Mayor Unveils New Community Street Park Atop Bernal

Mayor Lee Unveils New Community Street Park Atop Bernal Community-driven Project Partners Residents with San Francisco Parks Trust and Public Works to Create New Public Garden with Sweeping City View

Mayor Ed Lee announced the completion this morning of a brand new community-driven Street Park project on Bernal Heights, which is the culmination of a two-year public space greening effort that partnered the Department of Public Works (DPW), San Francisco Parks Trust (SFPT), and community leaders and neighborhood beautification advocates. The ribbon-cutting ceremony marked the opening of the newly created, vibrant Vista Pointe Street Park and invited residents and visitors to utilize the transformed public space with its unique, sweeping views of the city skyline.

“The Community Challenge Grant Program exemplifies what is possible when the City cultivates meaningful partnerships to build a stronger community, and I congratulate the Bernal Heights community for building the Vista Pointe Street Park,” said Mayor Ed Lee. “I commend the stewards for their commitment and resourcefulness to create a more livable neighborhood and City.” Read more.

Posted on June 23, 2011 | The comments to this entry are closed.