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Building Plans For The Point One Percent On Broadway And Taylor

Building Plans For The Point One Percent On Broadway And Taylor

Upon the verdant vacant lot at the corner of Broadway and Taylor, three new buildings with four homes and parking for 16 cars are proposed to rise and moving through Planning. The proposed project would subdivide the corner parcel into three new lots and construct a new residential building... Read More »

Amazing Infill: Pushed, Squeezed And Shoehorned Onto Stanyan

Amazing Infill: Pushed, Squeezed And Shoehorned Onto Stanyan

First approved for infill development in 2005 despite its neighbors’ objections, including one referring to the proposed project as “a source of oppression,” the construction of 1410 Stanyan commenced at the end of 2010 and is nearing completion. While the site is clearly visible in the pre-construction aerial view... Read More »

Fill ‘Er Up In Portola Along San Bruno Avenue

Fill ‘Er Up In Portola Along San Bruno Avenue

The site of a former gas station that was demolished in 2009 and has sat vacant, unpaved and fenced in by a chain-link fence since, the 11,250 square foot lot on the northeast corner of San Bruno Avenue and Woolsey Street in Portola will be subdivided into five lots... Read More »

No Permits Yet, But Now No Parking (Nor BMRs) At 3500 19th Street

No Permits Yet, But Now No Parking (Nor BMRs) At 3500 19th Street

Having sold for $1,700,000 in December of 2010, a plugged-in reader and blogger reports a “NO PARKING!! LOT IS SOLD!!” sign has finally been posted at the surface area parking lot at 3500 19th Street and Valencia. As we first reported last year, the site is entitled for a... Read More »

Round Three At Planning For 527-529 Stevenson As Proposed

Round Three At Planning For 527-529 Stevenson As Proposed

The plans for the proposed conversion of 527‐529 Stevenson Street from a 42,600 square foot, four-story industrial building to residential use have once again been modified following another round of meetings with San Francisco’s Planning Commission and staff. The number of proposed dwelling units has been reduced to 60... Read More »

The “Kinky” Opposition To 49 Julian Avenue As Proposed

The “Kinky” Opposition To 49 Julian Avenue As Proposed

As proposed, the vacant single-story warehouse at 49 Julian Avenue would be razed and a five story, 50-foot-tall building with eight two-bedroom residential units over at-grade parking for eight vehicles would rise adjacent to the Armory. Opposing the project as proposed, the owner of said Armory who acquired the... Read More »

Gone (And Going) Up At 47 Clarendon

Gone (And Going) Up At 47 Clarendon

New construction on a formerly empty little lot, 47 Clarendon Avenue has hit the market listed for $2,949,000 for three bedrooms across 3,500 contemporary square feet. Oh, and not only views, but a glass elevator from which to enjoy them. As the site looked before: ∙ Listing: 47 Clarendon... Read More »

Saitowitz Rising On The Blighted Corner Of Divisadero And Ellis

Saitowitz Rising On The Blighted Corner Of Divisadero And Ellis

While the long vacant lot on which a 76 Station once stood was tagged with a notice of blight a few months ago, a plugged-in tipster reports that construction has commenced on the first of two Stanley Saitowitz/Natoma Architect designed condominium buildings that are rising on the corner of... Read More »

Going For The Gold Green (And Platinum) Up In Russian Hill

Going For The Gold Green (And Platinum) Up In Russian Hill

It’s not listed on the MLS nor is the address identified on the Sotheby’s site, but it’s a plugged-in tipster that pegs the newly constructed LEED Platinum residence as 1209 Filbert which is now on the market asking $7,000,000. From our tipster: This is an interesting story as 1209... Read More »

1080 Sutter: As Conditionally Approved In 2009 And Refined In 2011

1080 Sutter: As Conditionally Approved In 2009 And Refined In 2011

Conditionally approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission pending a few design refinements at the end of 2009, the surface area parking lot at 1080 Sutter is set to become an eleven story, mixed-use building with 35 dwelling units (including 23 three-bedrooms) over ground-floor retail and 31 parking spaces (including... Read More »