Civic Center

Where city government, high culture, and public space intersect

A longtime center for city offices, cultural institutions like the symphony and ballet, and numerous nonprofits, Civic Center still faces issues of homelessness and crime. But it's increasingly growing its scope with a new influx of tech offices, condo towers, and bars and restaurants.

Academy of Art University master plan advances, offers new affordable housing & community benefits

The master plan meets the terms of a 2016 legal settlement with the City. The Planning Commission closed public comment on its proposed master plan last week.