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Dilapidated Postcard Row Victorian Trades for $3.55 Million

Dilapidated Postcard Row Victorian Trades for $3.55 Million

The seven Victorian homes on the 700 block of Steiner Street, a number of which were nearly demolished in the 1970s, were developed by Matthew Kavanaugh between 1892 and 1896 and are now recognized the wold over as San Francisco’s iconic Postcard Row. While one of the most photographed... Read More »

Church Opposes Infill Housing, Cites Competition for Parking

Church Opposes Infill Housing, Cites Competition for Parking

As we first reported back in June, plans to remove ten of the eleven garage doors and parking spots at the base of the existing twelve-unit building at 1100 Fulton Street, across from Alamo Square at the intersection of Pierce, are in the works. And as proposed, the ten... Read More »

Modern Alamo Square Renovation Fetches $7.35 Million

Modern Alamo Square Renovation Fetches $7.35 Million

As we first reported last month (and have been following from its start): Purchased as a dilapidated four-unit building which had been completely stripped of its architectural integrity for $975,000 back in 2012, the complete transformation of the historic Alamo Square home at 1164 Fulton Street has been completed, as... Read More »

A Stunning Alamo Square Renovation and Hidden $7.3 Million Home

A Stunning Alamo Square Renovation and Hidden $7.3 Million Home

Purchased as a dilapidated four-unit building which had been completely stripped of its architectural integrity for $975,000 back in 2012, the complete transformation of the historic Alamo Square home at 1164 Fulton Street has been completed, as plugged-in people knew to expect. Behind the home’s new façade, which was... Read More »

$200K Price Cut For Historic Alamo Square Mansion

$200K Price Cut For Historic Alamo Square Mansion

After three months on the market listed $6.6 million, the asking price for the 11,000-square-foot Koster Mansion at 930 Grove Street has just been cut by $200K. Designed by Martens & Coffey and built as a single-family home for wine industrialist John Koster in the late 1800’s, the Alamo... Read More »

Renovated, Restored And Reduced $500K

Renovated, Restored And Reduced $500K

Designed by Albert Pissis and built in 1894, the Alamo Square Victorian at 860 Fell Street has been “meticulously renovated and restored” over the past twenty years by its current owners.  Think grand chandeliers, imported French drapery, and woodwork which was painstakingly stripped with dental tools to restore it... Read More »

Postcard Row Home Survives Another Threat, Back On The Market

Postcard Row Home Survives Another Threat, Back On The Market

San Francisco’s Postcard Row was developed by Matthew Kavanaugh between 1892 and 1896, with the first house in the row at Steiner and Grove the developer’s own home. Having survived the Great Quake, the 4,700-square-foot Victorian at 722 Steiner Street was slated for demolition in the 1970’s but survived... Read More »

Banning Tour Buses From Around Alamo Square While Allowing The Big Tech Shuttles To Roll.  For Now.

Banning Tour Buses From Around Alamo Square While Allowing The Big Tech Shuttles To Roll. For Now.

On the agenda for the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) Board of Directors tomorrow, a hearing to consider the two proposed options for restricting the operation of tour buses within San Francisco’s historic Alamo Square neighborhood which currently averages about a bus every 7.5 minutes during the day.... Read More »

Plans To Renovate And Restore SF’s Alamo Square Park

Plans To Renovate And Restore SF’s Alamo Square Park

A three-phased plan to renovate and restore San Francisco’s 13-acre Alamo Square Park over the course of six months is undergoing an environmental and architectural review. The proposed Alamo Square Park project includes the renovation of the existing restroom near the center of the park; the construction of a... Read More »

Architectural Inspiration: Fulton Street Ninety Years Ago and Today

Architectural Inspiration: Fulton Street Ninety Years Ago and Today

As we reported earlier this week, the buyer of the Alamo Square building at 1164 Fulton Street has proposed a restoration of the building’s façade, taking cues from surviving architectural elements and a historic photograph of Fulton Street in the 1920’s. A plugged-in tipster has since delivered the aforementioned... Read More »