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Treasure Island Redevelopment


Island of Sand: The History of Treasure Island

The Redevelopment Plan

Criticism and Conclusion

References & Resources

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Government/Policy Sources:

Treasure Island Development Authority Memorandum to Board of Supervisors, April 6th, 2010

Treasure Island Sustainability Plan, 2006

Academic Sources:

Bocking, Stephen. Nature's Experts. 2nd Printing, 2006.

San Francisco Chronicle:

"Treasure Island Plan a Trove Full of Promise." King, John. April 12th, 2010.

Treasure Island Board Closes Doors. Jan. 23rd, 2010, John Cote, Rachel Gordon, Heather Knight

“On a Greener Future: A vision for urban living” Ruth Gravanis and Jared Blumenfeld. December 6th, 2006.

San Francisco Examiner

“Nothing but smoke and mirrors so far in Treasure Island Development,” (op-ed) Tony Hall, 12/22/2009

“City, Navy agree to deal for Treasure Island” December 17th, 2009, Mike Aldax

“Treasure Island to be protected from rising seas.” 1/21/2009, John Upton

“Toll could welcome future Treasure Island residents.” 10/1/2008 Katie Worth.

Other sources:

San Francisco Business Journal. "Planners Envision Green, Walkable Treasure Island." 2/19/2010, Eric Young

San Francisco Business Journal. "Treasure Island Boosts Housing." 1/29/2010, J.K. Dineen

KQED Public Radio. Forum, "Treasure Island." Call-in radio show. Aired December 31st, 2009.

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Last updated:  5/7/2010


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