About David Prowler
David Prowler Biography
As Special Assistant to Mayor Willie Brown and Director of the Mayor’s Office of Economic Development, David Prowler had primary responsibility for negotiating transactions and entitlements for Pacific Bell Ballpark and Mission Bay. Prior to serving in the Mayor’s Office, he was responsible for the creation of the City’s Unreinforced Masonry Building Ordinance.
Mr. Prowler served on the City’s Planning Commission from 1992 to 1996. He was Planning Director for the Chinatown Community Development Center, Field Representative for the Trust for Public Land, and served as a VISTA volunteer in Worcester, Massachussetts.
David Prowler developed the Glen Park Marketplace, a high-end grocery, public library, and fifteen condominiums in San Francisco. SPUR called it “the perfect project”.
In 1999, he established Prowler, Inc., consulting to public and private landowners and developers in San Francisco. Clients have included the SF Museum of Modern Art, Pulte Homes, One Rincon Hill, San Francisco State University, and the City itself. Most recently, he headed up a team crafting a plan for a new plaza in Chinatown, to be built in 2017 above the new Metro station.
He blogs at www.davidprowler.wordpress.com and is the author of A Telegram From Marcel Duchamp (Readymade Press, 1991). Prowler Inc.’s website is www.prowler.org