Victoria Manalo Draves (VMD) Project

Scope of WorkWalkway between the play areas, which are surrounded by a cement wall and COVID safety signs

The project includes the addition of sports lighting at the ballfield and basketball court and upgrades of pathway lighting, as well as minor security updates to pathways, low walls, and fencing, to create better circulation and site visibility. 


$2.6 million comes form Privately Owned Public Open Space in-lieu of fees.

Alternative Parks During Construction


  • Gene Friend Recreation Center, 270 6th St, San Francisco, CA 94103
  • Yerba Buena Gardens (presently open 10am-5pm, Sat & Sun only), 221 4th St, San Francisco, CA 94103
  • Franklin Square, 2500 17th St, San Francisco, CA 94110
  • Mission Creek Park, Channel St, San Francisco, CA 94158


  • Jackson Playground, 17th St & Arkansas St, San Francisco, CA 94107
  • Franklin Square (soccer only), 2500 17th St, San Francisco, CA 94110


  • Yerba Buena Center, 701 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94103
  • Civic Center Plaza, 335 McAllister St, San Francisco, CA 94102
  • SalesForce Park, 425 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94105
  1. What's New
  2. Documents and Materials
  1. Capital Project Update

    VMD Construction Updates and Support for Neighboring Bessie Carmichael School

    We are several weeks away from the start of Fall and construction work continues Read on...
  2. Capital Project Update

    Construction expedited for Bessie Carmichael students

    Good news is that construction is going great! Our new utility work on Sherman was inspected and approved by PG&E Read on...
  3. Capital Project Update

    Construction progress at Victoria Manalo Draves

    Construction is moving forward quickly at VMD! Cazadoro Construction, Inc. has been a collaborative partner in accelerating the schedule Read on...
  4. Capital Project Update

    Construction begins at VMD on Monday, June 28!

    Your Victoria Manalo Draves lighting upgrades and park improvements are coming soon! Rec and Park has been working on final preparations with our contractor . . . Read on...
  5. Capital Project Update

    Construction starting soon at Victoria Manalo Draves Park in SOMA

    The Recreation and Parks Department has executed a construction contract with Cazadoro Construction, Inc. for a summer renovation of Victoria Manalo Draves Park in SOMA. Read on...
  1. Lauren Dietrich Chavez

    Project Manager
    Phone: 1-628-652-6643