The central soma park...
will be a new 1-acre publicly-owned public open space in the heart of San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood. Located between 4th, 5th, Bryant and Brannan Streets, the site is currently used by the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission as a storage lot. The idea for the Central SoMa Park stems from the San Francisco Planning Department's Central SoMa Plan, which calls for, "a new public park in the highest growth portion of the Plan Area" (Policy 5.2.1), specifically on this storage lot site. The Central SoMa Park would be a public benefit project associated with an adjacent proposed development project at 598 Brannan Street by Tishman Speyer.
As a fully public space, the layout and programming of the park are being collaboratively designed by the city and community, guided by nonprofit Place Lab (formerly Build Public) and landscape architects Tom Leader Studio. Please learn more about our public community engagement here - and please spread the word about this exciting project!
Existing Site Photos
Central SoMa Plan Context
Sep 6, 2017. Hoodline. "City Gathering Community Input Tonight on New SoMa Park"