Advocacy on Neighborhood Issues

The Civic Center CBD, addresses community issues through it’s External Affairs Committee and several sub-committees. CBD staff and board members represent the CBD in their participation on various community committees. These include citizens advisory committees, or steering committees of other organizations for City and County-related groups.

Better Market Street Project

The Better Market Street Project is an initiative between city agencies and community partners to improve and enhance one of the oldest streets in San Francisco. Market Street cuts across the City for three miles from the waterfront at the Ferry Building to hills of Twin Peaks at the base
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City and Community Resources

The Community Benefit District program is part of the Mayor’s Office of Economic and Workforce Development. We are fortunate to partner with many other community organizations, businesses, neighborhood associations and individuals to increase our effectiveness. Invest in Neighborhoods Initiative The Invest in Neighborhoods Initiative, one of the 17 points of
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Civic Center BART Station

The City of San Francisco owes much of its global appeal to the unique character of its neighborhood commercial districts. OEWD’s Neighborhood Economic Development Division is responsible for the ongoing support and improvement of the City’s many neighborhood commercial districts. The overall goals of the division are to create cleaner,
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Civic Center Public Realm Plan

    The plan is an interagency effort managed by the Planning Department in partnership with multiple city agencies including San Francisco Public Works, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, San Francisco Recreation & Parks, San Francisco Real Estate Division, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, San Francisco Public Health, and the
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Civic Star Awards Program

The Civic Stars Award recipient can be a property owner, resident, employee or business owner. The recipients usually represent a local business, property owner or person who has made a positive impact on the neighborhood generally, and who has, specifically, made the ambassadors’ jobs a little easier. As representatives of
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Demographic Information

In 2012, San Francisco’s Office of Economic and Workforce Development (OEWD) objectively evaluated all the CBDs in the City to determine how their neighborhoods compared to others in the City, using economic data and crime statistics. The study found that Community Benefit Districts: Outperformed citywide trends on the majority of
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Pedestrian Safety, Parking, and Transit

A group of interested parties organized by SFMTA and the Civic Center Community Benefit District has been meeting for several months in an effort to improve the patron experience in the around the SF Performing Arts Center, as it relates to parking and traffic. We have conducted site surveys and
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The HUB Public Realm Project

Project Background From the 1880s through the 1950s, the area of San Francisco near the intersections of Market Street with Valencia, Haight and Gough streets was a well-known and distinct neighborhood called the “Market Street Hub” or simply, “The Hub.” The name was likely derived from the convergence of streetcar
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Van Ness Improvement Project

Project Website SFMTA WEBSITE Community Office Hours Have a question about construction or the Van Ness Improvement Project? Stop by their Construction Office to get assistance from project staff during Community Drop-In Office Hours: Location & Info180 Redwood StreetSan Francisco, CA 94102(415) 646-2310Tuesdays 2:00-4:00 p.mFridays 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.Excluding holidays Breaking ground
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Better Market Street Project

The Better Market Street Project is an initiative between city agencies and community partners to improve and enhance one of the oldest streets in San Francisco. Market Street cuts across the City for three miles from the waterfront at the
READ MORE

Civic Center BART Station

The City of San Francisco owes much of its global appeal to the unique character of its neighborhood commercial districts. OEWD’s Neighborhood Economic Development Division is responsible for the ongoing support and improvement of the City’s many neighborhood commercial districts.
READ MORE

Civic Center Public Realm Plan

    The plan is an interagency effort managed by the Planning Department in partnership with multiple city agencies including San Francisco Public Works, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, San Francisco Recreation & Parks, San Francisco Real Estate Division, San
READ MORE

Civic Star Awards Program

The Civic Stars Award recipient can be a property owner, resident, employee or business owner. The recipients usually represent a local business, property owner or person who has made a positive impact on the neighborhood generally, and who has, specifically,
READ MORE

Pedestrian Safety, Parking, and Transit

A group of interested parties organized by SFMTA and the Civic Center Community Benefit District has been meeting for several months in an effort to improve the patron experience in the around the SF Performing Arts Center, as it relates
READ MORE

The HUB Public Realm Project

Project Background From the 1880s through the 1950s, the area of San Francisco near the intersections of Market Street with Valencia, Haight and Gough streets was a well-known and distinct neighborhood called the “Market Street Hub” or simply, “The Hub.”
READ MORE

Van Ness Improvement Project

Project Website SFMTA WEBSITE Community Office Hours Have a question about construction or the Van Ness Improvement Project? Stop by their Construction Office to get assistance from project staff during Community Drop-In Office Hours: Location & Info180 Redwood StreetSan Francisco, CA
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