A two-year study of the Sunset District surveyed residents and produced a report prioritizing strategies to address the district’s needs concerning supporting housing, small business and commercial corridors, as well as neighborhood services.
Photos from the Outer Sunset Farmers Market celebration of the new Chinese Cultural District in the Sunset. May 22, 2022.
We are excited to announce the release of the Sunset Forward report and final strategies. Join us for a virtual town hall on Thursday, May 26th at 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
The Starship House, an eccentric creation of artist James T. Kirk that spills out onto 46th Avenue, features a house full of various types of arts and crafts. The front yard features a “rebel base,” à la Star Wars, and inside the house is a music studio, Bat Cave and a life-size replica of the bridge of the starship Enterprise from Star Trek.
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) is surveying the public for input on three options to change or bring back service networks for several bus lines serving the city’s west side.
Affordable housing, small businesses in neighborhood commercial corridors and neighborhood services are at the core of a new “community needs assessment report” for the Sunset District, released by District 4 Supervisor Gordon Mar.
Housing affordability, access to neighborhood services, and local businesses remain top concerns.
The idea was born when Pettit-Taylor learned that the Star Dance Studio couldn’t occupy its usual indoor location at 300 Moraga St., under guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic.
For most people in the Sunset District, to see a classic Rolls Royce or a Bentley parked on the street is as rare as seeing a snow storm in San Francisco. But Carl Payne’s Parkside neighbors see the cars all the time.
Mar developed the Sunset Forward initiative as a community-centered way to directly gather input from District 4 residents. Their concerns, Mar explained, will help him prioritize the work he will do with other city agencies to address common concerns.
The first-ever Outer Sunset Farmers Market and Mercantile on July 5 couldn’t have had better weather. The typical summer fog gave way to a warm and sunny day. It was the perfect start to what many neighbors hope will be a long-lasting tradition.
Visit the #SunsetStrong website to discover how to help local businesses during the coronavirus epidemic.
If you are a business owner who would like to be added, would like to update your business’s information, or have any small business support questions or ideas for Supervisor Mar, please contact his office.
On Thursday, Feb. 20, San Francisco Public Works visited the Sunset District to implement SidewalkSpotlightSF, a new initiative to deep clean busy neighborhood corridors throughout the City with a focus on litter removal, steam cleaning, graffiti abatement, trash pickup and public education.
Kirk’s greatest work of art is undoubtedly his home on 46th Avenue, between Santiago and Taraval streets, which he proudly refers to as “The Rebel Base.” The house is a hall of wonders with art and paraphernalia ranging from Star Trek to Star Wars, Egyptian history to AC/DC, and Batman to San Francisco history.