At the southern end of Fifth Avenue in the Inner Sunset District, next to the University of
California, San Francisco (UCSF), sits an 86-unit housing complex on six acres of land
built in 1950 called Kirkham Heights.
The historic Mountain Lake Park, located at 12th Avenue and Lake Street, reopened
to much fanfare on June 8.
After more than two years of struggle between moderate and progressive factions
on the SF Board of Supervisors, and a great deal of compromise,
SF Supervisor Katy Tang’s HomeSF program was approved by a 10-1 vote
in late May.
The project is funded from the $248 million Road Repaving and Street Safety
Bond, which voters passed in 2011.
What started with a misplaced decimal point could end up costing
San Francisco taxpayers as much as $120,000, should the SF
Board of Supervisors (BOS) pass an ordinance before them to approve
a lawsuit settlement.
Neighbors on 25th Ave. went on a seven month rollercoaster ride of rumbling trucks, racing road warriors and rocky roads that only now seems to be coming to an end.