Articles Filed Under: Design & Architecture

(3,800 posts)
Dolores Heights View Home’s Value Dropped 11 Percent

Dolores Heights View Home’s Value Dropped 11 Percent

As we first outlined back in October of last year: Joining the ranks of newly reduced homes is 4085 20th Street, a modern 3,720-square-foot Dolores Heights home perched above Dolores Park, with “breathtaking views” from each of its three levels, “outstanding craftsmanship, thoughtful design and ethereal beauty,” and a... Read More »

Prominent Penthouse Fetches at $4.85 Million Price

Prominent Penthouse Fetches at $4.85 Million Price

As we outlined last month: The signature penthouse unit atop the historic Clock Tower Lofts Building at 461 2nd Street hit the market in the second quarter of 2016 with a bit of fanfare and an $8.5 million price tag. Positioned as the “ultimate San Francisco trophy property,” the... Read More »

High-End Loft Just Fetched a Mid-2015 Price, But…

High-End Loft Just Fetched a Mid-2015 Price, But…

As we outlined back in January, just two months ago: Purchased for $1.85 million in mid-2015, the remodeled two-bedroom, 1,565-square-foot unit #216 in the Oriental Warehouse building at 650 Delancey Street (“the premier historic live/work loft conversion building located in San Francisco’s hip South Beach neighborhood”) returned to the... Read More »

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 »

Million Dollar Reduction Moves Updated Mission Home

Million Dollar Reduction Moves Updated Mission Home

As we outlined last week: Purchased as a 2,000-square-foot property, “in need upgrading,” for $1.31 million in May of 2018, the single-family home at 1160 Florida Street has since been redesigned by Martinkovic Milford Architects, completely renovated (“no stone has been left unturned”) and expanded to 2,800 square feet... 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 »

Refreshed Noe Valley Condo Suddenly Returns

Refreshed Noe Valley Condo Suddenly Returns

As we outlined at the end of last year: Purchased for $1.95 million in June of 2015, the 1,753-square-foot unit #7 in the former St Paul’s Primary School building at 300 Valley Street returned to the market priced at $2.195 million this past September, at sale at which would... 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 »

Now Listed for a Million Less in the Mission

Now Listed for a Million Less in the Mission

Purchased as a 2,000-square-foot property, “in need upgrading,” for $1.31 million in May of 2018, the single-family home at 1160 Florida Street has since been redesigned by Martinkovic Milford Architects, completely renovated (“no stone has been left unturned”) and expanded to 2,800 square feet of habitable space, featuring a... 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 »