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Section title is "Development Team." Image: People crossing the street at the intersection of Grant and Jackson in Chinatown, San Francisco.

Chinatown Community Development Center (CCDC)

Started as a grassroots organization in 1977, today Chinatown Community Development Center (CCDC) is at the forefront of community advocacy, planning, and affordable housing development in the City of San Francisco. CCDC works with community members young and old every day to help build a stronger community in Chinatown and across San Francisco. CCDC has developed over 2,730 units of affordable housing during the 4 decades of history and currently houses over 4,500 residents.

Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation (TNDC)

Established in 1981, Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation (TNDC) has been committed to making San Francisco a better place to live. TNDC’s mission is to provide affordable housing and services for low-income citizens in the Tenderloin and throughout San Francisco, and to promote equitable access to opportunity and resources. TNDC has developed over 3,800 units and currently operates 42 properties.

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Section title is "Design Team." Image: Hand adjusts an architectural model.

The Design Team is a partnership between OMA and Y.A. Studio, who have previously collaborated with the Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation at The Avery, a mixed affordable, rental, and condo building in Transbay.


OMA is a leading international partnership practicing architecture, urbanism and cultural analysis. 730 Stanyan will be led by OMA’s New York office and Partner Jason Long, who leads a diverse portfolio in the Americas, including a number of projects focusing on urbanism and the public realm that provide an innovative approach to recreation, public health and equitable development at varying scales.

Y.A. Studio

Y.A. Studio is an experienced, San Francisco-based practice that employs a multidimensional approach to design across a wide range of projects. Established in 2004 by Principal Yakuh Askew, AIA, LEED AP, NOMA, Y.A. Studio has pursued and delivered an effective and high-quality standard of design on over 800 affordable apartments in San Francisco, consistently maintaining a sensitivity to the pedestrian and personal scale as well as the larger neighborhood context.

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GLS Landscape | Architecture

GLS Landscape | Architecture, founded in 1993 by Gary Strang, FASLA, AIA (a long-time resident of the Haight District), designs places which connect people to nature through the integration of interior and exterior spaces and materials, reinforcing spatial ideas through horticultural design.

Map of 730 Stanyan and surrounding neighborhood.
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