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On the Boards, Compliant and…back on the Market

On the Boards, Compliant and…back on the Market

As we outlined earlier this year, plans to redevelop the 5-story building on the northwest corner of Van Ness and Pacific Avenues have been drafted, plans which would convert the building from a collective of office suites into 32 residential condos, with 4,250 square feet of ground floor restaurant/café... Read More »

The Plans for Re-Activating the Western Shore of Lake Merced

The Plans for Re-Activating the Western Shore of Lake Merced

Constructed on the western shore of Lake Merced in 1934, the Pacific Rod and Gun Club was shuttered in 2015. And with the impact of eight decades of skeet, trap and rifle shooting on the 14-acre site having since been remediated and the soil restored, at a cost of... Read More »

Modernist Architectural Masterpiece Fetches $1,381 Per Foot

Modernist Architectural Masterpiece Fetches $1,381 Per Foot

Designed by Zack | De Vito and custom built for a client on the site of a former Mission District shack warehouse conversion in 2002, the modern three-bedroom, 3,210-square-foot home with a legal au pair studio on its ground floor at 3524-3526 19th Street hit the market priced at... Read More »

(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 »

Appreciation for a Stately Presidio Heights Home

Appreciation for a Stately Presidio Heights Home

Extensively remodeled in 2015, the Presidio Heights home at 145 Presidio Avenue was listed for $7.495 million in April 2019 and sold for $7.2 million that June. While maintaining a formal dining room, living room and family room, the stately home is now outfitted with an airy chef’s kitchen... 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 »

Seeking Forgiveness for an Illegal Grow House Conversion

Seeking Forgiveness for an Illegal Grow House Conversion

Illegally converted into a cannabis grow house early last year, with unpermitted electrical work and construction, a formal request “to convert” the former Bay Area Ironworks Suppliers building at 1440 Egbert Avenue, across from Laughing Monk Brewing in Bayview, into a “cannabis cultivation and packaging facility” have been drafted... 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 »

Activation of the Shuttered Temporary Terminal Site on Tap

Activation of the Shuttered Temporary Terminal Site on Tap

As we revealed earlier this year, the conceptual plans for the redevelopment of the southern third of the shuttered Temporary Terminal Site, a nearly 43,000-square-foot block bounded by a future extension of Clementina Street to the north, Main Street to the east, Folsom Street to the south, and Beale... Read More »