San Francisco

The Protected City: Localism, preservation and the city fabric

6:00 p.m. | Tuesday, July 28, 2009

The Downtown Plan and the Plan for Mission Bay were among the first schemes in a new era of urban planning that responded to the excesses of the Moderns. Newly powerful neighborhood and community groups insisted that planners consider their needs and values, and promoted a planning agenda characterized by sensitivity to context, historic preservation, localism and inclusivity. Join panelists Dean Macris, former San Francisco planning director; Aaron Peskin, preservationist and former Board of Supervisors president; and exhibition curator Benjamin Grant.

Location

654 Mission Street,
San Francisco, CA 94105-4015
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Admission

Free to members
$5 for non-members

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