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Laying The Foundation For An “Ultra-Green” 525 Golden Gate Avenue

Laying The Foundation For An “Ultra-Green” 525 Golden Gate Avenue

Placed “on hold” a year ago due to rising costs and “lower than expected efficiencies,” but now angling for some stimulus funds too, it’s a plugged-in tipster that catches the crews at work on 525 Golden Gate Avenue: Crews from Drilling are hard at work on the site.... Read More »

Designs For The Castro’s “Hole In The Ground” (2299 Market Street)

Designs For The Castro’s “Hole In The Ground” (2299 Market Street)

As proposed, the Castro’s long vacant “hole in the ground” at 2299 Market Street (corner of 16th and Noe) would become a five-story mixed-use development with 18 residential units, 5,000 square feet of ground floor retail and 18 underground parking spaces. And while the proposed Ian Birchall and Associates... Read More »

Trolling For Tourists And Locals Alike On Fisherman’s Wharf

Trolling For Tourists And Locals Alike On Fisherman’s Wharf

It’s two steps forward, one step back for San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf Public Realm Plan as a proposal to “turn Jefferson Street into a single-lane roadway with dedicated lanes for bicycles” has been reworked. The latest plan allows for two lanes of traffic that would be shared with... Read More »

From Piers To Park And The Brannan Street Wharf By 2012

From Piers To Park And The Brannan Street Wharf By 2012

The long planned demolition of the dilapidated Pier 36 and transformation of former Pier 34 into the Brannan Street Wharf has received a tentative $6 million federal funding boost. The new 830-foot wharf with 400-feet of new neighborhood lawn (click image to enlarge) could now be a reality “as... Read More »

San Francisco’s New Cruise Ship Terminal Gets A $3.5M Kick Start

San Francisco’s New Cruise Ship Terminal Gets A $3.5M Kick Start

“The prospect of a new San Francisco cruise ship terminal became more real Tuesday when the Port Commission authorized a $3.5 million contract with the city’s Department of Public Works for architectural and engineering work.” Read More »

The Parkmerced Thirty Year Plan: Public Scoping Meeting Tonight

The Parkmerced Thirty Year Plan: Public Scoping Meeting Tonight

While the Planning Department is working on the Environmental Impact Report (EIR), a public scoping meeting for the proposed Parkmerced Redevelopment Project will be held tonight (June 8, 2009, from 6-8 PM at the YMCA Annex, 3150 20th Avenue). The proposed Parkmerced Project is a long-term mixed-use development program... Read More »

Compare And Contrast (Just Don’t Kvetch): 1960-1998 Market Street

Compare And Contrast (Just Don’t Kvetch): 1960-1998 Market Street

It’s another perspective on the redesigned and unanimously approved 1960-1998 Market Street development. As approved above, prior to being redesigned below, and all comments on our earlier piece. And for the record, we’re fans. ∙ The 1960-1998 Market Street Scoop: Unanimously Approved Design ∙ Now THAT’s The (An)... Read More »

Fox Plaza Expansion (1390 Market): Unanimously Approved As Well

In addition to 1960-1998 Market, the San Francisco Planning Commission has unanimously approved the proposed 250-unit condo addition to Fox Plaza at 1390 Market. That being said, “developer Mark Conroe of Presidio Development Partners says it’s unlikely to be built until the economy turns around.” ∙ The 1960-1998 Market... Read More »

The 1960-1998 Market Street Scoop: Unanimously Approved Design

The 1960-1998 Market Street Scoop: Unanimously Approved Design

A plugged-in tipster reports with respect to the proposed development at 1960-1998 Market Street which was unanimously approved by the Planning Commission last night: The following describes the design changes that were have made to the project over the last several weeks in response to the comments that were... Read More »

942 Mission Street: Designs, Details, And Planning Documentation

942 Mission Street: Designs, Details, And Planning Documentation

In February a reader wondered and another provided the project scoop. And yesterday the Planning Department uploaded the 942 Mission Street Hotel Project EIR for review. The proposed project would demolish a two‐plus‐story‐over‐basement, 30‐foot‐tall building that contains about 8,000 square feet of office space and 17,000 square feet of... Read More »