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Bad News for Hemlock as Plans for Development Move Forward

Bad News for Hemlock as Plans for Development Move Forward

Plans to level the three-story building which stretches from Hemlock to Sutter, on the west side of Polk Street, and develop a six-story building with 54 apartments averaging around 500 square feet apiece over three ground floor retail spaces and a basement garage for 26 cars are moving ahead.... Read More »

A Clinical Addition, Micro Units and Potential Setback on Polk

A Clinical Addition, Micro Units and Potential Setback on Polk

North East Medical Services (NEMS), a non-profit community health center, is planning to build a new medical clinic at 650 Polk Street by adding four new stories atop the existing garage currently occupied by Audiologix and adjacent to Brenda’s French Soul Food. The proposed project would rise to a... Read More »

Polk Street Holdout Home Poised for Redevelopment

Polk Street Holdout Home Poised for Redevelopment

Built in 1914, the little single-family home at 2815 Polk Street has been boarded up for years, having been owned by an out of towner and long a target for vagrants and vandals. A local finally managed to buy the building for $820,000 at the end of 2013. And... Read More »

Potential for Whole Foods and Formula Retail on Polk Remains

Potential for Whole Foods and Formula Retail on Polk Remains

While San Francisco’s Planning Department had recommended the City’s Planning Commission support a modified prohibition on new Formula Retail establishments along the Polk Street corridor, with an exception for developments where the ratio of residential uses to new formula retail was at least 3:1, the Commission voted 4 to... Read More »

Prohibition on Formula Retail Likely for Polk, but with a Big Twist

Prohibition on Formula Retail Likely for Polk, but with a Big Twist

With the neighborhood fight over the former Lombardi Sports site at 1600 Jackson Street having reached a fevered pitch, and battle lines having been drawn over a proposed Whole Foods 365, the City’s Planning Commission is poised to institute a prohibition on new Formula Retail establishments opening along the... Read More »

Polk Street Rising: The Refined Plans for a Prominent Corner Parcel

Polk Street Rising: The Refined Plans for a Prominent Corner Parcel

The Polk Street Boxing Gym has been shuttered. The Out of The Closet Thrift Store and adjacent Fashion Exchange should soon follow suit. And if approved at the end of this month, a seven-story building with 63 condos over 8,000 square feet of new retail space and an underground... Read More »

Polk Street Rising: Designs For Prominent Corner Parcel

Polk Street Rising: Designs For Prominent Corner Parcel

The designs for a seven-story Polk Gulch building with around 50 condos over four ground floor retail spaces to rise on the southeast corner of Polk and California are working their way through Planning.  The development would result in the Polk Street Boxing Gym, Fashion Exchange and Out of... Read More »

Plans For A Gourmet Grocery And Restaurant Hall On Polk

Plans For A Gourmet Grocery And Restaurant Hall On Polk

The operators of ‘The Market’ grocery and food emporium at the base of the Twitter building on Market Street are planning an expansion to Polk, with designs to renovate the former Big Apple Grocery site at the corner of Polk and Clay, designs which include a 7,000-square-foot grocery, nearly 5,500... Read More »

Polk Street Rising, Hemlock Could Be Razed

Polk Street Rising, Hemlock Could Be Razed

Speaking of Polk Street, the three-story building which stretches from Hemlock to Sutter on the west side of Polk and is currently home to Hemlock Tavern and Café Zitouna, along with a couple of other businesses, is in contract to be sold to the Dolmen Property Group, with exploratory... Read More »

Polk Street Makeover And Bike Lanes Approved

Polk Street Makeover And Bike Lanes Approved

Following nearly three years of debate, the plan to makeover Polk Street, from Union to Market, has been approved by San Francisco’s Municipal Transportation Agency and will include an unprotected bike lane on the west side of Polk and a permanent raised bike lane from McAllister to Pine on... Read More »