The New Hunters Point community background information, planning considerations

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Published by The Agency in [San Francisco] .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • City planning -- California -- San Francisco,
  • Urban renewal -- California -- San Francisco,
  • Hunters Point (San Francisco, Calif.)

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementSan Francisco Redevelopment Agency.
ContributionsSan Francisco Redevelopment Agency (San Francisco, Calif.).
The Physical Object
Pagination21 leaves, [19] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages21
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22932977M
OCLC/WorldCa34312455

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The new Hunters Point Library is set to open to the public for the first time on Tuesday, Sept. 24 after years of delays. The education center will open sometime after the official opening of the library, although no specific date has been confirmed. There will be no designated room for the new. But that’s exactly what the Long Island City resident said happened when she visited the new Hunters Point Community Library for the first time.

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