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POSTED BY ANIKA JESI
January 28, 2011


"A Miami Beach Event Space. Parking Space, Too"
A parking garage in Miami doubles as an unlikely but sought after event space because of its high-end architecture and stunning views of the city.
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/24/us/24garage.html?em

POSTED BY COLLEEN MCHUGH + JORDAN SALINGER
January 27, 2011

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Joshua Arce
January 25, 2011

The December 21, 2010 announcement that San Francisco's polluting Potrero Power Plant would shut down by the end of the year was as much a cause for celebration as it was a reason to recount the twists and turns that it took to finally shutter the city's last fossil fuel-burning commercial power plant.

BY JORDAN SALINGER
January 24, 2011

Our new governor is proposing to eliminate redevelopment in California. Yesterday, SPUR's executive director, Gabriel Metcalf, weighed in on the debate with an opinion piece in the Chronicle, arguing that we should reform, rather than eliminate, redevelopment.

BY HEATHER MACK
January 19, 2011

[Photo Credit: flickr user Todd Gilens]

BY ANIKA JESI
January 7, 2011
BY JORDAN SALINGER
December 29, 2010

BY ANIKA JESI
December 17, 2010

Armstrong Place tour [Photo Credit: Colleen McHugh]

BY ALEX SMITH
December 16, 2010

The LEED Silver San Francisco Federal Building set a standard for green construction in the city [Photo Credit: flickr user Oldvidhead]

- posted by Anika Jesi
December 10, 2010

BY FABIANA MEACHAM
November 18, 2010

[Photo Credit: flickr user Dean Terry]

By Laura Tam, Sustainable Development Policy Director
November 16, 2010

[Photo Credit: flickr user Ostrosky Photos]

BY ANIKA JESI
November 12, 2010

Demolition of the Transbay Terminal

BY MARK DREGER
November 10, 2010

Just because you can recycle it, doesn't mean you should be using it

BY JENNIFER WARBURG
November 9, 2010

This fall SPUR has featured the projects of local "Do-It-Yourself" urbanists in DIY Urbanism: testing the grounds for social change. In lean economic times, individuals have become the driving force behind some of the most successful initiatives to make San Francisco a better city, often providing the crucial impetus to address problems on a larger scale.

BY ANIKA JESI
November 5, 2010

weekly

POSTED BY ED PARILLON
November 4, 2010

giants

[Photo Credit: flickr user NicoleAbalde]

October 26, 2010

"The only way we're going to do something about sprawl, which is the environmental problem of our generation, is to increase density near transit and already urbanized areas."

Watch the full interview with SPUR's Executive Director.

 

POSTED BY ED PARILLON
October 26, 2010

Jarrett Walker of Human Transit has an intriguing post comparing transit ridership in American cities to those in Canada.

BY ANIKA JESI
October 22, 2010

recycle

SPUR members toured Recycle Central last week [Photo Credit: Colleen McHugh]

COLEEN MCHUGH
October 22, 2010

Long-time and fair-weather Giants fans alike are enjoying a thrilling — yet quintessentially torturous — postseason this October, hoping for a fourth World Series trip since the team moved to San Francisco in 1958. Listening to postseason baseball commentary is often a lesson in history — or at least a lesson in obscure team records for most strikeouts in a playoff game or what players have hit the first three homeruns for their team in a postseason series.

October 21, 2010

electionday

Election Day is fast approaching - make sure you're not stranded at the voting booth without all the right information. We've compiled a list of resources on San Francisco and statewide Props to help you navigate the ballot this November.

BY HEATHER MACK
October 20, 2010

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[Photos: left: flickr user armstrks, right: via SF Chronicle]

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