San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is pitching a new spot for filmmaker George Lucas’s art museum. In our column, Matier & Ross, Andrew Ross and I reported on Thursday that Lee thinks a lot across from Piers 30-32 would be a good spot and he’s enlisting several powerful San Francisco figures for support.
Facing the possibility of losing a museum for George Lucas’ collections, an idea to place the museum at Piers 30-32 has gained support from two former San Francisco mayors.
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has asked his staff to come up with a short list of possible sites to keep Star Wars creator George Lucas’ proposed museum of filmmaking memorabilia in San Francisco, even as Lucas is considering other locations like Chicago.
Mayor Ed Lee has tasked his staff to come up with places for Lucas’ museum…
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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is telling civic leaders he wants George Lucas’ interactive museum in his city, though San Francisco is still in the running.
Filmmaker George Lucas and his wife Mellody Hobson are donating $25 million to a prestigious private school on Chicago’s South Side.
A spokesman for George Lucas said the ‘Star Wars’ creator may look elsewhere to build a museum after the Presidio Trust decided Monday to reject all three proposal finalists for a cultural-arts center in the Mid-Crissy Field location—including one from Lucas.
The Presidio Trust board has rejected all three final proposals for a cultural arts center across from Crissy Field in San Francisco, including filmmaker George Lucas’ plans for a museum.
Hundreds of people showed up Monday night for the final public hearing on what to do with a central part of San Francisco’s Presidio.