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Posted on: December 26, 2023

Japantown Peace Plaza Renovation | Construction contract awarded!

Capital Project Update

Recreation and Park Commission awarded the construction contract for Japantown Peace Plaza Renovation to Plant Construction on December 21, 2023 (PDF).

Thank you to the Japantown Task Force Executive Members that voiced their support throughout this projec...

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Posted on: October 23, 2023

Japantown Peace Plaza Renovation | Construction bids opened

Capital Project Update

Japantown Peace Plaza Renovation bids were opened in a Public Works virtual meeting on October 18, 2023. Public Works Contract Administration is reviewing the bid package of the lowest bidder to confirm the package is completed. This verification will tak...

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Posted on: August 22, 2023

Japantown Peace Plaza Renovation | Construction bid opportunity now advertised!

Capital Project Update

Japantown Peace Plaza Renovation bid has been advertised! Please share the links below with interested contractors and subcontractors.

Bid Opening: 

Wednesday, September 27, 2023, at 2:30pm (conducted live online via Microsoft Teams)

Links to Bid Ad...

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Posted on: April 13, 2023

Nancy Pelosi Secures $3 Million in Funding for Japantown Peace Plaza

Capital Project Update

On Wednesday, Speaker Emerita Nancy Pelosi announced that she had secured $3 million in federal funding for the Japantown Peace Plaza Renovation Project, which will install new paving, plantings, informal seating and more. 

The Peace Plaza is an i...

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Posted on: March 13, 2023

Japantown Peace Plaza Renovation | Upcoming Opportunities to Provide Public Comment

Capital Project Update

Hello neighbors!

We wanted to share that there are a few upcoming opportunities to provide input into the Japantown Peace Plaza Renovation:

1) San Francisco Arts Commission’s Civic Design Review for Phase 2 & 3 will be taking place on Monday, ...

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Posted on: February 28, 2023

Japantown Peace Plaza Project Update | Feb 28, 2023, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Capital Project Update

Join us for an update on the renovation, being presented at a Community Briefing hosted by Japantown Task Force.

February 28, 2023 at 6:30-7:30 PM via Zoom. 

Learn more and register at: https://peaceplaza.org/

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Posted on: September 20, 2022

Japantown Peace Plaza Project Update, Sept 2022

Capital Project Update

September 20, 2022 at 6:30-7:30 PM via Zoom

The Japantown Task Force is hosting a virtual Community Briefing on the Peace Plaza Renovation Proje...

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Posted on: April 22, 2022

Japantown Peace Plaza April 2022 Update!

Capital Project Update

Bringing the vision plan to a buildable reality….

During the first quarter of 2022,  the project team addressed code issues, structure, the intricacies of access throughout the multi-level plaza, researched durable exterior materials fo...

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Posted on: January 5, 2022

Japantown Peace Plaza Project Update January 2022

Capital Project Update

Happy New Year! This year we will bring the vision plan into a buildable reality.

2021 marked a year of investigations, structural testing, materials studies and confirming the permit codes with Department of Building Inspections (DBI) and work on the pago...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

Japantown Peace Plaza project Update 5/3!

Capital Project Update

The design started this spring with our team taking a deep ‘technical’ dive into the existing structure and elements to inform each feature of the vision/concept plan. In addition, we are meeting all regulatory departments to confirm c...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Japantown Peace Plaza Project Update 3/31!

Capital Project Update

You may have seen some scaffolding erected around the pagoda over the last month. This is one part of a larger seismic study we are conducting for the Pagoda. This is an important step to take to ensure public safety as we plan for future improvements to ...

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