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One Rincon Hill: Another Fontana Or Transamerica In The Making?

One Rincon Hill: Another Fontana Or Transamerica In The Making?

As far as we’re concerned, it’s simply too soon to judge. And of course, it’s too soon to know. But a reader puts it quite well, “Is One Rincon the Fontana Building, or the Transamerica Pyramid, of the first decade of the 21st Century?” The Fontana Building has been... Read More »

Glassworks: Going Once, Going Twice At Two PM Today

Glassworks: Going Once, Going Twice At Two PM Today

An eagle-eyed reader notices that condo number 401 in the Glassworks (207 King Street) is tentatively scheduled to be auctioned off on the steps of City Hall at 2:00 PM today (7/9/07). And if PropertyShark is correct, while the condo last changed hands on 1/9/2004 for $820,000 (and looks... Read More »

Plugged-In Readers Ask, Plugged-In Readers Answer (We Hope)

Plugged-In Readers Ask, Plugged-In Readers Answer (We Hope)

1. “Anybody know what’s up at 13th & Harrison (across from the esteemed Eagle)? The ramshackle building on the corner (part of the whole block complex that’s been fenced off for years) was finally demolished this weekend. Including all the defunct buildings on the site (the only functioning business... Read More »

Out With The Old: 45 Lansing And The Lot Around Watermark

Out With The Old: 45 Lansing And The Lot Around Watermark

Paul Hwang of Skybox Realty captures the demolition of 45 Lansing. Cater-corner to One Rincon Hill, 45 Lansing is slated to become 305 uberluxury condominiums (“the most upscale development the new neighborhood has seen, with “exotic” marble baths, Italian Snaidero cabinetry, Gaggenau cooking appliances, Jacuzzi hydrotherapy tubs with built-in... Read More »

There Was And There Is: A Reader Reports on 118 Joost

From a plugged-in tipster: “Just to follow up on your listing of 118 Joost. I just talked to my broker who informed me the seller received 7 offers with the winning bid going 100K over.” ∙ There’s Something To Be Said For Pride Of Ownership (When There Is) Read More »

Readers Report: Big Demand For Big Rentals (For Big Money)

Readers Report: Big Demand For Big Rentals (For Big Money)

While we can’t confirm a reader’s comment yesterday about recently renting 2786 Broadway, it does remind us that we’ve been remiss in publishing another contribution from Seb (a seriously plugged-in reader): Big Demand For Big Rentals (For Big Money) If you don’t want to buy in Pacific or Presidio... Read More »

A SocketSite Reader Reports: 130 Santa Ana Avenue

A SocketSite Reader Reports: 130 Santa Ana Avenue

A plugged-in SocketSite reader reports: “Just stopped in at 130 Santa Ana…Very cool house, and like a mini-time capsule (and not in a bad way). According to the statement it was built in 1949 and is on the market for the first time. The owner was State Senator Gene... Read More »

Weekend Reminders: SocketSite Survey And San Jose Gathering

1. Two days left to take the SocketSite reader survey (which ends Sunday at 5). 2. Thirty (or so) spots left for our San Jose gathering (next Thursday at 6). Read More »

A Plugged-In Reader Recommends: 119 Hancock Street

A Plugged-In Reader Recommends: 119 Hancock Street

A longtime reader recommends taking a look, and we have to agree. If not for the Bertazzoni (in the kitchen), custom sound dampening (it is the lower unit), and lighting/green technology (“…the owner is an energy conservation and lighting expert, the remodel has been designed with Green technologies and... Read More »

Twenty Easy Questions: Who Are You And What Do You Think?

It has been almost two years since our last reader survey (in which the majority of respondents predicted an increase in housing prices through the end of 2007). During that time we’ve gone from attracting 10,000 unique visitors a month to well over 10,000 a day. And while we... Read More »