Corbett Heights Historic Context Statement
Upcoming Commission Hearing
August 16, 2017 – Historic Preservation Commission Hearing (starting at 12:30pm)
City Hall, Commission Chambers, Rm 400, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
The Historic Preservation Commission will review and comment on the Draft Historic Context Statement.
Photo Credit: Western Neighborhoods. Looking west on Corbett Road, 1912.
"The combination of an irregular street plan, dramatic changes in elevation, and a mix of residential buildings from every decade since the 1860s creates an area that is surprising and distinctive both at the scale of the street and at the scale of the city." - Report
Historic Context Statements are summary documents that help identify, record, and evaluate historic and cultural resources by grouping information around a common theme, area, and time period. They are established evaluative tools that provide information needed to make informed planning decisions, prioritize preservation goals, evaluate potential historic resources, and provide a narrative of a community's history. Click here to see examples of recent SF-based context statements.
Study Area Map
The Corbett Heights Historic Context Statement is being developed for the Corbett Heights neighborhood of San Francisco. The effort will document the history, patterns of development, and physical fabric of the district from the 1840s to 1974. The resulting document will create a set of preservation goals and priorities, identify sites that might qualify for historic designation, provide recommendations for future research, and create a framework for evaluating the significance of properties in this unique neighborhood.
This project is supported by a grant from the San Francisco Historic Preservation Fund Committee and is sponsored by the Corbett Heights Neighbors.
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Corbett Heights Neighbors
Michael Corbett (Consultant)
San Francisco Planning
1650 Mission Street, Suite 400
San Francisco, CA 94103