Retail in Visitacion Valley/Schlage Lock Plan

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The San Francisco Planning Department hired Robin Chiang & Company (RCC) to sketch the potential character of streetscapes in a development on the Schlage Lock property located in the Visitacion Valley neighborhood in San Francisco.

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Some of the architectural notions include parking garages wrapped in retail or residential at ground level; building walls with punched windows (vertical shapes to suggest human proportions); building walls with protrusions (awnings, balconies, stoops) to denote habitation or occupancy; streets with extended curbs, planters, landscaping and ornamental fixtures to delight pedestrians.

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