Author: citizenfilm

26 Aug Peace Festival on the Buchanan Mall

In a day of motivational speakers, live performances, kids’ activities and arts & crafts, the Western Addition community came together to celebrate peace and diversity on the Buchanan Mall. The Peace Festival was a celebration of non-violence, and honored the memory of beloved community member:…

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26 Apr A Renaissance on the Buchanan Mall

The Buchanan Mall “renaissance” is only just beginning. SF Examiner’s Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez documented the first phase of the Buchanan Mall revitalization. “One group of seniors from neighborhood properties and another comprised of neighborhood youth showed each other their visions for the mall, and worked…

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20 Apr Local Artist Eugene E. White’s Story

Artist Eugene E. White has lived and worked in the Western Addition for 50 years. His paintings and murals document and celebrate Black lives through history, from his childhood in 1930s rural Arkansas to the Civil Rights era to today. White is featured in an installation at…

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25 Jun 3D Modeling Meeting

The Design Task Force met for the fourth week on June 25th to participate in a 3D modeling exercise. This exercise expanded on last week’s 2D drawings by asking the Task Force to think about their ideas in 3 dimensions and with a larger group.

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08 Jun Buchanan Mall Walkthrough

Green Streets visited the Exploratorium’s Studio for Public Spaces for a meeting and sketch session. Afterwards, they brought the architects back to Hayes Valley for a tour through the Buchanan Mall. Tyrone, Roger, Shannon, Jammal and Randolph weren’t just pointing out landmarks; they shared the…

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