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Old Posted Dec 16, 2020, 6:46 PM
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Originally Posted by aahuatzi View Post
People seem to be divided on this project. Many support the deal while many say it should have been housing
"the site is currently zoned for industrial use but not housing" (in the linked Chronicle piece). That, I think, says it all. A city needs land for many uses. If we turn every piece of buildable land in San Francisco into housing, the people who live in that housing will have to drive out of the city to jobs (or commute online) and we will all have to drive out of the city to buy gas or almost anything else (and for those enamored of online shopping as I am, that's what this Amazon facility would be all about).

I say go with the existing zoning which was, presumably, designated after some master planning and thought.
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