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A Look Into the Design Ideas Behind The Mission's Public Works

Host to live music, art shows, corporate events, and the SF Underground Market, Public Works fills a void in an area of the Mission district once sparsely inhabitable for social event space.

I've been frequenting Public Works, when my schedule allows, since it's opening party in September of last year. A few weeks later I asked Tyrone Tramner and manager Jeff Whitmore for a look into the design ideas behind Public Works. Started and designed by the main shareholders and former owners of the San Francisco venue Mighty, the motive of Public Works was to offer a community space reflective of the real needs and desires of the surrounding creative commonwealth.

 Public Works provides artists no-cost studio space and residencies as well as a gallery for rotating art shows and a portion of the earnings go to non-profit organizations in the area.  Read more...