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ENR California Announces 2023 Best Projects Winners

July 2023

ENR California is pleased to announce the winners of its 2023 Best Projects competition.After several weeks of hard work, an independent group of AEC experts reviewed 75 projects from across California and Hawaii and selected 26 Best Projects and 16 Awards of Merit. SFMTA's Central Subway, an MCK project won best in class for transportation! 

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Former reservoir on San Francisco's Russian Hill transformed into new city park 

April 2022

After being fenced off for 80 years, the site of the former Francisco Reservoir on San Francisco's Russian Hill is now open to the public as the city's newest park. Francisco Park, which is on Bay Street between Larkin and Hyde, sits upon the original site of the Francisco Reservoir, the city's first reservoir. Considering its history, it was only fitting that city leaders celebrated the park's opening on Wednesday with a watering ceremony.

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Central Subway Testing Trains - KTVU News

August 2021

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is now testing Muni trains in the yet-to-be completed Central Subway Project. MCK has provided over a dozen roles for the project during its duration.





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New Russian Hill park  opening

August 2020

Read more from SF Examiner, details of Francisco Park opening. The historical landmark, which is located in what would've been some of the city's most prime real estate will instead be a beautiful stopping point for runners, passersbys and tourists near Fisherman's Wharf. 

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SF Parks Commission Gives Go-Ahead to New Francisco Park on Russian Hill

March 2018

San Francisco’s Recreation and Park Commission approved design plans to transform the long-abandoned Francisco Reservoir on Russian Hill into a new park by a 6-1 vote Thursday.



Best Landscape/Urban Development: Francisco Park ENR MAGAZINE

October 2022

Constructed in the footprint of a historic city reservoir facility, the 4.25-acre park features a multi-use lawn, children’s playground, dog park, and community garden. The project was an ENR award for 2022 California Best Projects for Best Landscape/Urban Development. 


Francisco Park's World-class stormwater catchment system 

August 2021

After the Storm: How San Francisco utilizes rainwater. Read how Francisco Park's stormwater capture will store 500,000 gallons of water - enough to irrigate most of the park sustainably.

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SF to Break Ground on Most Expensive Park in City History

June 2021

Enter stage left - India Basin Park, which will transform lot in SF's  Bayview area into a centerpiece of a chain of parks and easements linking 1.7 miles of southeastern shoreline and 64 acres of open space. The project has been in the planning stages for at least 10 years and is budgeted at $140 million, the largest for a city park project, ever. MCK has been providing estimating services on the project. 

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Local Park Boosters Eye the Finish Line

November 2018

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It is a sunny day atop Russian Hill. From this quiet perch, the city spills in colorful patterns to the waterfront, where piers stretch out fingerlike toward Alcatraz and the misty hills beyond. It’s worth noting, says Launce Gamble, that there tend to be at least a few more sunny days in Russian Hill than some other places in the city..."

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Construction Begins on Luxury Hotel at SFO

June 2017


Sleeping at the airport is no fun, but soon travelers who need to spend the night at SFO can do so in a luxury hotel.

A ceremonial groundbreaking was held for a new 351-room Grand Hyatt hotel located directly at the airport.

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San Francisco's biggest public park in nearly 40 years opens on Russian Hill 

May 2022

Eye level with Alcatraz and within earshot from the dinging bells of a Powell-Hyde cable car, Francisco Park may have just become the hottest new park in San Francisco.

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Foster City Levee Project Making Progress

August 2021

"The Foster City levee improvement project to protect homes and infrastructure from rising sea levels is proceeding on schedule and making good progress, with Bowditch Middle School student dropoff plans facing changes due to construction.

City Manager Peter Pirnejad said construction teams had made significant progress in the last two months, and the city was happy with the project timeline..."


November 2020

The San Francisco International Airport

 announced that its on-airport hotel, the Grand Hyatt at SFO, has been honored nationally for its collaboration construction approach. In their 2020 Awards, the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) recognized the Grand Hyatt at SFO with a National Award of Excellence in the “Commercial/Office” category. 

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Say Hello to Francisco Park

July 2018

The unused Francisco Reservoir site in Russian Hill is a 4.2-acre site that has been left neglected for the past 70 years. Now, the City of San Francisco has given the community a unique opportunity to transform this site into a brand new public park overlooking some of the most famous scenery in the world. We invite you to become a part of this amazing project.

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Peninsula Pipelines Seismic Upgrade Project

December 2016

Mention of the San Andreas Fault can send a trickle of dread down the spines of many Californians. Running hundreds of miles across California, this fault looms as an increasingly present threat of a massive earthquake. Alternatively, its presence is a reminder to proactively face such a disaster. Upgrades like the Peninsula Pipelines Seismic Upgrade Project (PPSU) strengthen the northern San Francisco Peninsula’s earthquake readiness.

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