The Alliance in the News
Beset by pandemic, riots and the internet, Union Square plans its return.
In the midst of distancing and isolation, people came together for a few minutes Saturday to sing “I Left My Heart in San Francisco” and remember why they love the city by the bay.
The shopping district is likely to look very different in five years — if the City cooperates.
Another Union Square icon is slated for an overhaul with new plans to add residential and office to the former I.Magnin department store.
After decades as one of Union Square’s premier shopping destinations, the landmark I. Magnin building on Geary Street may soon have a new offering: condos.
Privately owned security camera networks are spreading across San Francisco and many of them are paid for by a local cryptocurrency mogul. The Union Square BID's security camera program has become the model for other neighborhoods in San Francisco to help crack down on crime on our streets.
With the help of the Union Square Business Improvement District's security camera network, law enforcement officers from agencies across California busted a multimillion-dollar fencing operation that was amassing piles of valuable items ripped off in auto burglaries and retail thefts in San Francisco.
Union Square Business Improvement District, one of the City’s first, seeks renewal
One of San Francisco’s biggest tourist destinations is tackling homelessness with a new approach, connecting with those in need and providing a connection to their loved ones.
This nonprofit helps homeless people record video messages and reunites them with long-lost loved ones
For years, Jasmine Cornett wandered the streets of San Francisco looking for her uncle Wayne, whom she hadn't seen since she was 12 years old. She often snapped photos of the homeless people she saw and sent them to her father and her aunt Lisa, asking if maybe this time she'd caught a glimpse of Wayne.