2019 Honorees

Please join the Yerba Buena Alliance in celebrating our 2019 Honorees.

Organizational Champion Award


We recognize Webcor Builders for their role in in the creation and growth of Yerba Buena building some of the most iconic buildings in Yerba Buena: Four Seasons Private Residences at 706 Mission, St. Regis Museum Tower, W Hotel San Francisco, Intercontinental Hotel San Francisco, SFMOMA Expansion, Moscone Convention Center Expansion, Museum Parc, and One Hawthorne. Their many projects within the Yerba Buena District help to define the skyline creating spaces with the eye to innovative design, sustainability and the needs and vision of the community.

Unsung Hero Award

Michelle Delaney

We honor Michelle Delaney for 20 years of creating community both as the Managing Partner of 111 Minna Gallery, her work on the YBCBD Board and her continuing support of many and varied nonprofits. With her help the vision of 111 Minna Gallery became a meeting place for local talent that included all types of artists, designers and musicians and would later grow to gain international acclaim among more underground and urban art scenes around the globe. Her philosophy is to create a positive, fun life experience for her staff, artists and public.

Guardian of the Gardens Award


Acknowledging SOMACC as a model for serving children, their families and the South of Market (SOMA) community by providing quality early childhood education and free comprehensive family support services in a safe and nurturing environment for almost 50 years. Since opening SOMACC expanded to include South of Market Family Resource Center, Judith Baker Child Development Center and soon the Transbay Development Center serving 130+ infants, children and hundreds of families of low-income, immigrant and homeless population.