Transforming Crissy Field

by Brad Porter, P.E., (M.ASCE), Civ. and Coastal Engr.; Moffatt & Nichol Engrs., Walnut Creek, CA,


Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2003, Vol. 73, Issue 3, Pg. 38-45


Document Type: Feature article

Abstract:

The Presidio's Crissy Field in San Francisco has been converted from a military airfield and industrial storage yard into a magnificent urban waterfront park. Thanks to a $32-million restoration project, the site now boasts an expanded beach with restored dunes and a tidal marsh.



Subject Headings: Ecological restoration | Coastal management | Parks | Airports and airfields | Municipal water | Water storage | Military engineering | Industries

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