The Detroit Steps Project continues making giant strides. Launched on November 3, 2018, the multi-year and multi-phase community-led beautification project, with an objective of fashioning 186 stairs with either mosaic or colored tiles, has taken another significant step towards its goal with the inauguration of the “2020 Drawing Contest.” “The contest is to derive imaginative […]
Change Will Happen One Drawing and Step At A Time! The Detroit steps are a two-block stairway comprising 186 steps in total that run south from Detroit Street to Hearst Avenue and north from Detroit Street to Joost Avenue, bisected by Monterey Boulevard. The Detroit Steps Project (DSP) is a multi-phased community-led beautification project to […]
On Sunday, December 15th, we will have Holiday Wreath Making inside the Conservatory! IT IS FREE. We start at Noon and will finish at 4:00 PM. We will have lots of greenery and greens with red berries. My cotoneaster is revived, and it is full of bright red berries at this point. The holly is […]
The Detroit Street steps in Sunnyside are getting a spruce up and local residents can take part on June 8, when Sunnyside volunteers are scheduling a “Cleanup and Celebration Day.” During the event, neighbors will have an opportunity to work alongside DPW’s Green and Clean Team, weeding the upper and lower steps. It’s the start […]
Time to Step It Up and Have Some Neighborhood Fun! Join us on February 23, 2019 from 12 noon until 2 pm to celebrate the kick-off event for two approved proposals that will be on the the District 7 Participatory Budget ballot for 2019: Lighting Sunnyside’s Detroit Steps for Safety and Visibility Preparing Sunnyside’s Detroit Steps […]
Thanks to Sally Ross, Friends of Sunnyside Conservatory, for keeping us up to speed on so many wonderful happenings. For half a day, help keep Sunnyside Conservatory beautiful– Saturday, 10/13, 9 a.m. to Noon The Christopher Playground group has invited us to come to their playground for a hot dog after working in the Conservatory. […]
The Joost and Baden Street Mini Park has been hailed as one of the City’s loveliest spots by Curbed SF. It’s #17 on the list. Here’s the link: https://sf.curbed.com/maps/gardens-green-spaces-secret-parks-hidden-sf-map
Hundreds of people thronged the newly reopened Sunnyside Conservatory at 236 Montery Blvd. Bagpipes wailed and a host of neighborhood, city and state luminaries gave speeches, but the highlight of the day was the gorgeous new Conservatory, better than ever after a ten-year effort to rebuild the 111-year-old structure.