Architecture and the City Festival 2015

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Architecture in Partnership: Mid-Market

SEP 22nd, TUE from 3:00PM – 8:00PM 

Find inspiration and hope at this reception and panel discussion exploring the innovative partnerships that have helped numerous arts nonprofits build and retain their homes in the Mid-Market neighborhood. Moderated by Mark Jensen, AIA, this panel of representatives from nonprofits, and the city, will share insights about the many success stories as well as the challenges and opportunities ahead. Attendees will be treated to a sneak peek of the CounterPulse Theater, recently renovated with the support of the Northern California Community Loan Fund and Community Arts Stabilization Trust and designed by Jensen Architects. The panel is planned in conjunction with the Architecture in Partnership: Mid-Market Walking Tour, starting at 3PM.

CounterPulse Theater, 80 Turk Street, San Francisco
3:00 – 5:00 pm Mid-Market Walking Tour
5:00 – 6:00 pm Reception/Doors open for Panel
6:00 – 8:00 pm Panel

Leiasa Beckham, Real Estate Consultant – NCCLF
Amy Ress, Director 1%Program – Public Architecture
Shelley Trott, Director, Arts Strategy & Ventures – Kenneth Rainin Foundation
Amy Cohen, Director, Neighborhood Program Development – City & County of San Francisco
Julie Phelps, Artistic Director – CounterPulse



This event is a part of AIA San Francisco and the Center for Architecture + Design’s Architecture and the City festival, which celebrates architecture and design each September. For more information about the festival, please visit:


September 22, 2015
3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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