click here for a list of EVPA Presidents,
starting in 1881
EVPA helps to halt the building of
a Market Street
freeway tributary, the
construction of which would have devastated the
scale and atmosphere of the neighborhood.
EVPA participates in the
creation of the
Seward Street Mini park. This unique
and charming neighborhood park boasts one of the longest curved concrete
slides. San Francisco artist and sculptor, Ruth Asawa involved
neighborhood children in creation of annual plaques installed at the park.
EVPA members participate in developing new Muni routes which
provided for the first time
routes which still ease movement between
communities without having to run into town and back out to reach desired
EVPA receives the award of a
Federal Bicentennial Neighborhood Block
Grant for its participation in the bicentennial
neighborhood street fair. This money was used to provide
new murals and
in the neighborhood.
with S.F. Police
Force representatives to promote
expanded consciousness for police officers regarding neighborhood concerns
and issues in the wake of the riot which occurred after Harvey Milk was
assassinated by Dan White.
EVPA sponsors the
construction of a new
news-vending kiosk, still in place at the
northwest corner of Castro and eighteenth street.