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From a Modern to Contemporary to Compatible Addition Downtown

From a Modern to Contemporary to Compatible Addition Downtown

The plans for a residential addition to top the little two-story Financial District building at 220 Battery Street have once again been redesigned. Originally envisioned to yield two urban townhomes with a decidedly modern feel, as rendered above, the proposed three-story addition was redesigned by Winder Gibson Architects back... Read More »

Kinders Out, Retail In

Kinders Out, Retail In

Plans to merge the former ARCH Art Supplies building at 99 Missouri Street and the shuttered Anthony’s Auto Collision Center at 1240 17th Street, and convert the combined 13,000-square-foot Lower Potrero Hill space into a new child care center, which had been in the works since 2015, have been... Read More »

Apples-To-Apple for a 2016-Era Investment and Must Have Home

Apples-To-Apple for a 2016-Era Investment and Must Have Home

The two-bedroom, two-bath unit #412N in the Portside II building at 403 Main Street hit the market in April of 2016 listed for $1.195 million, touting its “bridge and water views in an excellent location of the popular South Beach neighborhood,” with “Google, Linkedin, Apple, Salesforce and other successful... Read More »

Proposed Terraced Tower Take Two

Proposed Terraced Tower Take Two

As we first revealed back in early 2017: The designs for a modern 200-foot-tall hotel and condo building to rise at 447 Battery Street, a site which is currently occupied by the three-story Cort Furniture Rental building at the corner of Battery and Merchant, have been drawn and formally... Read More »

The End of a Neighborhood Era Appears Nigh

The End of a Neighborhood Era Appears Nigh

A decade ago there were over 20 antique stores dotting San Francisco’s Jackson Square District. Today, there is one. Originally focused on antique furnishings and decorative objects, the Foster Gwin Gallery opened at 38 Hotaling Place back in 1984 and expanded into the expressionist painting and sculpture trade, which... Read More »

Bigger Plans for Iconic North Beach Factory Site

Bigger Plans for Iconic North Beach Factory Site

As we first reported last year, plans to redevelop the iconic Buon Gusto Sausage Factory building at 535 Green Street, which was once the largest sausage and salami producing facility in the west, and its adjacent parking lot parcel, were in the works. The draft plans had envisioned that... Read More »

Rare Yerba Buena Terrace Unit Drops Below its 2015 Price

Rare Yerba Buena Terrace Unit Drops Below its 2015 Price

Purchased for $1.515 million in September of 2015, the upgraded 1,400-square-foot Yerba Buena Loft unit #523 at 855 Folsom Street, which was designed by Stanley Saitowitz and is “one of the area’s most sought after addresses,” is outfitted with two bedrooms, two baths, a private 400-square-foot south facing terrace... Read More »

Newly Reduced at the Ritz (To 35 Percent Below Its 2015 Price)

Newly Reduced at the Ritz (To 35 Percent Below Its 2015 Price)

As we outlined earlier this year: Purchased as new for $1.53 million, or roughly $1,284 per square foot, in early 2008, right as the Great Recession was picking up steam, the two-bedroom Ritz-Carlton Residences unit #1702 at 690 Market Street returned to the market in early 2015 priced at $1.75... Read More »

Getting Schooled in the Mission

Getting Schooled in the Mission

As we first reported two years ago: While plans to convert the Mission District garage at 3140-3150 16th Street into a massive 20,000-square-foot restaurant and event space dubbed “The Albion on 16th” have been drawn, the building is now back on the market as “an excellent opportunity for an... Read More »

Un Plan for Dos Buildings to Rise on Historic Tres Site

Un Plan for Dos Buildings to Rise on Historic Tres Site

While limited by its historic façade, which would be preserved as proposed, plans to redevelop the Central SoMa parcel at 130 Townsend Street, upon which the Inglenook Vineyard warehouse building turned Tres SF currently sits, have been drawn. As envisioned, a four-story “addition” would rise up to 65 feet... Read More »