Commons Thursdays [VIDEO]

Civic Center Commons

3rd Thursday evenings of the month / July to October 2017

Commons Thursdays is a series of monthly events featuring music, food, drinks, and other free programming in the City’s central public spaces. Check out this video spot shot by SF Gov TV during the four events in 2017.   [embed][/embed]

The new state-of-the-art play areas in Civic Center Plaza will be completed in early 2018. Here’s a bit of background on how they came to be. In 2015, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee announced a $10 million donation from the Helen Diller Family Foundation through The Trust for Public Land (TPL) for a major renovation of the two Civic Center Plaza Playgrounds. The gift, at no cost ot the city, will transform two aging structures into vibrant, state-of-the-art play spaces. The Civic Center Commons’ central location make the soon to be Helen Diller Civic Center Playgrounds an invaluable resource to…

What Color is City Hall Tonight?

Civic Center Commons


Did you know City Hall's exterior regularly changes illumination to reflect civic pride celebrations, national or world events, and other worthy or momentous occasions? Want to know know what color City Hall will be tonight? Visit the City Hall Lights page here. Read below for more information about the light installation, its history, and related news articles, courtesy of SF GOV: Lighting Event History Photo gallery About City Hall's exterior lighting Every evening at sunset, over 220 state-of-the-art LED lighting fixtures illuminate City Hall's exterior. Normally, a soft white glow shows off the play of light and shadow on the full…