This CCLR video features Union Point Park, a former industrial manufacturing site that is now a beautiful neighborhood landscape on the Oakland waterfront. The park exemplifies how innovative design, public-private partnerships, and environmentally-friendly initiatives can produce fantastic community resources and revive our idle and barren spaces.
The Dogpatch neighborhood in San Francisco is experiencing a revitalization, and the Potrero Launch project highlights the revitalization efforts. With the construction of 196 residential lofts and a much-needed community daycare facility, this $80 million LEED Gold project is bringing over 150 jobs to the neighborhood. Twenty percent of the units will be offered at affordable rates for working families, and is scheduled for completion this summer.
After decades of work, the first housing is breaking ground on the site of the former Hunters Point Naval Shipyard. The jobs, housing, and investment that this project will bring to this environmental justice community is immeasurable. The Center for Creative Land Recycling (CCLR) is thrilled to have helped this exciting project with technical assistance and grant writing support. CCLR looks forward to working with the City of San Francisco and the community to complete this effort and deliver on the hopes it represents.
In CCLR's video Revitalizing Hunter's Point Shipyard members of the Bayview Neighborhood of southeastern San Francisco share their vision of new hope and opportunity that the Hunter's Point mixed-use redevelopment will bring. This significant project promises to revitalize the underutilized and blighted site to productive use, restoring the Shipyard to the economic driver it was prior to closing in 1974.
Revitalizing brownfield sites offers an opportunity for communities to spur economic growth, resolve neighborhood blight, increase community connectivity, restore ecological balance and promote public health.