Treasure Island — which originally featured a landmark tower that paid homage to the sun — could become the site of expansive solar power farms.
The 404-acre island that was built between San Francisco and Oakland for the 1939 World’s Fair is planned to be redeveloped during the next two decades to help create several new neighborhoods. Read More
The impacts of San Francisco’s highest-profile planned redevelopment project will be outlined in a report due Monday.
The draft environmental impact report for the redevelopment of Treasure Island and parts of Yerba Buena Island is scheduled to be published Monday, according to city planning official Rick Cooper.
The public will be invited to comment on the draft report in writing or in person at a City Hall hearing scheduled for 10 a.m. Aug. 12. Read More
Treasure Island has been nixed as a potential site to host the America’s Cup, leaving the South Beach piers between Pier 30 and Pier 50 as the most likely site to host teams and boats for the international sailing event — if San Francisco is chosen as the host city. Read More
The redevelopment of Treasure Island moved closer to reality Tuesday.
The Board of Supervisors unanimously approved terms of the plan to buy Treasure Island from the Navy for more than $100 million and spend $1.5 billion developing the man-made island located in the Bay between San Francisco and Oakland.
If all goes according to plan, the island will be home to as many as 8,000 new residential units. Thirty percent of the units would be offered below market rates. Read More
The Board of Supervisors will vote on a plan to buy Treasure Island from the Navy for more than $100 million and then spend $1.5 billion turning it into a high-density neighborhood.
Members of the Land Use and Economic Development Committee on Monday unanimously agreed to forward financial and development plans for the island to the full board for approval.
Under the plan, the project costs would be recovered from development profits. Read More
The Board of Supervisors Land Use and Economic Development Committee meets Monday to vote on the term sheet of the Treasure Island redevelopment, among other island-related issues.
There may be some talk about what the development proposal has in store for the rising sea levels. Read More
San Francisco International Airport, Treasure Island, the murals at Coit Tower and the Beach Chalet — for these we can thank the Works Progress Administration, born more than 75 years ago as an effort to pull the nation out of the Great Depression. Read More
Tall buildings will rise on Treasure Island, but the prospect of consistently narrow towers was rebuked by The City’s planning chief because they might resemble Vancouver, British Columbia.
Draft design guidelines for the redevelopment of Treasure Island — where new stores, a hotel and thousands of new homes are planned to be built in the coming decades — were presented Wednesday by master developers and city staff to island directors. Read More
I truly wish for the sake of all San Franciscans that there were a good, honest and realistic development project forthcoming for Treasure Island.
As the former executive director of Treasure Island, I was exposed to certain tough realities regarding the intricacies and complexities of any development relating to the island, and I will share a few of them with you below. Read More
The truck driver killed early Monday morning when he lost control of his big rig and drove off the side of the Bay Bridge has been identified as Hayward resident Tahir Fakhar, according to the San Francisco Medical Examiner's Office.
Fakhar, 56, was driving west on the bridge in a big-rig truck carrying a load of pears when he lost control on the bridge's S-curve at about 3:30 a.m. Read More