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The Grand Plan For A San Francisco “Transit Center District”

The Grand Plan For A San Francisco “Transit Center District”

The Planning Department’s draft Transit Center District Plan for the rectangle bounded by Market, Steuart, Folsom, and mid-block between 3rd and New Montgomery is now online. The plan’s five Core Goals: 1. Build on the General Plan’s Urban Design Element and Downtown Plan, establishing controls, guidelines, and standards to... Read More »

The Grand Plan And Aesthetics For Candlestick/Hunters Point

The Grand Plan And Aesthetics For Candlestick/Hunters Point

The full Candlestick Point-Hunters Point Shipyard Phase II Development Plan Draft Environmental Impact Report is now online in six volumes and thirty-eight parts. The overview: The Project proposed by Lennar Urban includes a mixed-use community with a wide range of residential, retail, office, research and development, civic and community... Read More »

Whole Foods On Stanyan At Haight (Less 62 Condos) Has Its Lease

Whole Foods On Stanyan At Haight (Less 62 Condos) Has Its Lease

As we reported via a plugged-in tipster in May: “The other half had a storewide meeting at Whole Foods last night. It was told to them that the has been scaled back to be just like the Noe Valley project. No external construction – no condos,... Read More »

Details To Augment Designs For “CityPlace” (935-965 Market Street)

Details To Augment Designs For “CityPlace” (935-965 Market Street)

Augmenting the designs we brought you a year ago, the Draft Environmental Impact Report for 935-965 Market Street (a.k.a. “CityPlace“) is now online with all its gory details. The building would be on the south side of Market Street, mid-block between Fifth and Sixth Streets. Stevenson Street forms the... Read More »

1415 Mission: Existing (Parking) And As Proposed (People)

1415 Mission: Existing (Parking) And As Proposed (People)

The draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for a 14-story mixed-use development at 1415 Mission Street is online. As proposed, the one-story commercial building and surface parking lot on the southwest corner of Mission and Tenth (currently serving as nothing more than an indoor/outdoor parking facility) would be replaced with... Read More »

Patrick Blanc “Living Wall” Testimonial And Broderick Street Blueprint

Patrick Blanc “Living Wall” Testimonial And Broderick Street Blueprint

A plugged-in reader returns from Madrid armed with a few photos of a Patrick Blanc “Living Wall” in action. From our reader with respect to the wall designed in conjunction with Herzog and de Meuron’s new CaixaForum near the Prado Museum: It covers the end of a very mundane... Read More »

Redevelopment Rendering Scoop: 3135 24th Street As Proposed

Redevelopment Rendering Scoop: 3135 24th Street As Proposed

A plugged-in tipster delivers the rendering scoop for 3135 24th Street. Design by Y.A. studio. Cheers. ∙ Read More »

3135 24th Street: Redevelopment Including Residential Approved

3135 24th Street: Redevelopment Including Residential Approved

Last week the San Francisco Planning Commission approved the redevelopment of 3135 24th Street. The façade of the former Tech Auto Collision Center will be preserved (it’s already been repainted versus what’s above), two set-back stories and nine residential units will be added, and the ground floor will be... Read More »

430 Main/429 Beale Development Delayed

430 Main/429 Beale Development Delayed

Approved by Planning with a 6-1 vote in May, according to a plugged-in reader the Board of Supervisors voted 10-2 10-0 in favor of an appeal of the 430 Main/429 Beale project. As such, the proposed six-story and 113-unit building will now require an Environment Impact Report (EIR) to... Read More »

Take Two To Stimulate New-Home Purchases In California

“Last week, the California Senate passed a bill 35-1 that would provide $30 million in tax credits to about 4,000 additional new-home purchases . The bill now moves to the Assembly floor, which could take it up as early as Monday.” ∙ New-home buyers’ tax... Read More »