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When Up is Down: Apples-to-Apples in the Mission

When Up is Down: Apples-to-Apples in the Mission

As we outlined last month, the signature 1,886-square-foot end unit #203 in the three-unit building at 201-207 Guerrero Street, which was designed by Kennerly Architecture and built in 2004, features an open main floor with a double height living room and corner windows; a total of three bedrooms and... Read More »

Muted Appreciation for a Modernized Victorian (And Its Past)

Muted Appreciation for a Modernized Victorian (And Its Past)

As we outlined back in June of 2017: Purchased as a 2,136-square-foot home for $1.995 million in 2014, the Cole Valley Victorian at 164 Belvedere Street (which had once been owned by the iconic Rolling Stone photographer Baron Wolman, who photographed Jerry Garcia and Janice Joplin, among others, in... Read More »

Impact of Modern Infill Development Challenged

Impact of Modern Infill Development Challenged

The “necessary, desirable, and compatible” plans for a decidedly modern infill development of four little single-family dwellings to rise up to 20 feet in height on the undeveloped “flag lot” at 1846 Grove Street – a parcel which is effectively bounded by the back yards of the homes fronting... Read More »

Up and Down for a Signature Unit in the Mission

Up and Down for a Signature Unit in the Mission

Designed by Kennerly Architecture and built in 2004, the signature end unit of the three-unit building at 201-207 Guerrero Street, unit #203, features an open main floor with a double height living room and corner windows; a total of three bedrooms and three baths; an office mezzanine; a private... Read More »

Waylaid Infill Development Re-Slated for Judgment this Week

Waylaid Infill Development Re-Slated for Judgment this Week

Slated to be heard last month but then waylaid (anew) by the City’s Stay-at-Home order, San Francisco’s Planning Commission is now expected to virtually render its judgment on the refined plans for a decidedly modern infill development of four single-family dwellings on the undeveloped, mid-block “flag lot” at 1846... Read More »

Decidedly Modern Infill Dwellings Closer to Reality

Decidedly Modern Infill Dwellings Closer to Reality

First envisioned back in 2016, when the parcel was purchased for $375,000, the refined plans for a decidedly modern infill development of four single-family dwellings to be built on the undeveloped, mid-block “flag lot” at 1846 Grove Street, which is effectively bounded by the back yards of the homes... Read More »

Neighbors Challenge Plans for “Incompatible” Mansion

Neighbors Challenge Plans for “Incompatible” Mansion

As we first revealed back in November of 2017: Purchased as an oceanfront “fixer” for $11 million in April of 2015, plans to demolish the existing 4,600-square-foot home at 178 Sea Cliff Avenue are in the works.  And as envisioned, a modern 10,400-square-foot mansion, which includes a 2,000-square-foot basement... Read More »

The Framework for a Modern Addition (And Neighbor’s Ire)

The Framework for a Modern Addition (And Neighbor’s Ire)

Plans for a modern addition to the existing setback, three-unit building at 254 Roosevelt Way have been in the works for nearly two years. As designed by The Open Workshop, the footprint of the existing structure would be extended to the street, along with two new basement levels, a... Read More »

Planning Pans ‘Degrading, Non-Subservient’ Addition in the Mission

Planning Pans ‘Degrading, Non-Subservient’ Addition in the Mission

As we first reported earlier this year, plans for a modern addition to rise atop the historic commercial building at 2965-2967 Mission Street, which Endgames Improv purchased for $2 million back in March of 2018, have been sketched by DNM Architecture. While the building’s Mediterranean Revival style façade would... Read More »

House of Light Returns Listed for a Million More

House of Light Returns Listed for a Million More

Having hit the market priced at $8.5 million in 2016, the award-winning “House of Light,” which was designed by the late modernist architect John Thodos and built on a wooded Menlo Park parcel back in 2010, ended up selling for $5,537,500, or roughly $1,099 per square foot, last year.... Read More »