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Bonus Development on the Edge of the Mission Closer to Reality

Bonus Development on the Edge of the Mission Closer to Reality

As we first reported earlier this year: In a move which shouldn’t catch any plugged-in readers by surprise, plans for 7-story development to rise upon the 1458 San Bruno Avenue parcel, adjacent to Potrero del Sol Park and the Meadows Livingstone School, on the southeastern edge of the Mission,... Read More »

Detailed Plans for Burned-Out North Beach Site Revealed

Detailed Plans for Burned-Out North Beach Site Revealed

As we first reported last week, big plans to demolish the façade of the burned-out Verdi Building at 659 Union Street, between Columbus and Powell in the heart of North Beach, and redevelop the site are in the works. And as newly rendered by Gould Evans below, the project... Read More »

Reinstated Development Back on the Market in the Mission

Reinstated Development Back on the Market in the Mission

While the demolition and building permits for the approved modern 53 unit building to rise on the southeast corner of 16th and Florida Streets in the Mission were issued last year, they were subsequently suspended following an appeal of the development’s perceived impact – in terms of its affordable... Read More »

Key Central SoMa Development Refined, Slated for Approval

Key Central SoMa Development Refined, Slated for Approval

The refined plans for the newly dubbed “Harrison Gardens” development to rise on the Key Central SoMa Development Site at 725 Harrison Street, between 3rd and 4th, could be approved next week. As designed by HOK for Boston Properties, the 14-story development would rise up to 185-feet in height... Read More »

Big Plans for Burned-Out North Beach Building (Site)

Big Plans for Burned-Out North Beach Building (Site)

Having been gutted by a fire in March of last year, over a million dollars has been spent to keep the historic brick façade at 659 Union Street, between Columbus and Powell in the heart of North Beach, standing. But a structural analysis has since determined that it is... Read More »

Refined Design for Prominent Church/Condo Redevelopment on the Rise

Refined Design for Prominent Church/Condo Redevelopment on the Rise

While the plans for the replacement church/condo development rising on the southeast corner of Gough and Eddy, a parcel which the ornate St. Paulus Lutheran Church had occupied for a century before having been destroyed by a fire, were originally drawn by another firm, they have since been refined... Read More »

Shadows Threaten Plans for Proposed Tower

Shadows Threaten Plans for Proposed Tower

San Francisco’s Planning Department has finished their preliminary assessment of the plans to raze San Francisco’s aging Fire Station 13 at 530 Sansome Street, along with the two adjacent parcels at 425-445 Washington Street, and develop a 200-foot-tall, mixed-use tower upon the combined three-parcel site. From the aforementioned assessment:... Read More »

“Over Asking” at The Ritz (But at a Real Big Loss)

“Over Asking” at The Ritz (But at a Real Big Loss)

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... Read More »

Bonus Plans for Building Up Post Street

Bonus Plans for Building Up Post Street

Plans to raze the 4-story office building at 2233 Post Street, between Scott and Divisadero in Lower Pac Heights, are in the works. And while the site is principally only zoned for development up to 50 feet in height, plans for a 7-story, mixed-use building to rise up to... Read More »

(Partial) Conversion of SF Design Center Slated for Approval

(Partial) Conversion of SF Design Center Slated for Approval

While plans to convert the (newly) landmarked San Francisco Design Center building at 2 Henry Adams into tech space and lease the building to Pinterest were thwarted back in 2014, resulting in a Planning Code amendment to limit such wholesale conversions, new plans for a partial conversion of the building... Read More »