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Muted Plans for Proposed Fisherman’s Wharf Hotel

Muted Plans for Proposed Fisherman’s Wharf Hotel

Having faced some pushback from the City’s Planning Department with respect to their proposed approach, as originally rendered above, the plans for a five-level hotel to rise up to 40 feet in height upon on the Northwest corner of North Point and Taylor, upon which the two-story Fisherman’s Wharf... Read More »

The Plans for a Residential Addition Atop This Historic Garage

The Plans for a Residential Addition Atop This Historic Garage

Plans for a 4-story addition to rise atop the historic two-story garage at 1650 Pacific Avenue, which was designed by the O’Brien Brothers and built in 1921, adjacent to Harris’ (which was built in 1919), are in the works. And as envisioned by Feldman Architecture, a “contrasting and muted... Read More »

Mid-Market Infill Tower Closer to Being Entitled, But…

Mid-Market Infill Tower Closer to Being Entitled, But…

The Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the proposed 27-story infill tower to rise on Nordstrom’s underdeveloped parking lot parcel at 469 Stevenson Street has just been released by Planning and hasn’t raised any extraordinary red flags (other than with respect to a further shadowing of Mint Plaza). While... Read More »

Decidedly Modern Infill Dwellings Closer to Reality

Decidedly Modern Infill Dwellings Closer to Reality

First envisioned back in 2016, when the parcel was purchased for $375,000, the refined plans for a decidedly modern infill development of four single-family dwellings to be built on the undeveloped, mid-block “flag lot” at 1846 Grove Street, which is effectively bounded by the back yards of the homes... Read More »

Bonus Plans for Historic City Lights Site on the Boards

Bonus Plans for Historic City Lights Site on the Boards

With the 8-story, 200-unit micro unit development having topped out and finishing up construction next door, plans to redevelop the City Lights parcel at 1585 Folsom Street, on the corner of Folsom and 12th in Western SoMa, are in the works.  And as preliminarily massed by Ankrom Mosian Architects... Read More »

Plans for 966-Unit Hub District Tower Closer to Reality

Plans for 966-Unit Hub District Tower Closer to Reality

While originally expected to occur last year, the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the proposed 55-story tower to rise up to 590 feet in height, not including a 20-foot-tall parapet, on the former San Francisco Honda site at 10 South Van Ness Avenue is now slated to be certified... Read More »

Detailed Plans for SF’s First Drug Sobering Center

Detailed Plans for SF’s First Drug Sobering Center

Having eschewed an interim proposal for the parking lot parcel on the southeast corner of Jones and Turk to host a temporary village of tiny homes until the City’s planning for a below market rate building to rise on the Tenderloin site is completed, the detailed plans for a... Read More »

Neighbors at Odds Over Potential “Devaluing” (Of Views)

Neighbors at Odds Over Potential “Devaluing” (Of Views)

Plans to triple the size of the little 1,093-square-foot, two-bedroom Noe Valley home at 762 Duncan Street have been drawn and environmentally approved, plans which would yield a modern 3,229-square-foot home, designed “to accommodate an elderly parent moving in with the property owners,” with a three-bedroom addition atop the... Read More »

Design Standards for the Balboa Reservoir Redevelopment

Design Standards for the Balboa Reservoir Redevelopment

The detailed Design Standards and Guidelines (DSG) document for the proposed redevelopment of San Francisco’s Balboa Reservoir has just been released, with the project team aiming to secure approvals from the City’s Planning Commission, Public Utilities Commission and SFMTA Board over the next two quarters and final approval from... Read More »

Semi-Massive Redevelopment Refined, Slated for Approval

Semi-Massive Redevelopment Refined, Slated for Approval

As we first revealed back in the third quarter of 2018: With an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the formally proposed semi-massive redevelopment of CPMC’s nearly 5-acre California Hospital Campus at 3700 California Street about to be drafted, the project team has refined their plans and projected timing for... Read More »