppin that's sandwiched in between the Octavia off ramp and Valencia Street is in the middle of a redesign that will remake the area into a food court and park of sorts. more
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McCoppin Square features a playground that has both a Tot Lot and school-aged play areas, ADA accessible pathways with site lighting, a baseball field with bleachers, a half basketball court and tennis court, a contemplative garden with seating, and... more
The Mechanics Monument, also known as The Mechanics, Mechanics Statue, or Mechanics Fountain since it originally featured as the centerpiece of a pool of water at the base during the first five years, is a bronze sculpture group by Douglas Tilden, lo... more
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Framed by historic architecture and the Old U.S. Mint, and lined with cafés and restaurants, Mint Plaza offers over 13,000 square feet of open outdoor event space in the heart of San Francisco's downtown district, just a short walk from Moscon... more
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The Mission & Valencia Green Gateway is a partnership of the SFPUC, Planning Department, and Department of Public Works, located along Valencia Street between Cesar Chavez and Mission streets. This project will feature innovative green infrastruct... more
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The Noe Valley Town Square is a converted parking lot that has become a wonderful little space for all kinds of community events like farmers market, concerts and performances. more
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Pershing Square is named after General John "Black Jack" Pershing.   The open area is located next to the Main Post in the Presidio. In the early years of the twentieth century, General John "Black Jack" Pershing was commander of the Presi... more
This plaza in front of the Exploratorium allows the public to access a few art / science exhibits like the fog bridge in front of the museum. It's also a nice place to meet up with friends if you're hanging out in the Embarcadero area and it's an op... more
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Portsmouth Square, formerly known as Portsmouth Plaza, is a one-block park in Chinatown, San Francisco, California, bounded by Kearny Street on the east, Washington Street on the north, Clay Street on the south, and Walter Lum Place on the west. - ht... more
One of the best kept secret rooftop gardens we’ve gone and blown up now—sorry, deck vets—but it’s time. This partially-shaded 15th-floor deck is complete with a sundial sculpture and epic views of the Transamerica Pyramid and... more
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Thrive City is a gathering space created by the Golden State Warriors and Kaiser Permanente to promote health and wellness. The open-air area offers a year-round resource for families, fans, visitors and hosts a variety of festivals, farmers markets,... more
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Treat Plaza is located at the intersection of Treat Ave, 16th St and Harrison St. The Treat Plaza site originally grew out of the larger 22 Fillmore/16th Street Muni Forward and streetscape design project that provided an opportunity for the City to... more
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United Nations Plaza was built in 1975 as part of the Market Street Reconstruction Project in conjunction with the subterranean installation of BART. United Nations Plaza is a 2.6-acre pedestrian mall extending from Market Street to Hyde Street in Sa... more
The Unity Plaza is a public open space west of the City College Terminal. The fully accessible plaza is landscaped with trees and plants, includes benches, pedestrian lighting, special artistic pavement, a domed climbing structure and photography dis... more