Waterfront open space is a key aspect of the early design of a proposed new arena for the Warriors, including an open-air walkway around the building that would lead to a public observation deck and rooftop viewing platform.
Initial proposals for the 17,500-seat arena and a related retail project on Piers 30-32 were unveiled Monday by the basketball team and the two companies it hired to design the project — Snøhetta and AECOM.
The 49ers were granted permission Tuesday to break their Candlestick Park lease to move into their new Santa Clara stadium in time for the 2014 football season, in a unanimous vote by the Board of Supervisors.
While losing the team is a blow for The City, board President David Chiu introduced legislation with Mayor Ed Lee authorizing San Francisco to enter into negotiations with the Warriors franchise to move here. Read More