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Read the Friends of Harvey Milk Plaza
Editorial by Andrea Aiello


Bay Area Reporter, December 2017

We believe that, as citizens of the Castro,
we have a special responsibility to honor Milk at the plaza that bears his name.


2018 & 2017

February 15, 2018 - Lavender Magazine
Skirting The Issues: Idealist or Naïve: Part I.

February 10, 2018 - Queerty
Scott Wiener on PrEP, saving The Stud, and why San Francisco remains the LGBTQ haven.

February 1, 2018 - Bay Area Reporter
Designers weigh comments on Milk plaza.

February 8, 2018 - Opera Wire
Opera Meets Film: Harvey Milk As a 20th Century ‘Tosca’.

February 1, 2018 - The Independent
As a young transgender woman going into politics, this is what I've learnt from Harvey Milk.

January 29, 2018 - Waging NonViolence
Why the time-honored White House protest needs defending.

January 27, 2018 - ABC7 News
Friends of Harvey Milk Plaza Hosting 4 Community Meetings.

January 27, 2018 - Hoodline
Harvey Milk Plaza Community Meeting, event.

January 29, 2018 - California Catholic Daily
San Francisco Catholic parish to be site for re-design of Harvey Milk Plaza.

January 18, 2018 - SF Gate
'Friends Of Harvey Milk Plaza' hosts community meetings to discuss redesign.

January 18, 2018 - Bay Area Reporter
Harvey Milk Plaza redesign meetings announced.

January 8, 2018 - The Times
A plaza belongs to the people, so make them proud.

December 29, 2017 - Truthout
San Francisco Is Designing a Plaza to Encourage Civic Activism and Protest.

December 27, 2017 - YES! Magazine
The City That Still Wants to Encourage Public Protest.

December 18, 2017 - CurbedSF
Bay Area's best new new building projects of 2017: Year in review.

December 7, 2017 - Bay Area Reporter
Honor Milk with new plaza.

December 4, 2017 - Independent.ie
Varadkar pays tribute to Harvey Milk as he received key to the San Francisco. 

December 1, 2017 - NPR
LGBTQ Activist Cleve Jones: 'I'm Well Aware How Fragile Life Is'.

December 1, 2017 - Hospitality Design Magazine
Cultural Impact: Harvey Milk Plaza.

November 30, 2017 - CurbedSF
Castro livestream cams are the best thing to happen to San Francisco.

November 29, 2017 - Bay Area Reporter
Annual vigil commemorates Milk, Moscone assassinations.

November 20, 2017 - Lonely Planet
San Francisco to build new memorial honoring gay rights activist Harvey Milk.

November 16, 2017 - Bay Area Reporter
Milk's message of 'hope' shines bright in SF.

November 16, 2017 - Bay Area Reporter
Plaza architect weighs in on update.

November 10, 2017 - KQED SF
Castro Celebrates Milk’s Legacy with Rainbow Light Installation.

November 10, 2017 - Hoodline SF
Critics React To Harvey Milk Plaza Redesign.

November 9, 2017 - Queer.de
40th Anniversary Celebration.

November 8, 2017 - Neighborhoods
Perkins Eastman Team Picked to Redesign Harvey Milk Plaza.

November 8, 2017 - KTVU San Francisco
Harvey's Halo crowns Milk's election anniversary in Castro.

November 8, 2017 - CBS SF Bay Area
Neon Tribute Marks 40th Anniversary Of Milk’s Historic Election.

November 8, 2017 - CurbedSF
Architect of original Harvey Milk Plaza responds to criticism of his work and concerns over new plaza.

November 7, 2017 - Bustler
Perkins Eastman San Francisco to redesign historic Harvey Milk Plaza.

November 7, 2017 - Hoodline SF
24/7 Streaming Castro St. Cam Puts Neighborhood 'Just A Click Away'.

November 6, 2017 - SF Station
Honoring Harvey Milk - A Day of Remembrance, Illuminated Art Installation & Harvey Milk Plaza Re-Imagined. 

November 6, 2017 - Architectural Digest
Preservationists on Harvey Milk Plaza, LACMA, and the AT&T Building: Leave Well Enough Alone.

November 5, 2017 - Queerty
The Castro goes all rainbow lights fantastic to celebrate the 40th Harvey Milk anniversary.

November 3, 2017 - NewNowNext
San Francisco Revamping Harvey Milk Plaza Memorial.

November 2, 2017 - Building Design + Construction
Perkins Eastman wins competition to redesign San Francisco’s Harvey Milk Plaza.

November 2, 2017 - The Architect's Newspaper
Perkins Eastman chosen to redesign Harvey Milk Plaza in San Francisco.

November 2, 2017 - Dezeen
Gay rights activist Harvey Milk to receive stepped memorial in San Francisco's Castro.

November 2, 2017 - Bay Area Reporter
News Briefs: Milk plaza design winner named.

November 1, 2017 - Archinect News
Perkins Eastman San Francisco to redesign historic Harvey Milk Plaza.

November 1, 2017 - Next City
Winning S.F. Plaza Design Creates a Public Space for Protest.

