Yerba Buena Community Benefit District Honors Neighborhood Improvement Champions at Inaugural Yerba Buena Community Excellence Awards

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Public art champions, organizers of a free cultural arts festival and Supervisor Jane Kim were among the honorees of the Yerba Buena Community Benefit District’s (YBCBD) inaugural Yerba Buena Community Excellence Awards, given to individuals and organizations that improve the Yerba Buena neighborhood by making it cleaner, safer and more inviting.   “This is a…

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Take Our Free Walking Tours!

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The YBCBD has created a fun and educational walking tour of the Yerba Buena District. Hidden stories and surprises abound in a free 90-minute walking tour in the Yerba Buena neighborhood of San Francisco’s history, art, poetry, architecture and activism, including live performances of characters that gave the city its unique reputation. Brought to you…

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We’re Making Yerba Buena Cleaner

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The YBCBD is going to install 9 new high tech waste bins in Yerba Buena as part of a pilot program to collect data on their effectiveness. These units will be placed in highly trafficked areas to better understand how we can help to make our neighborhood cleaner and more waste efficient. The Bigbelly receptacles…

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Apply for our Community Benefit Grants!

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The Yerba Buena Community Benefit District (YBCBD) is pleased to issue the Community Benefit Fund Guidelines and Application. Three types of grants are offered to nonprofits and resident organizations that seek to improve the quality of life in the Yerba Buena Neighborhood through the YBCBD Community Benefit Fund – full grants of up to $25,000,…

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Nov. 30th: 2nd Street Redesign Meeting

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San Francisco Public Works has contracted with M Squared Construction Inc. to perform infrastructure and safety enhancements on Second Street, between Market and King, as part of the upcoming Second Street Improvements Project (Contract No. 1064J). The overall project is anticipated to be completed in 24 months, starting fall 2017 and continuing through fall 2019….

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Sites Unseen in the News

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One of the YBCBD’s missions is to bring public art to the neighborhood and we could not be more proud than to be working with Sites Unseen in an effort to produce world-class, engaging, and provocative public works. One of the inaugural community pieces, created by Barry McGee, was placed on the SFMTA garage located…

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