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The Fishers Break CAMP With Respect To The Presidio’s Main Post

The Fishers Break CAMP With Respect To The Presidio’s Main Post

According to John King, “Gap founder Donald Fisher and his family have decided to abandon their efforts to build a contemporary art museum at the Main Post of San Francisco’s Presidio.” “In calling off an effort that began with acclaim but turned into the city’s fiercest development battle in... Read More »

Japantown’s Better Neighborhood Plan Update: Draft Acknowledged

Japantown’s Better Neighborhood Plan Update: Draft Acknowledged

While 3D Investments’ redevelopment of the Japan Center Mall and Peace Plaza was pushed back by the economy late last year, the Planning Department’s Japantown Better Neighborhood Plan has been pushing forward. Yesterday a draft plan which includes an overhaul of Peace Plaza and “the conversion of the western... Read More »

870 Harrison Update: Development Unanimously Approved

870 Harrison Update: Development Unanimously Approved

It’s a plugged-in tipster that notes the development of 870 Harrison Street by JS Sullivan was unanimously approved last week. Design by Leavitt Architecture, as rendered by ZŪM: As previously summarized by us: Twenty-six residential units (18 one-bedroom, 8 two-bedroom) over either 4,050 or 2,560 square feet of ground-floor... Read More »

Eastern Neighborhoods Plan In Action (As Proposed): 750 2nd Street

Eastern Neighborhoods Plan In Action (As Proposed): 750 2nd Street

As the one-story-with-mezzanine, 25-foot high former warehouse at 750 2nd Street looks today above. As is proposed to replace the existing warehouse with an eight-story plus mezzanine, 95-foot mixed-use building under the new Eastern Neighborhoods Plan below. The proposed building would include up to 17 residential units (28,950 gsf),... Read More »

From Renovation To Potentially Razed For 680/690 Folsom

From Renovation To Potentially Razed For 680/690 Folsom

According to J.K. Dineen, TMG Partners’ renovation and redesign of 680/690 Folsom might never see the light of day through those proposed glass curtain walls. Instead, the buildings could be razed to make way for a Moscone Center expansion. While city officials are not ready to discuss the project... Read More »

Not Quite So Easy (And A Little Less Fresh For Now)

Not Quite So Easy (And A Little Less Fresh For Now)

Tesco’s plans to open three new Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Markets in San Francisco have been slowed down with mid-2010 now looking to be the first opening. The store in Bayview was planned for a new mixed-use building currently being built at Third Street and Carroll Avenue by Goldman... Read More »

Transbay Block 8: No Deal Or Development In 2009

Transbay Block 8: No Deal Or Development In 2009

While the expected grand opening of San Francisco’s new Transbay Terminal has been pushed back a year to 2015, J.K. Dineen now reports the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency has “suspended efforts” to develop housing on Transbay Block 8. The San Francisco Redevelopment Agency has suspended efforts to develop housing... Read More »

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 »