Accomplishments


  • Brought the holiday spirit to North Beach with local merchants/residents with Buon Natale and the Festival of Lights.
  • Initiated surveys to re-introduce the Farmer’s Market to North Beach residents.
  • Sponsored N.E.R.T. Training for the neighborhood.
  • Informed the neighborhood of proposed Columbus Avenue projects.
  • Received monies from the City’s Participatory Budget to finish/repair Bill Weber’s Jazz Mural on Columbus Avenue and Broadway Street. The mural signifies the neighborhood to the community and tourists and is the entrance to North Beach, the Barbary Coast, Chinatown, Telegraph Hill, and Broadway Street.
  • Improved neighborhood open space:
    1. Helped preserve the North Beach Festival.
    2. Helped in the creation of a new Michelangelo Park playground and community garden on Greenwich Street
  • Fought successfully to secure and preserve the 40′ height limit and to reduce the proliferation of billboards in our commercial district.
  • Cleaned up graffiti.
  • Worked to reduce noise and expansion of late-night music clubs.
  • Collaborated with Citizens Advisory Committee to preserve and enhance fishing industry at Fisherman’s Wharf.
  • Responded to members’ request for assistance with neighborhood problems.
  • Prevented large chain stores from opening on Columbus Avenue (e.g. Rite Aid & Medical Cannabis Dispensary).
  • Helped preserve Washington Square Park.
  • Informed neighborhood of Central Subway coming to North Beach by conducting forums and inviting the MTA, SPUR, SaveMuni, Mayor Lee’s and David Chiu’s Offices, to speak to residents.