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October 18, 2010 Design Review Board Meeting

October 18, 2010
6:30 p.m.
BCDC Conference Room
50 California Street, 26th Floor
San Francisco, CA

Tentative Agenda

  1. Call to Order
  2. Approval of Draft Minutes for theAugust 9, 2010 Meeting
  3. Alcatraz Landing, Alcatraz Cruises – Piers 31½ - 33, City and County of San Francisco [157KB ](First Review) Exhibits [10.6MB ]
    BCDC's Design Review Board and the Port of San Francisco's Waterfront Design Advisory Committee will hold a public hearing on a proposal to renovate the existing structures and outdoor spaces at Piers 31½ and 33 to provide enhanced visitor services and an interpretive center associated with passenger ferry services to Alcatraz and Angel Island. The project would involve: renovating the Pier 33 bulkhead building to accommodate an existing café and retail space with an overhead awning for outdoor dining; renovating the Pier 33 pier shed to accommodate for a ticket window, concession stands, and public restrooms; installing a covered pavilion area for ticketed passengers, benches, interpretive displays, railing, and a parking area for employees on the Pier 31½ deck; and modifying an existing driveway cut and curb alignment along the Embarcadero roadway in front of Pier 31½.
    (Ming Yeung) [415/352-3616]
  4. Adjournment

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