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Where We Are

The Mission Terrace neighborhood is located in the southeastern portion of the city. Much of the neighborhood was built in the 1920's and 1930's as a development with a Spanish identity. Over the years, the neighborhood's character has undergone many external transformations. Several major transportation projects (most notably Interstate 280 and BART) directly impacted our neighborhood in both positive and negative ways. Though afforded some of the best transportation choices in the city, we struggle to balance the impact of these transportation corridors while keeping our small neighborhood identity.

Who We Are
A neighborhood coalition has been formed to work on projects to restore, beautify, and improve the neighborhood.

Latest News

  • The Mission Terrace Bridge Garden has expanded across the street. The Bridge Garden Opening will be held on Saturday, 10/13 from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM to celebrate the completion of our neighborhood's newest green addition. A photo display showing the garden's progress will be unveiled along with the performance of the Ceremony to the Four Directions by Liz Lerma. Come out to meet your neighbors plus be a part of this neighborhood celebration. For more information and invitation or Bobby's invitation.
  • Both the City and CalTrans have approved an expansion of the garden. A third planting is being planned for early December. We need volunteers! Keep in touch for more information about the exact date. Next Steps.
  • Greening has recently been completed on a portion of the median strip of Alemany Boulevard. Funding was secured to expand the planting from Congdon Street to Geneva Avenue. For more information.
  • The Planning Department has secured funding for this year's budget traffic calming and beautification on San Jose Avenue from Baden Street to Tingley Street. For more information about the initial proposal.
  • Street Tree Planting Update. Tree planting is ongoing project with the Friends of the Urban Forest. New tree planting dates are scheduled after 30 neighbors have signed up for new trees. Street Tree Planting info.
  • The Friends of Balboa Park Playground have won private funding to replace the Balboa Park Playground in March 2008. They need people of all talents to volunteer plus assist them to raise the necessary matching funds. For more information.