“The eight sculptures scattered across the 26.5-acre greensward that was once an Army landing strip amount to the largest display of di Suvero’s work shown on the West Coast. It is also the largest public single-site, single-artist exhibition mounted by SFMOMA and the pilot for an Art in the Park program by the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, which manages the field.”
Mark di Suvero takes root at Crissy Field [Chron]

“They are annoying obstructions & they are visually offensive. Please remove them so that we can have have our beautiful & serene view back.”
Remove the steel sculptures in Crissy Field [D5 Diary]

“Reinvention is underway at the iconic Bernal Heights Produce store on the corner of Cortland and Ellsworth. The old business has shut down and workers are busy rebuilding the interior, but paper covers the windows to hide the transformation taking place inside.”
Revealed! What’s Happening to the Former Bernal Heights Produce Store on Cortland [Bernalwood]

“The new mural was done by Trinity at Cold Steel and Darren Villegas. The idea was to cut down on some of the tagging, and to brighten up the construction site.”
Mural at Second Act [Uppercasing]

“It’s been ten years in the making, but the “boutique residences” are finally about to hit the market.”
Development Watch: 200 Dolores Development Inches Towards Finish Line [Curbed]

“So far the notion of a reusing the property as a continuing care retirement community seems to be the most popular solution to what will surely be a controversial project.”
UCSF Laurel Heights campus may become senior housing [Biz Times]

“On the first weekend the sales office opened the 63-unit project in Hayes Valley attracted 350 potential buyers, some of whom arrived two hours before the office opened at 11 a.m. The five-story residential condominium, developed by Pocket Development, has attracted over 2,200 potential buyers to its interest list in just 12 weeks. Those standing in line were fed bread pudding from Schultzie’s and lemon macaroons from Chantal Guillon.”
Buyers stand in line for Hayes Valley condos [Biz Times]

“The plan calls for serving margaritas and beer, though company officials have said no alcohol will be allowed in the outside patio area. The menu will be limited, similar to its other locations, and customers would order and pay for their food first then seat themselves.”
Chipotle planning hearing for Castro space scheduled for mid June [BAR]

the author

Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a co-founding writer and the lead editor of SFist. She's been in the city since 1997, presently living in the Outer Sunset with her husband, cat, and dog. You can reach Eve at eve@sfappeal.com.

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