A Board of Supervisors committee will be taking the first major vote on the proposed Warriors waterfront arena, but several local residents handpicked by San Francisco to advise on the project said they will ask for the vote to be delayed to allow them more time to weigh in.
The team proposes to privately finance a 17,500-seat arena and 105,000-square-foot retail complex on the city-owned Piers 30-32. Under city law, the Board of Supervisors must sign off on the project’s fiscal feasibility so environmental reviews can be started and contracts finalized.
A development across the street from the proposed waterfront basketball arena could house a 200-room hotel, 125 residential units and 34,000 square feet of retail space, according to information the Warriors provided to The City. Read More
Designers and planners of a proposed arena for the Warriors vowed Tuesday night to craft a design that honors its waterfront setting and incorporates sweeping views of San Francisco Bay and the nearby Bay Bridge.
The Warriors have proposed building a 17,000- to 19,000-seat arena on Piers 30-32, just south of the bridge on The Embarcadero. In late August, the team announced the selection of two companies — Snøhetta and AECOM — as the project architects. Read More
A poll that will be discussed today shows that 80 percent of people in San Francisco support a new waterfront arena for the Warriors once they learned about the project details. Read More
If the Warriors build a new arena in San Francisco, on some occasions roughly 60,000 people could surge into the waterfront neighborhoods south of the Bay Bridge — and city officials are exploring ways to move pedestrians, cyclists, drivers and public transit riders through the bustling area effectively. Read More
After struggling unsuccessfully for years to establish one cruise terminal on the waterfront, San Francisco might wind up with two.If The City is chosen to host the America’s Cup regatta in 2013, officials hope to use some of the development dollars to build a new airportlike cruise terminal at Pier 27, at the bottom of Telegraph Hill. But if the bid goes forward, Piers 30-32 just south of the Bay Bridge likely would become a cruise terminal as well. Read More