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starr king open space potrero

Starr King Open Space

Cherished for city vistas, this off-the-beaten-path haven is beloved by flora and fauna alike

At three-and-a-half-acres, Starr King Open Space seems like it was somehow forgotten when all the rest of Potrero developed around it.

An Open Space, Not a Park

An open space is an environmentally protected area which people may enjoy but which may not be developed with the usual park amenities.

How Starr King Open Space Began

By clearing so-called invasives and encouraging plant life that is natural to the area, native plant life has been restored and encouraged, since Starr King Open Space became dedicated in 1984. The site was originally cleared and bequeathed by Barratt Construction, developers of Parkview Heights, a nearby housing development.

Visit to join the community fun as our gift to you during this year's "holidays at home" Shelter in Place.

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