The battle for who gets the Lucas Cultural Arts Museum is an epic one. The battle seems to between Chicago and San Francisco and it's the latter that has revealed it's latest weapon. A prime spot near the bay bridge, which was near the original proposal the museum failed to get a few months back.
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee plans to officially offer George Lucas a prime lot near the Bay Bridge as the site for a museum to house the "Star Wars" creator's collection of illustrative art and Hollywood memorabilia.
"It's the best site we could find both in terms of location and for winning the needed approvals in a timely fashion," said one source close to the talks.
Known as Seawall Lot 330, the site is across the Embarcadero from Piers 30-32, where just a month ago the Golden State Warriors were planning to build their 18,000-seat arena. The team is now looking at Mission Bay, having concluded that the political hurdles of the waterfront site were too high.
Read more at http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/matier-ross/article/S-F-to-offer-George-Lucas-prime-lot-for-his-5508234.php
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