Paradise Found: San Francisco May Be Getting Its Very Own Leather-Themed Park

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04_15_Eagle_Plaza_07_LRGGay neighborhoods may be on the decline, but at least group in San Francisco isn’t going down without a fight.

A new leather-themed cruising ground park may soon be coming to the city by the bay.

The proposed park, which is being called the “Eagle Plaza,” would be located in the heart of the city’s SOMA neighborhood, an area known for its gay leather bars and nightclubs, as well as for hosting kinky events like Folsom Street Fair and Dore Alley.

“This would provide an active hub for the LGBTQ community and added green space for the immediate neighborhood,” project manager Hannah Smith told the Bay Area Reporter, which broke the story.

The block-long “active hub” would be built right outside the Eagle bar and would be appropriately decked out in the colors of the leather flag–blue, black, white and red. It would feature spots for food trucks, picnic tables and chairs, benches, planters, and “jungle gyms” (wink, wink.)

As an added bonus, across the street, developers hope to build an apartment complex, which would be perfect for voyeurs and leather daddies alike. Between the apartment, the park, and the Eagle bar, they’d never have to leave the neighborhood.

h/t: Bay Area Reporter

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