Category: Livable Neighborhoods

A livable San Francisco is a network of livable neighborhoods. Each neighborhood has a distinct character and is complete, supporting living, working, commerce, and culture.

Rethinking Residential Zoning

Residential zoning districts encompass 70 percent of San Francisco’s private land. Across most residential districts, current zoning permits only one or two units per lot. As the housing crisis in San Francisco and the...

Retail and the Livable City, Part 2

Retail contributes to city vitality, character, and livability, as well as the city’s economy. Retail faces many challenges, but San Francisco can help local grow and thrive. In Part 1, we talked about rising...

Retail and the Livable City, Part 1

It’s hard to imagine a city without retail – shops, retail services, cafes, restaurants, and bars. Retail contributes to city vitality, character, and livability, as well as the city’s economy. Retail businesses provide thousands...