Opening event for exhibit at SPUR - "DIY Urbanism" (Sept. 7; San Francisco)
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Don't miss the opening of DIY Urbanism: Testing the grounds for social
change, an exhibit on view at the SPUR Urban Center from September
7-October 29, 2010.
Join us for this mobile street food party organized by SF Carts Project,
and featuring bites from the Pizza Hacker, creme brulee guy and Smitten
Ice Cream. Drinks and music, too!
Tuesday, September 7, 2010, 6-9 pm
SPUR Urban Center
654 Mission Street, San Francisco
Event link: spur.org/diyparty
Admission: $10-$20 sliding scale
Buy tickets here
NEW MEMBER SPECIAL
Join SPUR at the door, and your ticket donation will be deducted from a
one-year SPUR membership, which starts at $65. Look for signs at the
ABOUT THE EXHIBIT
Since the onset of the "great recession" in 2008, San Francisco, like many
American cities, has struggled through a period of economic decline and
drastically reduced public resources. Fortunately for San Francisco, a
city with a long history of entrepreneurship and social activism, citizens
have displayed great wherewithal and ingenuity in the face of budgetary
stalemates—resulting in an outpouring of innovative do-it-yourself
projects ranging from activating stalled construction sites, to
constructing temporary public plazas and parks at street intersections, to
designing pop-up storefronts, to creating a national forest in the heart
of the Tenderloin.
DIY Urbanism provides a snapshot of this burgeoning and distinctively
local movement, and explores the meeting grounds between the bottom-up
approach of DIY urbanists and the traditional top-down planning process.
DIY Urbanism: Testing the grounds for social change
Produced by SPUR
Curated by Ruth Keffer
Exhibit design by Rebar
September 7-October 29, 2010
SPUR Urban Center
654 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
Hours: Tues-Fri 11-5 p.m.
Open late Tuesdays till 8 p.m.
Support exhibits at SPUR!
Join today at spur.org/join
One-year memberships start at $65
654 Mission Street |San Francisco, CA 94105
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