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Big Plans for Another Hillside Site Overlooking Noe Valley

Big Plans for Another Hillside Site Overlooking Noe Valley

Down the street from another hillside parcel for which even bigger plans have been teased, plans for a 24-unit, market-rate development to rise along Diamond Street, between the intersection of Diamond Heights Boulevard and 29th Street, overlooking Noe Valley, are in the works. As drafted by Solomon Cordwell Buenz... 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 »

The Big Plans for Condos to Rise on Sloat Garden Center Site

The Big Plans for Condos to Rise on Sloat Garden Center Site

Plans to raze the landmark Sloat Garden Center at 2700 Sloat Boulevard, which has occupied the Outer Parkside block bounded by Sloat, 46th Avenue, Wawona Street and 45th Avenue since 1958, have, in fact, been drawn. As proposed, an 8-story development would rise up to 85 feet in height... Read More »

Mid-Market Infill Tower Closer to Being Entitled, But…

Mid-Market Infill Tower Closer to Being Entitled, But…

The Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the proposed 27-story infill tower to rise on Nordstrom’s underdeveloped parking lot parcel at 469 Stevenson Street has just been released by Planning and hasn’t raised any extraordinary red flags (other than with respect to a further shadowing of Mint Plaza). While... 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 »

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 »

Third Street Corridor Site (Begrudgingly) in Play

Third Street Corridor Site (Begrudgingly) in Play

With plans for a modern five-story, 21-unit development to rise across the four Bayview parcels at 5210-5216 3rd Street, at the corner of 3rd and Thornton, having been drawn, the adjacent six parcels at 5222-5250 3rd Street are now (begrudgingly) in play as well. The six contiguous parcels are... Read More »

Semi-Massive Redevelopment Refined, Slated for Approval

Semi-Massive Redevelopment Refined, Slated for Approval

As we first revealed back in the third quarter of 2018: With an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the formally proposed semi-massive redevelopment of CPMC’s nearly 5-acre California Hospital Campus at 3700 California Street about to be drafted, the project team has refined their plans and projected timing for... Read More »

Proposed Church Street Project Closer to Reality

Proposed Church Street Project Closer to Reality

To answer a reader’s question, while plans to raze the former Sparky’s and current Thorough Bread and Pastry building and build up to six stories in height upon the 240-250 Church Street site have yet to be approved, they are working their way through Planning. As recently rendered by... Read More »

Price Cut for Permitted Development Site on Valencia

Price Cut for Permitted Development Site on Valencia

As we outlined back in the fourth quarter of 2017: While forced to be redesigned in order to minimize its projected future shadow following a semi-successful challenge initiated by the owner of Zeitgeist across the street, the contentious plans for a five-story building with 28 condos over 6,300 square... Read More »