CFAH

Articles Filed Under: Bay Buildings

(2,608 posts)
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 »

Heads Up

Heads Up

Triggered by a complaint of “deadly large rocks” raining down on the little public beach below, an engineer’s report has confirmed an erosion of the cliff behind the infamous seven-bedroom home at 224 Sea Cliff Avenue.  And while the report didn’t identify an “eminent hazardous condition,” another big problem... 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 »

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 »

Approved.  Permitted.  And…Not About to Break Ground

Approved. Permitted. And…Not About to Break Ground

Redesigned to yield 24 two-bedroom units, rather than a mix of 12 one-bedrooms and 12 twos, building permits for the approved seven-story development to rise adjacent to and behind the façade of the historic City Paints building at 1088 Howard Street, which is to be preserved, along with 2,600... Read More »

Historic Red Victorian Hotel on the Market for $5 Million

Historic Red Victorian Hotel on the Market for $5 Million

Shuttered by the pandemic and then briefly occupied by the Fishbowl Collective, a multiracial group of trans & gender-nonconforming artists and housing advocates that were granted permission to host socially distanced drag shows from behind the building’s storefront windows in late 2020 but were then forcibly removed from the... Read More »

Stunning Live/Work Loft Finally Trades for $212K Less

Stunning Live/Work Loft Finally Trades for $212K Less

Purchased for $2,425,000 in June of 2019, the stunning 2,200-square-foot live/work loft #102 at 355 Bryant Street returned to the market listed for $2,250,000 million last year after a “Luxury Live Auction!” failed to produce an acceptable offer in 2020. Subsequently reduced to $2,195,000 million, the sale of the... Read More »

Landmark Octagon House Just Relisted for Over a Million Less

Landmark Octagon House Just Relisted for Over a Million Less

Joining the growing list of San Francisco properties that were quietly delisted from the MLS last year, without a reported sale, and are now returning to the market, as expected, the landmark Feusier Octagon House at 1067 Green Street, which is one of the oldest houses on Russian Hill,... Read More »