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Glass Tower To Rise Over SF Mining Exchange Building On Bush

Glass Tower To Rise Over SF Mining Exchange Building On Bush

A joint venture has been formed to develop the 19-story office tower to rise at 350 Bush, designed by Heller Manus to incorporate the terra cotta facade and columns of the landmark San Francisco Mining Exchange Building on the parcel along with the long-vacant adjacent lot. China-based Gemdale Corporation... Read More »

Plans Emerge For Conversion Of Potrero Hill Convalescent Home

Plans Emerge For Conversion Of Potrero Hill Convalescent Home

With the owner having retired and the convalescent home at 331 Pennsylvania Avenue having closed, plans to convert the historic three-story building which was constructed by the Bethlehem Steel Company in 1916 and first served as the Union Iron Works Hospital into six residential units have emerged. As proposed,... Read More »

Jimbo’s Bop City Building Unanimously Approved For Landmark Status

Jimbo’s Bop City Building Unanimously Approved For Landmark Status

Moved from Post to Fillmore Street as part of the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency’s plan to redevelop the Western Addition, 1712-1716 Fillmore Street is set to become San Francisco’s 266th Historic Landmark. Unanimously approved by San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors yesterday, the building which once housed Jimbo’s Bop City... Read More »

Historic Potrero Hill Convalescent Home Probably Going Condo

Historic Potrero Hill Convalescent Home Probably Going Condo

With the owner retiring, the 42-bed Mission Bay Convalescent Hospital at 331 Pennsylvania Avenue will be shuttered on February 24 and the historic Potrero Hill property will be sold. While a buyer has yet to be identified, according to The Potrero View and the broker handling the sale, it’s... Read More »

The Landmark Loophole And Plan To Convert The SF Design Center

The Landmark Loophole And Plan To Convert The SF Design Center

A plan to convert over two-thirds of the San Francisco Design Center at 2 Henry Adams Street from designer showroom space to general office use is in the works, a use which is currently disallowed as the 330,000 square foot building is zoned for Production, Distribution & Repair (PDR).... Read More »

Plans And Timing For Pier 70’s Historic Rehab Revealed

Plans And Timing For Pier 70’s Historic Rehab Revealed

With Forest City having secured initial Port and City endorsements for their plan to develop a mixed-use neighborhood on the Waterfront Site of San Francisco’s Pier 70 with up to 2.2 million square feet of office space; 400,000 square feet of retail, cultural, and maker uses; 1,000 housing units... Read More »

Plan To Convert San Francisco Design Center Building Pitched

Plan To Convert San Francisco Design Center Building Pitched

A plan to convert over two-thirds of the San Francisco Design Center building at 2 Henry Adams Street from showroom space to general office use has been pitched to Planning. Zoned for Production, Distribution & Repair (PDR), the conversion of the building to office use is not allowed by... Read More »

Mercy Me: Hugo Hotel Is Historically Significant, The Plan To Mitigate

Mercy Me: Hugo Hotel Is Historically Significant, The Plan To Mitigate

In order for Mercy Housing to move forward with their plans to build a new nine-story residential building with 67 affordable housing units on the corner of 6th and Howard Streets, they need permission to raze the existing Hugo Hotel and Defenestration. Situated in the middle of the newly... Read More »

The Financial Terms And Plan To Rehab Pier 70’s Historic Core

The Financial Terms And Plan To Rehab Pier 70’s Historic Core

The term sheet for the $58.5 million rehabilitation of San Francisco’s 20th Street Historic Buildings, the historic core of the Pier 70 redevelopment project, is up for review by San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors this week. Under the proposed terms, Orton Development will invest up to $14 million in... Read More »

That Pier 70’s Show: Developer Lined Up For The Historic Core

That Pier 70’s Show: Developer Lined Up For The Historic Core

With The Port having selected Forest City to lead the central Waterfront redevelopment of the 69-acre Pier 70 site last year, Orton Development has now been selected to lead the rehabilitation of the six historic buildings along 20th Street which form the “portal” to Pier. The rehabilitation of the... Read More »