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(New) Plans to Raze a One of Kind Residence and Build Up

(New) Plans to Raze a One of Kind Residence and Build Up

The former furniture warehouse 67-69 Belcher Street, which measures nearly 19,000 square feet and was slated to be demolished decades ago, was acquired by artists Spaulding Taylor and Win Ng in 1977 and converted into an art gallery (69 Belcher), studio space and a one of a kind, roughly... Read More »

Downsized Plans for that Prominent North Beach Development

Downsized Plans for that Prominent North Beach Development

As we revealed back in 2019, plans to demolish the façade of the burned-out Verdi Building at 659 Union Street, between Columbus and Powell, and redevelop the site in the heart of North Beach were in the works and even bigger plans for a 98-unit residential building rising up... Read More »

Impact of Proposed Tower Appealed, Rather Ironically

Impact of Proposed Tower Appealed, Rather Ironically

Having been granted a Preliminary Mitigated Negative Declaration (PMND) by Planning last month, which establishes that that its development “would not have a significant effect on the environment as proposed” and obviates the need for a more extensive, and costly, environmental review, the plans for the proposed tower to... Read More »

Another Luxury Condo Trades at a Loss, As Advertised

Another Luxury Condo Trades at a Loss, As Advertised

Purchased for $1,419,478 in April of 2016, a price which didn’t include a storage unit in the building which was purchased separately and was included in its most recent sale, the re-sale of the “rarely available top floor plaza unit” #C8H at 333 Beale Street, a 985-square-foot, one-bedroom LUMINA... Read More »

Polk Gulch Infill on the Boards

Polk Gulch Infill on the Boards

Plans to demolish the two-story building and garage on the northeast corner of Larkin and Bush are in the works. And as envisioned, a 16-story building would rise up to 161 feet in height upon the site, which is twice as high as the limit for the site as... Read More »

Historic Theater Back on the Market, Plans Have Been Drawn

Historic Theater Back on the Market, Plans Have Been Drawn

While plans for redeveloping the northwest corner of Clement Street and 23rd Avenue, upon which the historic 4-Star Theater sits at 2200 Clement, have been drafted by SIA Consulting, including a set of plans which envision a 6-story building rising up to 60 feet in height upon the site,... Read More »

Appreciation for a Signature Condo with Bridge Views

Appreciation for a Signature Condo with Bridge Views

Purchased for $1,795,000 in August of 2017, the 1,317-square-foot unit #23D in the Infinity tower at 301 Main Street, a signature two-bedroom, two-bath with Bay Bridge and water views has just resold for $1,945,000 having been “listed” for $1,999,000 two weeks ago. The resale represents total appreciation of 8.4... Read More »

Western SoMa Infill Back on the Boards

Western SoMa Infill Back on the Boards

Purchased for $1.25 million in March of 2006, plans to raze the two-story industrial building at 244 9th Street and construct an 8-story residential building on the Western SoMa site have been drafted by SIA Consulting. As envisioned, the 8-story building would yield 27 apartments, a mix of 13... Read More »

A Real San Francisco Icon Is on the Market

A Real San Francisco Icon Is on the Market

Built to serve the waterfront workers and new settlers in 1861, on what was then the waterfront to the south of Islais Creek, when the total population of San Francisco was around 60,000 and prior to the adjacent Islais Creek estuary having been filled with debris from the Great... Read More »

Conversion of Iconic Union Square Building Closer to Reality

Conversion of Iconic Union Square Building Closer to Reality

The plans for redeveloping the iconic I. Magnin/Macy’s Building on the southwest corner of Geary and Stockton, across from Union Square, have been refined as newly rendered by Handel Architects. While the top three floors of the building are still envisioned to be converted into 21 high-end condos, the... Read More »