November 1, 2017 - Contract Magazine
Perkins Eastman Wins Harvey Milk Plaza Design Competition.

November 1, 2017 - Architect Magazine
Harvey Milk Memorial Plaza.

October 31, 2017 - ABC7 News (video)
Harvey Milk one step closer to getting San Francisco memorial.

October 31, 2017 - Twitter, BloomTV
Champagne toast for Perkins Eastman, winner of Harvey Milk Plaza design contest! Talking with them about the future of Castro and Market.

October 31, 2017 - SFGate
SF architecture firm chosen to redesign Castro's Harvey Milk Plaza.

October 31, 2017 - CurbedSF
Harvey Milk Plaza redesign winner announced.

October 31, 2017 - Hoodline SF
NYC-Based Firm Wins Harvey Milk Plaza Design Competition.

October 31, 2017 - SFist
Sloped Amphitheater, Designed for Rallies, Selected for Harvey Milk Plaza Redo. 

October 3, 2017 - CurbedSF
Rainbow light installation coming to Harvey Milk Plaza.

October 3, 2017 - Hoodline SF
Castro Light Installation Honoring Harvey Milk Set For Next Month.

October 1, 2017 - SFGate
Harvey Milk Plaza to get rainbow light installation.

September 22, 2017 - SF ist
Check Out The Harvey Milk Plaza Redesign Competition Finalists.

September 21, 2017 - SF Weekly
Three Final Options Unveiled for New Harvey Milk Plaza.

September 20, 2017 - The Architect's Newspaper
One of these designs could revamp Harvey Milk Plaza in San Francisco.

September 14, 2017 - SFGate
Teams selected in competition to remake Castro’s Harvey Milk Plaza.

September 14, 2017 - Bay Area Reporter
Milk Plaza finalists revealed.

September 14, 2017 - Queerty
What do you think of the new designs?

September 11, 2017 - CurbedSF
Harvey Milk Plaza design finalists announced.

September 8, 2017 - Hoodline SF
Harvey Milk Plaza Redesign Finalists Announced.

August 26, 2017 - KQED SF
‘Come Together’ Rally Draws Thousands to Castro to Combat Hate.

August 23, 2017 - 7x7
Cleve Jones and Juanita More Plan Weekend Counter Protest in the Castro.

August 22, 2017 - LA Times
In San Francisco, you simply don't need a car on Market Street and the waterfront. In fact, you'll be happier without one.

July 26, 2017 - Hoodline SF
Activists Plan Castro Protest Against Trump's Transgender Military Ban.

June 19, 2017 - Wisconsin Gazette
Design contest, funding campaign launched for Harvey Milk Plaza.

May 31, 2017 - Bustler
Harvey Milk Plaza: A Design Competition.

May 21, 2017 - Hoodline SF
Happy (Early) Birthday, Harvey Milk.

May 18, 2017 - Bay Area Reporter
SF, Oakland to observe Harvey Milk Day.

April 18, 2017 - The Architect's Journal
Competition: Harvey Milk Plaza, San Francisco.

April 14, 2017 - ABC7 News SF
Corner of Market and Castro named after gay rights icon Harvey Milk.

April 1, 2017 - SFGate
Gilbert Baker, designer of gay pride rainbow flag, dies.

March 31, 2017 - CurbedSF
Design competition underway for underwhelming Harvey Milk Plaza.

March 22, 2017 - Wisconsin Gazette
Competition launched to redesign Harvey Milk Plaza.

March 16, 2017 - Hoodline SF
Restored, Re-Dedicated Harvey Milk Streetcar Returns To The Streets.

February 2, 2017 Hoodline SF
Harvey Milk Plaza Redesign Moving Forward, With Community's Input.

January 26, 2017 - Streetsblog SF
Castro Advocates Plan Makeover for Harvey Milk Plaza.

January 18, 2017 - Hoodline SF
'Friends Of Harvey Milk Plaza' Hosts Community Meetings To Discuss Redesign.

January 12, 2017 - Bay Area Reporter
Milk Plaza redesign gets $500K.

 


Archive

November 29, 2016 - VICE
In this excerpt from Cleve Jones's memoir, <i>When We Rise: My Life in the Movement</i>, the prominent gay rights activist delivers a speech that crystalizes Milk's impact.

November 28, 2016 - SF Examiner
SF remembers Harvey Milk, George Moscone in Castro District.

November 24, 2016 - Bay Area Reporter
Milk march to take place on Sunday.

November 22, 2016 - Hoodline SF
Harvey Milk Memorial March & Vigil - Band Together & Fight Back!

November 10, 2016 - Hoodline SF
To Reduce Overcrowding, Muni Brings Back Castro Shuttle.

November 9, 2016 - Mission Local
Anti-Trump Protesters March on Market Through Mission. 

October 20, 2016 - SF Examiner
SFMTA to bring back Castro shuttle to ease subway’s crushing crowds.

August 18, 2016 - Bay Area Reporter
New elevator, upgrades coming to Milk plaza.

March 30, 2006 - Bay Area Reporter
Harvey Milk memorials move forward.