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Proposed “Pod-Style” Hotel Challenged, but Not By Planning

Proposed “Pod-Style” Hotel Challenged, but Not By Planning

As we first reported last year: Plans to raze the 2-story San Francisco Fire Credit Union building at 12 Mint Plaza are in the works. And as envisioned by Prime Design for Elsey Partners, which is the Kansas-based team behind a couple of contentious micro-unit developments in the Mission,... Read More »

Modified Plans for Prime Hillside Site Slated for Approval

Modified Plans for Prime Hillside Site Slated for Approval

Sporting twelve design modifications, “in response to community feedback,” the refined plans for a 24-unit development to rise up to 45 feet in height along Diamond Street, on the undeveloped hillside lot between the intersection of Diamond Heights Boulevard and 29th Street, overlooking Noe Valley, are slated to be... Read More »

Approval for Supersized Potrero Hill Infill Building Sought

Approval for Supersized Potrero Hill Infill Building Sought

The refined plans for a modern four-story building, with 59 condos over 3,400 square feet of new Production, Distribution, and Repair (PDR) space and a basement garage for 44 cars to rise on the southeast corner of Mariposa and Pennsylvania were approved in 2017, permits were issued in 2018,... Read More »

Plans for Condos to Rise on Iconic Bathhouse Site

Plans for Condos to Rise on Iconic Bathhouse Site

Plans to raze the recently shuttered Eros bathhouse building at 2051 Market Street, which was sold for $3.6 million in September of 2020, are in the works. And if entitled, a 7-story residential building could rise up to 85 feet in height upon the Market Street site. As designed... Read More »

14-Story Hayes Valley Development Slated for Approval

14-Story Hayes Valley Development Slated for Approval

The refined plans for a 14-story building to rise up to 145 feet in height upon the two Hayes Valley parking lot parcels at 600 McAllister Street, which includes the former Central Freeway Parcel D on the northwest corner of McAllister and Franklin, have just qualified for a streamlined... Read More »

Wagging the Dog on Potrero Hill

Wagging the Dog on Potrero Hill

Owned by the owners and operators of the adjacent Il Pirata Bar & Restaurant on 16th Street, the derelict 2-story Potrero Hill home at 312 Utah Street, which had been boarded up for a decade, was sold for $1,060,000 in March of 2018 and then demolished by way of... Read More »

Plans for New Hayes Valley Hotel Back in Play

Plans for New Hayes Valley Hotel Back in Play

Drafted back in 2017, a formal application to move forward with the redevelopment of the Hayes Valley “Days Inn” site at 465 Grove Street, between Gough and Octavia, has been submitted to Planning. As proposed, the existing 41-room hotel would be razed, along with the adjacent duplex at 477... Read More »

Challenges for That 1,066-Foot-Tall Tower as Proposed

Challenges for That 1,066-Foot-Tall Tower as Proposed

As we first outlined this past November: Engineered by Planning and adopted back in 2012, San Francisco’s Transit Center District Plan (TCDP) was designed to limit the number of tall buildings that would rise above the city’s downtown core, with building heights stepping down from the Salesforce/Transbay Transit Center... Read More »

Tower to Rise on Fire Station Site Closer to Reality

Tower to Rise on Fire Station Site Closer to Reality

Having survived a rather ironic appeal, the plans the proposed 19-story tower to rise up to 200 feet in height on the site of San Francisco’s aging Fire Station 13 were approved by the City in November. A required property exchange agreement between the City and development team for... Read More »

Plans for Modern Nob Hill Infill Project Progress

Plans for Modern Nob Hill Infill Project Progress

A formal application to entitle the development of a modern 7-story, 24-unit building upon the Nob Hill parcel currently occupied by two single-family homes, two apartments and the Twin’s Armoire building, a parcel which spans 842-860 California Street and back to 119 Joice, has been submitted to Planning. The... Read More »