Posts Tagged: castro district

In the Gayborhood: Castro Sidewalk Project to Shut Down Parking for Three Months

Ground will officially break next week on the long awaited Castro Street sidewalk widening project in the heart of San Francisco’s gay business district. In order to lessen the amount of disruption in the area, city planners and the project contractor are planning an intense three months of work simultaneously on both the 400 and… Read more »

New Castro-Area Housing in High Demand

San Francisco native Brian Spiers stands on the unfinished seventh floor of his new mixed-use development Linea and scans the views that residents of the condos on the upper Market Street corridor will enjoy. Most of the 115 units will have unobstructed sightlines of the Bay Bridge and the bay itself. The five penthouses on… Read more »

San Francisco’s Castro District to Get a Facelift

The update will include new sidewalks, more trees, and maybe even rainbow crosswalks. My Castro reports: On April 3, 2013, city planners presented some new options for pedestrian sidewalk upgrades to Castro Street. The improvements, which are set to begin 2014, will include 22-foot sidewalks, brand new trees and pedestrian-scaled lighting, according to SF Streets… Read more »