A "front porch" for the performing arts


oak plaza design fast facts

Location: Oak Street between Van Ness Avenue and Franklin Street (near intersection of Market & Van Ness), San Francisco

Size: ~13,000 square feet 

Vehicular Access: One-way westbound shared public way demarcated by 4-inch curb, 20-foot width near Van Ness widening to 30-foot width near mid-block crossing.

Stewardship: 100% public space in perpetuity, with maintenance provided by neighboring landowners via a voluntary 100-year special tax district (Community Facilities District)


Design team

Landscape Architect: Snøhetta

Project Management Team: Place Lab

Project Sponsor: BUILD Inc.