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Presidio Trust Receives Final Proposals for Mid-Crissy Field Site

Tuesday, Sep 17, 2013
WHAT: The Presidio Trust received three distinct proposals for new cultural institutions to redevelop the stunning Mid-Crissy Field area:   The Bridge/Sustainability Institute - proposed by the Chora Group and WRNS Lucas Cultural Arts Museum - proposed by George Lucas Presidio Exchange - proposed by Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy   The full project proposals are now available on the Trust's website atpresidio.gov. The public can hear directly from the project sponsors at a community meeting next Monday, September 23. Meeting participants will learn about each of the proposals and be given a chance to interact directly with the teams.  This follows a series of public meetings which took place during the project concept phase earlier this year when the proposals had been narrowed from 16 concepts to three.     For further details about the project visit theMid-Crissy Field section of the Trust website.  In advance of Monday's meeting, the community is encouraged to provide feedback on each of the proposals through the Trust's website, email, mail or social media sites. WHEN:     Monday, September 23, 6:30 PMHerbst Theater, 385 Moraga Avenue, San Francisco, CA WHO: The Chora Group and WRNS representingThe Bridge/Sustainability Institute The George Lucas Team representingLucas Cultural Arts MuseumGreg Moore, Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy representingPresidio Exchange VISUALS:   ·      Renderings of the three design proposals ·      Leaders from each of the three proposed projects ·      Testimonials and comment about the three projects from the community   MILESTONES:   ·      Now, Public Commentpresidio.gov ·      September 23, Public Meeting with the project teams ·        October 24, Public Board Meeting with opportunity for comment CONTACT: To schedule an interview, please contact: Dana Polk, Senior Advisor, Media and Government Relations, The Presidio Trust Phone: (415) 640-1208 Email:DPolk@presidiotrust.gov"