A Tale of Two Ballparks

Lunchtime Forum

What is now named Oracle Park opened 19 years ago as the new ballpark for the San Francisco Giants. At the time, the surrounding China Basin and South Beach neighborhoods were far different than the vibrant, transit-accessible district we see today. As the A’s plan a move to Oakland’s Howard Terminal, what can the team learn from the Giants’ experience across the bay? Join us to explore what successful neighborhood investment looks like for a sports team.

+ Fran Weld / San Francisco Giants
+ Lydia Tan / Oakland A's


Free for SPUR members
$10 for non-members


Refund Policy

Sponsorship payments: Will not be refunded, as sponsorship benefits take effect immediately and are on-going through the date of the event.

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