On September 30, 2015, the CMCBD joined Mayor Ed Lee at Dolby Laboratories to unveil the new Central Market headquarters at 1275 Market Street. The move served as an exclamation point to a quarter of growth. Read more about the innovative headquarters on Fast Company.
In September, Levy Design Partners released the latest rendering for the proposed building at 1075 Market Street, home of the former Market Street Cinema. The proposed project will hold 90 residential units and 9,000 square feet of commercial ground floor space. Read more on Socket Site.
950-974 Market Street
In late July, Group i released the latest renderings for its project, for a230 room hotel and 250 condominiums at the intersection of Turk and Market. Read about the project on Hoodline and Curbed SF.
In September, the Planning Commission approved the enviornmental impact report for the 5-acre 5M project. Located at 5th and Mission Streets. Read about the approval process on SF Examiner and SF Business Times. For more details, visit the 5M Project site here.
in partnership with Urban Solutions and sponsored by the SOMA Stabilization Fund, turned two blocks of 6th Street from Market to Howard into a diversely curated art extravaganza. Area businesses, sidewalks and even garages turned into galleries, boutiques and interactive spaces for people of all ages to view and purchase original works of art. Check out photos on the event's Flickr page.
Central Market Showcase
Towards the end of September, Central Market Showcase brought back various art installations from last quarter's Market Street Prototyping Festival. The installations were set along Market Street, between 6th and 7th Streets, to spark community engagement and interaction. The project also launched two Living Innovation Zones (LIZ's) with four consecutive weeks of scheduled programming.
Light Up Central Market
Just as the quarter drew to a close, community members gathered at The Hall for the illumination ceremony of "Light up Central Market," a project that cast light on six site-specific installations inCentral Market. The installations included a kinetic seating installation, four murals and a building facade. Read more about the project on the Kenneth Rainin Foundation blog.