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Plans for Another SoMa Hotel with Penthouse Units Above

Plans for Another SoMa Hotel with Penthouse Units Above

With the designs for a slender eight-story residential building to rise on the western quarter of the Shell Station site at 300 Fifth Street having been drafted, the preliminary plans for an eight-story building to rise on the eastern three-quarters of the Central SoMa site have just been submitted... Read More »

McDonald’s Shuttered for Eleven-Story Hotel to Rise

McDonald’s Shuttered for Eleven-Story Hotel to Rise

The McDonald’s at Third and Townsend, from within which Clint Eastwood uttered, “Go ahead, make my day,” has been shuttered and its grills and fryers are being loaded onto a truck as we type. The paperwork to secure a demolition permit has been filed. And the plans for an... Read More »

Plans for a 21-Story Central SoMa Infill Hotel Revealed

Plans for a 21-Story Central SoMa Infill Hotel Revealed

As we first reported last year, “have no fear, unless you happen to rely on the parking lot at 350 Second Street or own a condo at 77 Dow Place that currently overlooks the parcel, an architect has been engaged to start working on plans for a new... Read More »

Plans for a Skinny SoMa Hotel Inspired by a Modern Parisian Design

Plans for a Skinny SoMa Hotel Inspired by a Modern Parisian Design

As proposed, the two-story concrete building at the corner of Harrison and Lapu Lapu will be razed, the 744 Harrison Street parcel will be merged with the parking lot parcel at 29 Rizal Street behind, and across the Central SoMa site a new 8-story building will rise. The plans... Read More »

Hotel to Transform Dirty Harry’s McCafe Site Closer to Reality

Hotel to Transform Dirty Harry’s McCafe Site Closer to Reality

The lease for the McDonald’s at Third and Townsend, the building for which acted as the diner from which Clint Eastwood’s Dirty Harry character would order his daily coffee, and from inside which he uttered his infamous line, “Go ahead, make my day,” expires in January 2017. San Francisco’s... Read More »

Mid-Market Micro Hotel Development at Risk

Mid-Market Micro Hotel Development at Risk

Approved for redevelopment as a 94-room hostel/hotel in 2010, the historic Joseph D. Grant Building at 1095 Market Street was subsequently sold to Synapse Capital. And in 2014, plans to partner with London-based Yotel to build 203 guest “cabins” (a.k.a. micro hotel rooms) within the Mid-Market building at the... Read More »

Revised Plans for a Prominent Sixth Street Corner and Hotel

Revised Plans for a Prominent Sixth Street Corner and Hotel

As we first reported last year, plans to raze the two-story building on the northeast corner of Sixth and Mission, a building which currently houses The Balmoral South (a 29-room residential hotel, a.k.a. SRO), a sex shop (Soma Secrets), and a couple of restaurants (Spicy Garden, Supremo Pizza and... Read More »

The City Isn’t Digging the Plans for an Historic Art Deco Garage

The City Isn’t Digging the Plans for an Historic Art Deco Garage

The designs for a six-story hotel to rise behind the historic Art Deco façade of the Central SoMa garage at 224 Townsend Street have been drawn and proposed. But the City isn’t digging the plans. As designed by Stanton Architecture for Stonebridge Reality Advisors, which is in contract to... Read More »

Plans for an Eight-Story Tourist Hotel on Sixth Street

Plans for an Eight-Story Tourist Hotel on Sixth Street

The second floor of the two-story building on the northeast corner of Sixth and Mission is currently The Balmoral South, a 29-room residential hotel (a.k.a. SRO) with a sex shop (Soma Secrets) and a couple of restaurants (Spicy Garden, Supremo Pizza and Jenny’s) below. And while San Francisco’s Planning... Read More »