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The Plans for That $6.5 Million Teardown in Dolores Heights

The Plans for That $6.5 Million Teardown in Dolores Heights

Purchased for $6.5 million, or a breathless “$6,069 per square foot,” back in May of 2018, plans to raze the existing 1,071-square-foot home on an oversized, 6,926-square-foot Dolores Heights lot at 3669 21st Street, with “180 degree views from Twin Peaks to San Bruno Mountain,” have been drawn (while... Read More »

Black and Blue with Stakeholders All Over

Black and Blue with Stakeholders All Over

Built in 1920, the two-story building on the northwest corner of 8th and Howard might not appear to be particularly noteworthy. But having been identified as a contributing resource to the Western SoMa Light Industrial and Residential Historic District, not to mention having been home to The Black and... Read More »

Historic Infill on the Boards

Historic Infill on the Boards

Purchased for $1.9 million in December of 2014, the historic façade of the two-story Polk Gulch building at 1217 Sutter Street was subsequently restored, the building’s interior refurbished and the Rusted Mule opened in early 2017. But the Mule shuttered at the end of last year and plans for... Read More »

The Refined Plans for That Decaying/Historic Portola Block

The Refined Plans for That Decaying/Historic Portola Block

While an attempt to landmark the decaying remains of the Garibaldi family’s old University Mound Nursery (a.k.a The Rose Factory) at 770 Woolsey Street in order to stymie the proposed redevelopment of the Portola District block was denied, a Historic Resource Evaluation (HRE) of the site has determined that... Read More »

Western SoMa Infill on the Boards

Western SoMa Infill on the Boards

With the big redevelopment of the former German Motors Collision Center building behind the arched brick façade along Berwick Place underway, plans to raze the little, 13-foot-tall industrial building on the corner of Berwick and (10) Heron Street are in the works. And as rendered by rg-Architecture, a four-story... Read More »

Refined Plans for Building Up Central SoMa

Refined Plans for Building Up Central SoMa

While plans to construct a new six-story building rising up to 65 feet in height behind the brick façade of the two-story building at 531-535 Bryant Street, which was built in 1918 and flagged as a potential historic resource, were drafted and submitted to the City back in 2016,... 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 »

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 »

Historic Auto Row Resource in Play, Zoned for 130 Feet in Height

Historic Auto Row Resource in Play, Zoned for 130 Feet in Height

Designed by the O’Brien Brothers and built to serve as a public garage back in 1925, the three-level building on the northwest corner of Franklin and Pine was recently identified as “one of the best examples of a public garage in area, due to... Read More »

Big Plans for Burned-Out North Beach Building (Site)

Big Plans for Burned-Out North Beach Building (Site)

Having been gutted by a fire in March of last year, over a million dollars has been spent to keep the historic brick façade at 659 Union Street, between Columbus and Powell in the heart of North Beach, standing. But a structural analysis has since determined that it is... Read More »