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Bayview Hill Gardens

UPCOMING EVENT: Tour Bayview Hill Gardens and get a behind-the-scenes look at the development and design processes. Wednesday, September 3, 10am.

Click here to see more about this important affordable housing for formerly homeless families, and sign up for the tour!


What They Say

NPH honored David Baker Architects for 35 years of design leadership in affordable housing.

What We Say

BLOG: From the World Urban Forum in Medellin, Colombia, Amit C. Price Patel reports on the city's bold urban…


Video: Local Cache for a ResilientSF

“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat. ”


Theodore Roosevelt