About Us

Dolores Park Works is a nonprofit park advocacy and service organization celebrating, preserving and enhancing Dolores Park for all her diverse patrons since 2009.

Our Goals

  • Celebrate the unique role of the park in patron’s lives
  • Pursue continuous improvement of the park’s natural beauty, sustainability and supporting infrastructure
  • Permeate pride, stewardship, and responsibility among park patrons
  • Promote Gov 2.0 effective communication, engagement and accountability best practices between park patrons and city officials

Dolores Park Works Steering Committee

Robert Brust, Founder, Chair of Steering Committee

Robert lives in the Mission Dolores area with his partner of 22 years, Joel Costa. He is a private chef and caterer and is on the board of the Dolores Heights Improvement Club where he helps produce the annual neighborhood block party.  An avid organic gardener, he tends a plot at Ogden Terrace Community Gardens in Bernal Heights.

Robert Lord, Founder

Rob Lord is a forty-something Mission Dolores resident, husband, father of a young daughter, dog owner, serial Internet entrepreneur and frequent park reveler.  Rob’s steering committee chair duties include things digital, directional and dialectal. Rob blogs at http://roblord.org/ and tweets at @r0bl0rd.

Dolores Park Works Staff

Lauren Hartman
Lauren is a San Francisco artist and gallery installation pro. You may have recently encountered her 20′ long squid in the window of 826 Valencia. Lauren is point on Dolores Park Works event planning and coordination.

Eric and Christine Celic Strohl
Eric and Christine are brand identity, speciality packaging, trademark, logo and typographical designers living in Mission Dolores. Together, they are responsible for the beautiful Dolores Park Works brand system.We are forever in their debt. Thank You!

Dolores Park Works Alumni

Crystal Vann Wallstrom, founder

  • Past steering committee chair, Dolores Park Works
  •  Zenmark, client and operations manager

Gideon Kramer, founder


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