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SFMOMA: There goes the neighborhood
Nina Martin; additional reporting by Ben Christopher | Photo: Michael Ocampo | May 23, 2013
Some of the other big changes coming to San Francisco’s museum district.
First and Mission streets: The new Transbay Transit Center will include a high-speed-rail terminal and a three-block rooftop park.
101 First Street: At 1,070 feet high, the Transbay Transit Tower aims to be the tallest on the West Coast.
Second Street: Separated bike lanes are planned to safely connect Market and King streets for cyclists.
140 New Montgomery Street: The 1925 art deco building is getting a massive rehab—and Yelp as a tenant.
Ambrose Bierce Alley: One of two proposed dog runs would go here. (Currently, all green spaces in the area require dogs to be on leash.)
Annie Street: A pedestrian plaza is proposed between Market and Mission streets.
Fourth and Folsom streets: Eventually up to 76,000 passengers a day are expected to pass through the Central Subway’s Yerba Buena/Moscone Station.
680 Folsom street: Once construction is complete, this skyscraper will be the new home of Macys.com.
Mission and Fifth Streets: If approved, this proposed site for 5M will include offices, retail space, and 750 housing units.
935 Folsom Street: SFMOMA built a new SFFD fire station here in exchange for razing the one at 676 Howard Street.
Read more about making the new MOMA:
Introduction: Deconstructing MOMA
Phase One: Packing Up
Phase One: By the Numbers
Phase One: Movers and Shakers
Phase One: Hard Cases
Phase Two: The Road Show
Phase Two: Can I Play With Your Pollock?
Phase Two: Meanwhile, Back At The Fischer Collection
Phase Three: The Reboot
Phase Three: There Goes The Neighborhood
Originally published in the June 2013 issue of San Francisco
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