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Apples-to-Apples on the Edge of Pacific Heights

Apples-to-Apples on the Edge of Pacific Heights

Set back from street with a protected rear deck, “ideal for everyday living & entertaining,” the 1,463-square-foot, top floor condo at 2243 Franklin Street, on the edge of Pacific Heights, was purchased for $1.950 million in February of 2016. Offering “old world San Francisco charm with today’s modern amenities,” the... Read More »

New Plans for Landmark Sentinel Building Have Been Drawn

New Plans for Landmark Sentinel Building Have Been Drawn

Finished in 1907, having been under construction during the great quake of 1906, the now landmark Columbus Tower/Sentinel Building at 916 Kearny Street was purchased by Francis Ford Coppola in the early 70s and is currently configured as six floors of office/film studio space over the ground floor Café... Read More »

Crime Down, Legal Motions Up, Surrounding Navigation Center Site

Crime Down, Legal Motions Up, Surrounding Navigation Center Site

Having been denied a temporary restraining order to halt construction, the neighborhood group fighting to block the opening of a temporary Navigation Center upon the Port’s parking lot parcel known as Seawall Lot 330, adjacent to the Watermark and across from Piers 30-32, has just filed a new legal... Read More »

Bigger Plans for Ocean Avenue Development Closer to Reality

Bigger Plans for Ocean Avenue Development Closer to Reality

As we outlined two years ago, nearly to the day: The designs for a 125-unit development to rise up to five stories in height upon the former Crayon Box/Little Bear preschool site at 65 Ocean Avenue, between Cayuga Avenue and Alemany Boulevard, have been newly rendered by rg-architecture and... Read More »

Dolores Heights View Home Drops Below its 2015 Price

Dolores Heights View Home Drops Below its 2015 Price

Joining the ranks of newly reduced homes is 4085 20th Street, a modern 3,720-square-foot Dolores Heights home perched above Dolores Park, with “breathtaking views” from each of its three levels, “outstanding craftsmanship, thoughtful design and ethereal beauty,” and a two-car garage with a (new) Tesla charging station and driveway... Read More »

Tower Under Construction Put on Hold

Tower Under Construction Put on Hold

Oceanwide Holdings has officially suspended development of one of the two Oceanwide Center towers under construction at First and Mission Streets. While development of the faceted, 910-foot-tall tower fronting First Street, which will yield 109 condos over 1.1 million square feet of office space and a ground floor “urban... Read More »

Big Reduction for Flagship Home

Big Reduction for Flagship Home

The unfinished designer home at 210 Laidley, which was being built for its current owner and not a developer, hit the market earlier this year with an $8.995 million price tag. Designed by John Maniscalco and “poised to become the flagship architectural home in Laidley Heights,” the 6,600-square-foot home... Read More »

New Timing for Future Mission Bay Ferry Landing

New Timing for Future Mission Bay Ferry Landing

The Port of San Francisco is about to officially solicit bids to start dredging the Bay and build San Francisco’s future Mission Bay Ferry Landing near the intersection of Terry A. Francois Boulevard and 16th Street, cater-corner to the new Chase Center and adjacent to the future Bayfront Park.... Read More »

Giants Massive Mission Rock Development Closer to Reality as Well

Giants Massive Mission Rock Development Closer to Reality as Well

As we first reported earlier this year: Mission Rock Partners, which is a Joint Venture between the San Francisco Giants and Tishman Speyer, is positioning to break ground on the first phase of their massive (yes, massive) redevelopment of the Port’s 28‐acre Seawall Lot 337 (a.k.a Oracle Park’s Parking... Read More »

Proposed 800-Foot-Tall Tower Closer to Reality

Proposed 800-Foot-Tall Tower Closer to Reality

Having been further refined by Pelli Clark Pelli Architects over the past year, the plans for a 61-story tower to rise up to 800 feet in height upon Transbay Parcel F at 542-550 Howard Street could be approved by the City next month and yield the fourth tallest building... Read More »