A promise to relocate tenants in 1,538 units slated for demolition at Parkmerced could not be legally enforced if the owners of the development backed out, putting those tenants at risk, according to a civil grand jury report issued Tuesday. Read More
Demolishing blighted buildings isn’t cheap. Five communities in the Midwest are slated to get $4.65 million from the federal government to cover the cost -- all thanks to earmarks in the massive omnibus spending bill introduced by Senate Democrats yesterday. Read More
One of The City’s oldest and most popular recreation centers is finally slated for demolition this week after a decade of securing funding, sketching renderings and preparing Chinatown residents for its reconstruction.
The renovation of the Chinese Recreation Center at 1199 Mason St. is one of the largest open-space capital projects funded by voter-approved money, with about $21 million set aside through bonds since 2000. Read More