Articles Recently Tagged: Western Addition

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Redevelopment of Historic Church Closer to Reality

Redevelopment of Historic Church Closer to Reality

The Pollard Group’s plans to landmark the former Sacred Heart Church turned skating rink at 554 Fillmore Street, in a perhaps counter intuitive move to facilitate its redevelopment into a mix of 9,000 square feet of ground floor commercial space and 33 residential units, a move which nearly backfired,... Read More »

Mortuary Redevelopment Closer to Reality

Mortuary Redevelopment Closer to Reality

Plans to add a setback fourth story and rear addition to the Bryant Mortuary at 635 Fulton Street and convert the historic Hayes Valley structure into a residential building could be approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission next week. As we first reported last year, the proposed redevelopment includes... Read More »

Plans to Move Historic Victorian and Convert Mortuary Proceed

Plans to Move Historic Victorian and Convert Mortuary Proceed

The formal application to add a fourth story and rear addition to the Bryant Mortuary at 635 Fulton Street and convert the historic Hayes Valley structure into a residential building has officially been submitted to Planning. And as we first reported earlier this year when the plans were first... Read More »

Grave Concerns Re: Supersized Conversion of Sacred Heart Church

Grave Concerns Re: Supersized Conversion of Sacred Heart Church

Plans to convert the former Sacred Heart Church turned Church of 8 Wheels skating rink into a mixed-use development at 554 Fillmore Street have been supersized and would now yield 33 residential units over 9,000 square feet of ground floor commercial space and a basement garage as proposed. But... Read More »

Hayes Valley Mortuary Could Become Housing (and More)

Hayes Valley Mortuary Could Become Housing (and More)

Plans to add a fourth story and rear addition to the Bryant Mortuary at 635 Fulton Street have been drawn. And as proposed, the historic Hayes Valley building would be converted into a 10-unit residential building, with a total 8 two-bedrooms and 2 threes. But that’s not all. As... Read More »

Church Sues To Block Sale Of Low-Income Housing To A Developer

Church Sues To Block Sale Of Low-Income Housing To A Developer

A request for a court order to prevent the sale, and possible redevelopment, of Fredrick Douglas Haynes Gardens, a 104-unit complex for low-income residents which spans half a block bordering Hayes Valley, has been filed in San Francisco Superior Court. Built in 1973, the development at 1049 Golden Gate... Read More »

More Affordable Housing On Geary Proposed, But Only A Bit

More Affordable Housing On Geary Proposed, But Only A Bit

The Western Addition block bounded by Divisadero, Geary, Scott and O’Farrell was developed in the 1960s with six low-rise residential buildings around a central courtyard, the Midtown Park Apartment complex provides 140 affordable dwelling units managed by Mercy Housing. In need of a full renovation, the current plan is... Read More »

Targeting Seven Percent More After Seven Months For A Saitowitz

Targeting Seven Percent More After Seven Months For A Saitowitz

Seven months after having closed escrow on the purchase of condo #202 within the new Stanley Saitowitz designed development at 2020 Ellis Street for $599,000, the buyer has returned the 648 square foot one-bedroom to the market listed for $639,000. While the property on the border of NoPa is... Read More »

Planning To Fill The Geary Underpass And A Cranky Citizen’s Concerns

Planning To Fill The Geary Underpass And A Cranky Citizen’s Concerns

On the agenda for San Francisco’s Land Use and Economic Development Committee this afternoon, a hearing to begin planning the filling of the Geary underpass between Webster and Steiner Streets, the reunification of the Japantown and Western Addition communities, “and all other aesthetic, transportation, infrastructure, and community opportunities and... 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 »