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Chestnut Street Development Further Refined, Closer to Reality

Chestnut Street Development Further Refined, Closer to Reality

As we revealed back in 2018, plans to level the long-standing Wells Fargo branch building at 2055 Chestnut Street and redevelop its Marina District parcel, which stretches from Chestnut to Lombard, were in the works and subsequently rendered. Since refined by Jensen Architects for the Prado Group, as newly... Read More »

Bonus Plans for the Façade of the Historic Delucchi Building

Bonus Plans for the Façade of the Historic Delucchi Building

As we outlined eleven months ago, while plans to convert 4,000 square feet of the 10,000-square-foot Delucchi Sheet Metal Works building at 1526 Powell Street were drawn and approved back in 2016, the conversion of the historic building, which was designed to incorporate the building’s existing industrial fixtures and... Read More »

Proposed 13-Story Polk Gulch Development, Take Two

Proposed 13-Story Polk Gulch Development, Take Two

Speaking of small lots and big plans, having been stymied by the rules and allowances for either a State or local (HOME-SF) density bonus, the team behind the proposed 13-story building to rise up to 130 feet in height on the northwest corner of Polk and Olive, across from... Read More »

Big Plans for a Little Surplus Lot

Big Plans for a Little Surplus Lot

Purchased from the City and County of San Francisco in a surplus property sale for $232,000 in 2006, plans to build a two-story, two-unit building on the little 880-square-foot lot on the southeast corner of Bosworth and Lyell, on the border of Bernal Heights and Glen Park, were soon... Read More »

Telegraph Hill Project Has Been Supersized as Well

Telegraph Hill Project Has Been Supersized as Well

While Planning’s preliminary review of the preliminary plans for a seven-story, 24-unit building to rise up to 84 feet in height upon the parking garage parcel at 955 Sansome Street, at the base of Telegraph Hill, didn’t raise any major red flags, it did elicit “multiple inquiries from individuals... Read More »

The Supersized Plans for the Sloat Garden Center Site

The Supersized Plans for the Sloat Garden Center Site

Supersized plans for redeveloping the landmark Sloat Garden Center site at 2700 Sloat Boulevard have, in fact, been drawn, plans which now envision a 12-story rising up to 125 feet in height across the Outer Parkside block, as newly rendered by Korb and Associates. The new plans for the... Read More »

Opposed Twin Peaks Infill Project Officially Approved

Opposed Twin Peaks Infill Project Officially Approved

While San Francisco’s Planning Department had received 41 letters in opposition to the proposed infill development to rise up to 46 in height upon the seemingly shoehorned Twin Peaks parcel at 4512 23rd Street, which technically fronts a little known spur of 23rd Street and Argent Alley, between Market... Read More »

Key Line(s) from Oakland’s “Final” Ballpark Report

Key Line(s) from Oakland’s “Final” Ballpark Report

Having received, cataloged and reviewed over 400 comments on the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the Oakland A’s proposed stadium, residential and commercial development to rise on the 50-acre-plus Howard Terminal site, Oakland’s Planning Department has released its responses to the aforementioned comments, both individually and in summary... Read More »

Measure to Streamline Housing Project Approvals Proposed

As sponsored by Mayor Breed and Supervisor Safaí, a proposed ballot measure would exempt qualifying housing projects from Planning’s discretionary review (DR) process, establish a (fast) track for the ministerial approval of code-conforming projects, and require projects to be permitted within six months of being proposed. Projects with at... Read More »

A Pac Heights Addition on the Boards

A Pac Heights Addition on the Boards

Legally converted from a residential building into psychiatrist offices back in the 70s, plans to re-convert the 3,500-square-foot Pac Heights building at 2477 Washington Street back into two residences, with a 448-square-foot, one-bedroom and one-car garage on the ground floor and a 2,195-square-foot, four-bedroom home above, have been drawn.... Read More »