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Construction Team Treads Lightly Around Moscone Convention-Goers

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At the $500-million Moscone Center Expansion site in San Francisco, crews are racing to complete a major component of the project’s second phase—the east half of the Moscone South building. Meanwhile, demolition is just beginning on a portion of the old Moscone South building to make way for Phase 3, which, among other things, will entail building the western half of the new structure...

According to Keith Boswell, partner with SOM, the expansion will maximize the available footprint, create light-filled interior public spaces and boost the facility’s connection to the surrounding urban fabric using pedestrian-friendly spaces, outdoor terraces and a more open and transparent facade.

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