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2 Presidio projects bring city splendor; John King Urban Design; Tidal wetlands, hilltop park take root in dramatic transformation; Crissy Field has new neighbors 7 acres of tidal wetlands and a hilltop park-to-be

Dec 13, 2020 - The San Francisco Chronicle

Amid everything else going on in this painfully tumultuous year, an initial look at the first-ever extension of Crissy Field's marsh can seem underwhelming.

At low tide right now, the area known as Quartermaster Reach in San Francisco's Presidio is little more than two threads of salt water amid wide banks of moist sand. It's no comparison to the much grander show to the east - a 14-acre reconstructed hillside that by next fall will be draped in vegetation, with trails offering vivid persp...