Here's what SF has planned for iconic Powell Street

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Tuesday, June 11, 2024
SF announces new vision for iconic Powell Street
From refreshed sidewalks and upgraded parklets, the City of San Francisco has rolled out a new vision for Powell Street.

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- The City of San Francisco has rolled out a new vision for Powell Street.

The city says they have a plan for three blocks stretching from Market to Union Square -- where many shops have closed.

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Designs call for refreshed sidewalks and upgraded parklets with more space for pedestrians.

There's also an idea to install a massive new light feature above Powell and Market.

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The city set aside $4 million last summer to redesign and start construction on this first phase.

According to the San Francisco Chronicle -- this could cost up to $30 million.

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