Alamo Square meeting Monday May 23, 2016

ASNA General Meeting

Monday, May 23, 2016
Doors open 7 p.m., Meeting starts 7:30 p.m.
1660 McAllister St. Near Divisadero
Agenda:
  • Bay to Breakers follow up
  • Supervisor London Breed – D5 update
  • Alamo Square Trees for Future Generations! – our campaign to raise $100,000 for new trees for Alamo Square!
  • Update on proposed development at 650 Divisadero St. (former Alouis Radiator)

 

 

Trees for Future Generations – Alamo Square Fundraising Campaign

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ASNA-logoGOOD news about the park closure! ASNA has launched a fundraiser to replace the trees that have died in the past few years and reforest the park for the next 100 years. Neighbors can contribute at alamosquaretrees.com and ASNA will match every dollar donated !  Your $100 contribution will allow ASNA to donate $200 directly to ASNA-badge-282x300the park.

The fundraising website has details, including information on how many trees will die of old age in the next few years.  This is our chance to ensure another 100 years of a beautiful urban park!

 

 

Bay to Breakers 2016 – Logistics

B2B2016Bay to Breakers SUNDAY May 15, 2016

Race Day Hotline 415-231-3130

On race day, call the number above for event info, or to report incidents in the neighborhood.  For emergencies dial 911.

Police Dept:  Northern Station (East of Divisadero) 415-575-6000
Park Station (West of Divisadero) 415-242-3000

Road Closures on Sunday, 5/15/16

  • 5AM – 1PM Divisadero from Grove to Oak
  • 5AM-11:30AM Steiner from Grove to Hayes
  • 5AM-11:30AM Baker from Oak to Fell
  • 6AM-12:30PM Hayes from Market to Divisadero
  • 6AM-2PM Fell from Divisadero to Stanyan

 

May 10, 2016 – Park Closure Countdown

0 days left – Construction begins at Alamo Square.

Some nearby alternate dog play areas and children’s playgrounds can be found below.

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Project Scope

Irrigation Replacement

  • Replace antiquated irrigation system
  • Install “smart” controllers
  • Replace quick coupler lines
  • Install booster pump
  • 37% water savings, or 3,260,000 gallons

Wheelchair-Accessible Restroom

  • The curving walls of the restroom mimics the nearby playground

Landscaping

  • New lawn in the dog play area and open areas of the park
  • Native no-mow grasses at the park perimeter along Fulton and Scott streets
  • Understory shrub plantings at park entrances and interior installed in phases
  • 40+ new tree plantings installed in phases

Project Schedule

  • Construction will begin early May 2016
  • 10/5/16 Update: Open to the public March 2017 (orig. Fall / Winter 2016)

Construction Budget

  • Total Construction Cost $2,434,100

More info: http://sfrecpark.org/closure-alamo-square-park/

http://hoodline.com/2016/05/alamo-square-park-to-close-may-10th-here-is-your-survival-guide