28th Street is at a key point in its development story. The arrival of BART can help accelerate implementing the areas Urban Village Plans. Current City plans would allow for about 3.6 million square feet of new development in the 28th Street/Little Portugal Station Area.
The market potential within the station area can accommodate much more development. Taking advantage of the possibilities will require channeling this growth into development that contributes to a dynamic, welcoming place for residents, workers, and visitors to the 28th Street/Little Portugal Station Area.
Part of the solution will be implementing the principles of good placemaking, new development and public improvements to promote:
- Creating Great Places
- A compact and walkable urban environment
- An engaging and vibrant public realm
- A respect for local context
- A diverse and balanced community