San Francisco Flower Mart Vendors Will Ask Voters To Stop Developers From Turning Site Into Tech Campus
San Francisco flower vendors along with the help of a former mayor, announced a plan on Wednesday to ask voters to save the City’s historic Flower Mart from a real estate developer that wants to turn the SoMa site into a technology campus.
Former Mayor Art Agnos is calling on Mayor Ed Lee to come to the San Francisco Flower Mart building and tell the tenants what the city is going to do to protect them from eviction as its long-term lease is about to expire.
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.
Agnos led a group that was strongly opposed to a proposed plan to build the new arena along The Embarcadero, at Piers 30-32.
Former San Francisco Mayor Art Agnos and Golden State Warriors’ President Rick Welts face off on the opposing arguments over building a sports arena on San Francisco’s waterfront.