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Plans for Bayview to Get Lucky Proceed

Plans for Bayview to Get Lucky Proceed

The formal application to convert the shuttered 9,549-square-foot Walgreens within the Bayview Plaza Shopping Center at 3801 3rd Street into a supermarket has been submitted to Planning. And while the conversion would yield a smaller than average store, the plans for the proposed Lucky include fresh produce, meat, baked... Read More »

A Retail to Residential Conversion in the Works

A Retail to Residential Conversion in the Works

Plans to subdivided and convert 3,336 square feet of vacant retail space at the base of the Bay Tower apartment complex at 388 Beale Street into new residential units have been drawn. If approved, the plans would yield 6 new studio apartments and a (1) one-bedroom and would be... Read More »

Special Zoning for New Irish Cultural Center Formally Sought

Special Zoning for New Irish Cultural Center Formally Sought

As we outlined at the end of last year: San Francisco’s Planning Department has just completed its preliminary review of the bold plans for an all-new United Irish Cultural Center to rise up to 96 feet in height on the site of the existing 35-foot-tall Center in the Outer... Read More »

Supersized Polk Gulch Redevelopment Slated for Approval

Supersized Polk Gulch Redevelopment Slated for Approval

The supersized plans for redeveloping the Polk Gulch funeral home site at 1123 Sutter Street, along with the adjacent three-story garage at the corner of Sutter and Larkin, are slated to be approved next month. And if entitled, the 14-story development could rise up to 152 feet in height... Read More »

Bonus Plans for Historic North Beach Building Progress

Bonus Plans for Historic North Beach Building Progress

As we revealed at the end of last year, plans to raze everything but the pressed metal façade of the historic Delucchi Sheet Metal Works building at 1526 Powell Street and construct a 6-story, mixed-use building on the site were in the works.  And a formal application to entitle... Read More »

Plans for 14-Story Variegated Tower Slated for Approval

Plans for 14-Story Variegated Tower Slated for Approval

The refined plans for a 14-story tower with a variegated upper mass to rise upon the Polk Gulch parcel at 925 O’Farrell Street could be entitled next week. Having added an additional 10 feet in height since formally proposed, the 140-foot-tall tower on the through block lot would yield... Read More »

Bonus Plans for Another Parking Garage Site on the Boards

Bonus Plans for Another Parking Garage Site on the Boards

Purchased along with the 7-story office building on the southwest corner of Francisco and Montgomery for $91 million in the fourth quarter of 2016, plans to raze the four-story, 274-space parking garage at 55 Francisco Street have been drawn.  And as envisioned, a 6-story building could rise up to... Read More »

Tweaks and Timing for Historic Infill Project [UPDATED]

Tweaks and Timing for Historic Infill Project [UPDATED]

Plans to raze everything but the historic façade of the recently refurbished Polk Gulch building at 1217 Sutter Street have been in the works since late 2020, as we first reported at the time. Built in 1911, after a two-story, wood-framed house on the site – which was built... Read More »

Definition of Group Housing Could be Amended Next Week

Created to allow for the development of communal living arrangements, with “communal facilities shared by all project residents,” including communal kitchens and living areas to specifically encourage “shared social interactions and shared stewardship,” San Francisco’s formal definition of “Group Housing” was informally broadened by way of a Zoning Administrator’s... Read More »

Affordable Infill Housing on the Boards

Affordable Infill Housing on the Boards

Plans for a 7-story building to rise up to 75 feet in height upon the St. Mark’s Square and Martin Luther Tower parking lot parcels which front Ellis Street, between Franklin and Gough, have been drawn. As designed by Van Meter Williams Pollack for the John Stewart Company, the... Read More »