Bad news for George Lucas and his proposal for his art museum. The plans have been rejected by the stewards overlooking the proposals to use the land at the base of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge. The Presidio Trust consisting of seven members voted on Monday and all seven voted against Lucas’ plan and also two other plans that were also being considered.
“We simply do not believe any of the projects would be right for this location,” board Chairwoman Nancy Hellman Bechtle said at a news conference. “We didn’t think any of them quite hit the mark.”
It’s not the end of his dream however as the trust did say they would help Lucas in finding an alternative site.
David Perry, a spokesman for the producer, said the Lucas group was surprised to hear there were other possible sites for the museum in the park.
“For four years, we have been told that the only site available is the Sports Basement site, and we have worked and reworked our plan to make it work,” Perry said. “Now, literally in the past few hours, we hear there is an alternative site.”