Posts Tagged ‘plaza de panama

war and peace

1, May 2013

Another chapter was added to the epic Plaza de Panama saga last week with Mayor Filner’s new proposal to close Cabrillo Bridge on weekends and restrict weekday traffic to the southwest corner of the plaza. The plan, detailed here, would free up the majority of the plaza as a gathering place for pedestrians, complete with […]

The San Diego City Council votes Monday on the Irwin Jacobs bypass bridge and parking garage proposal for Balboa Park. The $45 million dollar plan brings vehicles into the heart of the park via an unnecessary bridge and throws in some 30 foot retaining walls in Palm Canyon for good measure.  In an era where […]

at (w)its end

22, Nov 2010

wit’s end in hillcrest is closing after a rent increase at their space on robinson. look for them to resurface elsewhere within the next six months, but until then it was a cozy spot to grab a beer and check out the nfl ticket package games in the neighborhood. just wish our first visit had […]

- plans for removing parking and restoring balboa park’s plaza de panama to its original vision as a pedestrian area will be presented at the balboa park club tuesday, 4/20, at 5 pm.  here’s what the plaza looked like sunday when it was full of booths and people for the 40th anniversary of earth day. […]

the proposal to remove the 74-space parking lot in front of the museum of art in balboa park received a boost last week when mayor sanders declared his support for it. it’s not clear whether traffic would be removed altogether from this part of the park or if just the parking lot would go. personally […]



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      Description: <p>C-­3 Balboa Park Centennial Breakfast Dialogue:  A Century of Building San Diego</p><p>This is the first in a year-long series of programs envisioning the future 100 years of the built and natural environments of San Diego.</p><p>Cost: $30 members; $40 non-members<br />Special Edition: Archtober Breakfast Dialogue *<br />Major changes that forever altered the form and future of San Diego<br />Six events detailed in words and pictures by six distinguished speakers<br /> * PechaKucha style: 20 images -­ 6 minutes per presentation<br />In conjunction with the Balboa Park Centennial Celebration, C-­3 will present a year-­long series of Breakfast Dialogues on ideas and initiatives that will shape San Diego’s next 100 years built on the six pillars in Sustainable Paradise: The environment, communities, economic prosperity, international region, sustainable life and social systems. “Archtober” gives us the opportunity to announce and kick-­‐off our 2015 series while taking a look back.<br />Hosted b (View Full Event Description Here:</p>
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