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MVRDV’s mixed-use The Canyon is ready to play ball in San Francisco

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The pivotal first residential development that will eventually form the cornerstone of San Francisco’s new Mission Rock neighborhood topped out last week, representing a milestone for the city and designers MVRDV.

MVRDV's mixed-use The Canyon is ready to play ball in San Francisco
Previously: Construction begins for MVRDV’s latest ‘rocky’ mixed-use tower in San Francisco. Street view. Visualization © Pixelflakes/Courtesy of MVRDV

Featuring a suite of ground-floor retail spaces and 50,000 square feet of offices in addition to its 283 residential units (of which 102 are considered below market rate), The Canyon is the first of four buildings comprising the initial phase of a comprehensive masterplan developed by the San Francisco Giants baseball team and Tishman Speyer that will deliver a new 28-acre mixed-use neighborhood to the area south of Oracle Park. 

MVRDV's mixed-use The Canyon is ready to play ball in San Francisco

Image © Barry Fleisher courtesy MVRDV

The culmination of a 14-month construction period that began in late February of last year, the new development is defined by a topographically-inspired design d…

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