Tag Archives: Dolores Heights Special Use District

SB 50 Has Been Amended – What Does that Mean for Dolores Heights?

SB 50 has been amended. Yet it still overrides San Francisco’s thoughtful planning for density and growth. And it is a top-down, cookie-cutter proposal that benefits real estate developers . It provides significant value to developers through upzoning, by-right building, … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Newsletter | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Our Affordable Housing Crisis and How SB 50 Affects Us

There is not enough housing in San Francisco for our lower- and moderate-income community, which includes many of our teachers, our firefighters, our young families, and our seniors. We need to do much more to maintain existing affordable housing and … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Newsletter | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Do you know Audrey’s Bench?

Nestled among the plants near the southwest corner of Sanchez & 21st Streets is a beautiful sculpted wood bench. Its a great place to enjoy the views from Sanchez hilltop or to catch your breath after ascending the hill on … Continue reading

Posted in History, Newsletter | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

ALERT from DHIC Planning & Land Use: SB 827 WILL UPZONE THE CITY

Come to the Town Hall meeting on Saturday, February 3 at the Taraval Police Station to Voice Your Concerns Senate Bill 827, sponsored by our State Senator Scott Wiener, will effectively upzone much of the City. It will also effectively … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Newsletter | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

New Year’s Greetings from the DHIC Board

Hello Neighbors! On behalf of the Dolores Heights Improvement Club Board, we hope that everyone had a great holiday season. Tom & Jerrys Holiday Tree – celebrating its 30th anniversary – drew many visitors. We wish you a happy and … Continue reading

Posted in Newsletter | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Mission of the DHIC Planning and Land Use Committee

One of our primary missions in the Planning and Land Use Committee (PLU) is to be vigilant in protecting the letter and spirit of the Dolores Heights Special Use District (DH SUD).  We monitor projects to ensure that they adhere … Continue reading

Posted in Newsletter | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What is the DHIC Planning & Land Use (PLU) Committee? Part 2

Dolores Heights is a special neighborhood.  We are able to enjoy views from our streets, street corners and homes.  We benefit from a wide variety of architectural styles and houses that respect our varied topography. And we love our beautiful … Continue reading

Posted in Newsletter | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What is the DHIC Planning & Land Use (PLU) Committee?

Why do we exist and what do we do?? Our goal is to be a resource to help residents engage in all phases of the planning process.  We work with neighbors to understand the City’s Planning Code & its planning … Continue reading

Posted in Newsletter | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

New Year’s Greetings from DHIC Board Chair, John O’Duinn

Hello neighbors! Watching all the election news this year, I was repeatedly reminded how important our sense of community is here in Dolores Heights. Thank you all for being such great neighbors for each other. Looking back on 2016, I saw … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Newsletter | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Letter from John O’Duinn – Chair of the DHIC Board

Hello neighbors and long-time friends. If you are new to the area, welcome to Dolores Heights – and to the Dolores Heights Improvement Club (DHIC). The DHIC was established in the 1960’s and remains an all-volunteer residential neighborhood association. We come together … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Newsletter | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment