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Plans to Put San Francisco on the Map

Plans to Put San Francisco on the Map

Positioned as the culmination of a 10-year vision, “to put San Francisco on the map as a nationally renowned destination for the highest level of comedic performance and training,” plans to redevelop the historic commercial building at 2965-2967 Mission Street, which Endgames Improv purchased for $2 million back in... Read More »

From a Modern to Contemporary to Compatible Addition Downtown

From a Modern to Contemporary to Compatible Addition Downtown

The plans for a residential addition to top the little two-story Financial District building at 220 Battery Street have once again been redesigned. Originally envisioned to yield two urban townhomes with a decidedly modern feel, as rendered above, the proposed three-story addition was redesigned by Winder Gibson Architects back... Read More »

Waylaid Mission District Development Redesigned, Closer to Reality

Waylaid Mission District Development Redesigned, Closer to Reality

In the works since 2014 but waylaid by the adoption and subsequent extension of ‘Interim Controls’ to limit new market-rate housing, office and retail developments in the Mission, and then by pushback from neighborhood groups concerned about “the mass of the building” over the past couple of years, plans... Read More »

Refined Plans for Building Up Brannan Street

Refined Plans for Building Up Brannan Street

As we first outlined back in early 2017: Plans to level the two-story commercial building on the southwest corner of Brannan and Lucerne along with the one-story buildings behind are in the works. And while the 755 Brannan Street parcel is only zoned for development up to 45 feet... Read More »

Kinders Out, Retail In

Kinders Out, Retail In

Plans to merge the former ARCH Art Supplies building at 99 Missouri Street and the shuttered Anthony’s Auto Collision Center at 1240 17th Street, and convert the combined 13,000-square-foot Lower Potrero Hill space into a new child care center, which had been in the works since 2015, have been... Read More »

Proposed Terraced Tower Take Two

Proposed Terraced Tower Take Two

As we first revealed back in early 2017: The designs for a modern 200-foot-tall hotel and condo building to rise at 447 Battery Street, a site which is currently occupied by the three-story Cort Furniture Rental building at the corner of Battery and Merchant, have been drawn and formally... Read More »

The End of a Neighborhood Era Appears Nigh

The End of a Neighborhood Era Appears Nigh

A decade ago there were over 20 antique stores dotting San Francisco’s Jackson Square District. Today, there is one. Originally focused on antique furnishings and decorative objects, the Foster Gwin Gallery opened at 38 Hotaling Place back in 1984 and expanded into the expressionist painting and sculpture trade, which... Read More »

Bigger Plans for Iconic North Beach Factory Site

Bigger Plans for Iconic North Beach Factory Site

As we first reported last year, plans to redevelop the iconic Buon Gusto Sausage Factory building at 535 Green Street, which was once the largest sausage and salami producing facility in the west, and its adjacent parking lot parcel, were in the works. The draft plans had envisioned that... Read More »

Plans for New SRO Units to Rise in Western SoMa

Plans for New SRO Units to Rise in Western SoMa

Plans to raze the white two-story garage/warehouse building at 262 7th Street, adjacent to Sightglass Coffee, between Folsom and Howard, are in the works. And as envisioned, a new six-story development would rise up to 65 feet in height upon the Western SoMa site, which stretches to Langton, with... Read More »

Getting Schooled in the Mission

Getting Schooled in the Mission

As we first reported two years ago: While plans to convert the Mission District garage at 3140-3150 16th Street into a massive 20,000-square-foot restaurant and event space dubbed “The Albion on 16th” have been drawn, the building is now back on the market as “an excellent opportunity for an... Read More »