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RADical Oakland Tower Redesigned

RADical Oakland Tower Redesigned

Facing pushback with respect to the lack of a pronounced step back along 15th Street, which was seen as being inconsistent with “the lower height context of the buildings within 15th & Webster Historic District,” as well as its dark colors, “over use of boxy forms,” and... Read More »

Plans to Raze FLACOS for Housing to Rise

Plans to Raze FLACOS for Housing to Rise

Plans to level the 1,000-square-foot, single-story Berkeley building on the corner of Adeline and Emerson, which has been home to FLACOS over the past seven years, are in the works. And as proposed, a five-story building designed by Dinar & Associates, with 42 residential units over 4,300 square feet of... Read More »

400-Foot-Tall Downtown Oakland Tower Closer to Reality

400-Foot-Tall Downtown Oakland Tower Closer to Reality

The refined plans for a 40-story downtown Oakland tower to rise up to 400 feet in height upon the western quarter of the Downtown Oakland block bounded by Franklin, Webster, 13th and 14th Streets, a block which is currently covered by the 520-space Downtown Merchants parking garage, could be... Read More »

Bigger Plans for Mission District Lavanderia Parcel Proposed

Bigger Plans for Mission District Lavanderia Parcel Proposed

The formal application to raze the Wash Club lavanderia at 2918 Mission Street and redevelop its Mission District parcel and adjacent parking lot has been filed. As expected, while the site is principally zoned for development up to 65 feet in height, and Gould Evans had initially drafted plans... Read More »

Macro Development of Micro-Units Closer to Reality in Western SoMa

Macro Development of Micro-Units Closer to Reality in Western SoMa

Plans for a development of 200 micro-apartments to rise up to eight stories in height at 333 12th Street, on the western edge of SoMa between Folsom and Harrison, are closer to becoming reality, with the project having just been granted a Western SoMa Plan-based exemption from having to... Read More »

The RADical Plans for 28 Stories at Webster and 15th in Oakland

The RADical Plans for 28 Stories at Webster and 15th in Oakland

Speaking of Oakland rising, RAD Urban is pushing forward with a proposed 28-story tower to rise up to 353 feet in height at 1433 Webster Street, which includes the shuttered corner parcel at 359 15th Street as well. As designed by the Nautilus Group and currently being reviewed by... Read More »

Plans for Building up MacArthur Boulevard Even Higher Than Zoned

Plans for Building up MacArthur Boulevard Even Higher Than Zoned

The days are numbered for the MacArthur Carwash and tire shop at the corner of MacArthur and Martin Luther King Jr. Way in Oakland, as the corner site traded hands for $1.325 million earlier this year and plans to develop the parcel have now been submitted to the city... Read More »

Even Bigger Plans for More Housing and Height in the Mission

Even Bigger Plans for More Housing and Height in the Mission

While currently only zoned for building up to 55-feet in height, the two players picked by the Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development to redevelop the Mission District parking lot at 2060 Folsom Street were planning to invoke the City’s proposed density bonus to build up to 101... Read More »

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back Re: Plans for Flower Stand Site

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back Re: Plans for Flower Stand Site

The plans to level the Sunset District flower stand and two undeveloped lots on the southwest corner of Quintara and 19th Avenue, and construct a four-story building across the site, have taken one step forward and two steps back as the City isn’t in favor of the preliminary proposal... Read More »

SF Preparing for Potential Litigation Re: CA’s Density Bonus Law

A closed-door conference between San Francisco’s Planning Commission and Legal Counsel is underway. And while the agenda for the specially scheduled hearing doesn’t offer a hint as to the topic of the meeting, other than to “discuss with legal counsel potential litigation with the City as defendant, where there... Read More »