Residents for Noe Valley Town Square is a public/private partnership to build a permanent community open space in the heart of Noe Valley. The parking lot at 3861 24th Street, currently home to the Saturday Farmers Market, is being put up for sale. A community group is working with the City of San Francisco to purchase that property and turn it into an open space park. The project will cost at least $4M. The City of San Francisco has indicated their willingness to commit $2M from the open space fund. At least $2M in private funding from the community is needed to make this project a reality. Ever since the Noe Valley Farmers Market took root 8 years ago in this parking lot, we have witnessed how an open space can add vitality and bring together a neighborhood. Let’s build a public space Noe Valley can be proud of!
The Town Square will pay for ongoing maintenance using rental fees from activities taking place in the square, such as the farmers market. The Noe Valley Community Benefits District has agreed to work with the Town Square committee to ensure that the space is kept clean and secure.
Town Square Design: Preliminary designs for the Noe Valley Town Square were created by Chris Guillard of CMG, the same team that designed the Crissy Field project; CMG specializes in creating transformative urban spaces.