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Sponsored by the Urban Land Institute, a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit that is one of the nation’s premier organizations devoted to urban planning and development issues, the nine-member team offered its recommendations Friday. They included the creation of a powerful new public entity to run Eastern Market.
The consultants seem to be well-versed in the language of Cool Cities,
Eastern Market should encourage creation of loft housing to meet an off-beat market that wouldn’t mind coexisting with delivery trucks and the public market. “We want to let the technos overlap with the warehouses and see what comes out,” said panelist Sian Llewellyn, a San Francisco-based consultant.
(story c/o George Hotelling)
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