About Paul Chasan
Paul Chasan just celebrated his 4-year anniversary as an urban designer with the San Francisco Planning department. He manages the implementation of landscapes in Rincon Hill and Transbay planning areas, and co-manages the City’s Living Innovation Zone program. Paul formerly managed the Department’s Parklet Program where he authored the San Francisco Parklet Manual and was the lead urban designer for the Green Connections project.
Paul has over 10 years’ experience working in various capacities in positions related to the built environment in the public, private and nonprofit sectors. Paul master’s degrees in Urban Planning and Landscape Architecture from the University of Washington.
In his spare time, Paul enjoys biking and admiring utility access panel covers. He also sits on the board Youth Art Exchange, a San Francisco organization that provides free after-school arts classes for youth in the City’s public school system.