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The Massings For A Not So Massive SoMa Development, By Design

The Massings For A Not So Massive SoMa Development, By Design

Rather than representing some ubermodern Sleeper-inspired design, the massings for the proposed SoMa development to rise on the corner of 9th and Howard are simply rendered to provide a sense of scale and context for the project. With a prominent parcel that’s only zoned for building up to 55... Read More »

Planning To Displace Porn To Erect An Office Building On Bluxome

Planning To Displace Porn To Erect An Office Building On Bluxome

Speaking of Western SoMa, a plan to demolish the two-story industrial building at 81-85 Bluxome between 4th and 5th Streets has been quietly floated with Planning. As proposed, a 65-foot-tall office building without parking would rise on the site. While current zoning allows for up to 65 feet in... Read More »

Western SoMa Community And Neighborhood Plan Nearing Adoption

Western SoMa Community And Neighborhood Plan Nearing Adoption

  The proposed Western SoMa Community Plan was approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission this past December. Likely to be passed by the Board of Supervisors’ Land Use Committee this afternoon, the plan and new neighborhood zonings could be in place and effective as early as next month. Read More »

Conflicting Plans For The Corner Of Brannan And Fifth

Conflicting Plans For The Corner Of Brannan And Fifth

The draft Western SoMa Community Plan which was approved by the Planning Commission this past December and will be before the Board of Supervisors in early 2013 would rezone the corner of Brannan and Fifth Streets to a newly-created Service, Arts and Light Industrial zoning district and change the... Read More »

A Short-Sighted Plan For Western SoMa?

A Short-Sighted Plan For Western SoMa?

Home to Slim’s, Beatbox and the DNA lounge, current zoning along Western SoMa’s 11th Street Corridor between Folsom and Harrison doesn’t actually allow for nighttime entertainment as a permitted use, the clubs operate as legal nonconforming establishments. As proposed, the Western SoMa Plan would rezone the 11th Street Corridor... Read More »

Planning’s Vision And Development Plan For Western SoMa

Planning’s Vision And Development Plan For Western SoMa

The sister project to San Francisco’s adopted Eastern Neighborhoods Plan, the Western SoMa Community Plan has been in the works since 2004 when East and West were split and the Western SoMa Citizens Planning Task Force was established. As we noted when the Draft Plan was up for review... Read More »

Western SoMA Community Plan Outlined And Up For Impact Review

Western SoMA Community Plan Outlined And Up For Impact Review

The sister project to San Francisco’s adopted Eastern Neighborhoods Plan, the Western SoMa Community Plan has been in the works since 2004 when East and West were split and the Western SoMa Citizens Planning Task Force was established. The proposed Plan area is irregularly shaped and consists of two... Read More »