Author: citizenfilm

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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01 Jun Sketch Session @ The Exploratorium

Phase 1 of the design process: free drawing. The designers and architects of the Exploratorium’s Studio for Public Spaces invited the Green Streets team to their studio to envision the built possibilities in the Buchanan Mall. Each sketch illustrates the many ways in which this…

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