Re-blog: The One-Sided Love Affair between Candlestick Park and Bayview-Hunter’s Point

12Jan14

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At the end of the December the San Francisco 49ers held their last game at Candlestick Stadium. I used to live less than a mile away and walked to the stadium a couple of times to attend a game.

A San Francisco colleague, Tyra Fennell, wrote about the dichotomy of the Forty-Niner’s stadium and the neighborhood surrounding it that has seen very little positive, economic spillover benefit from decades of this high-profile destination as it’s neighbor.

The One-Sided Love Affair between Candlestick Park and Bayview-Hunter's Point.