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 Divisadero and Ellis Streets:
“The first building consists of 12 units and the second building of 21 units. Principal exterior materials will be similar to Saitowitz’s award winning Beth Shalom Temple at 15th and Clement. The first building is scheduled for completion summer 2012, the second in 2013.”
As the site looked in June:
And as we wrote in 2008 when anti-blight legislation was adopted: “No word on whether or not a construction site on hold might qualify as well.” Apparently the word is yes.