Who is responsible for developing Francisco Park?
This unique park project is a public-private partnership between the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department and the Francisco Park Conservancy, a non-profit community organization. In 2014, the Recreation and Park Department acquired the land for use as a park and the Conservancy committed to funding design, construction, and maintenance costs.
When did construction start on Francisco Park?
Late July 2019
What is the design of Francisco Park?
After significant community input, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Commission approved the conceptual design for Francisco Park on April 15, 2018. Please see this design at the bottom of the Francisco Park Plans & Ideas web page.
What is the budget for building Francisco Park?
The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department purchased the site for just over $10 million in open space funds.
As of July 2019, the Francisco Park Conservancy has raised an additional $22 million through hundreds of public donations for the park’s design and building budget. FPC is committed to raising additional funds to add amenities and improvements, and support the park’s ongoing maintenance.
Who is the contractor for the Francisco Park project?
When will construction take place on the site?
Construction will generally take place Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
When will Francisco Park open to the public?
Pending any weather impacts, construction is anticipated to be complete by late 2020.
Is the Francisco Park Conservancy still fundraising for this project?
Yes! We continue to fundraise for Francisco Park to add amenities and improvements. If you have not yet supported the project, please consider making a tax-deductible donation to this special community-led effort today. Donate here.
What are some of the notable features of future Francisco Park?
Through this unique public-private partnership, the Francisco Park Conservancy is dedicated to transforming the unused Francisco Reservoir and surrounding property into a stunning public open space which, via an ADA-accessible pathway, allows all visitors to enjoy native plants and trees, wildlife, and recreational areas. Francisco Park will honor the historic reservoir built in 1859 with educational signage and displays throughout the property. Notably, Francisco Park will be sustainable with an industry-leading storm water capture and reuse system in place. Learn more about the vision for Francisco Park in the project video.
Who can I contact with a question?
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I want to be involved!
For general community feedback or questions, please contact the Francisco Park Conservancy at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please also sign up for an e-newsletter at the bottom of our homepage here.
Project, Construction, or Park-Related Questions
The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department will be providing construction project updates on their website here. Please email the Supervising Project Manager with additional project, construction, or park-related questions at Kelli.Rudnick@sfgov.org.