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The Framework for a Modern Addition (And Neighbor’s Ire)

The Framework for a Modern Addition (And Neighbor’s Ire)

Plans for a modern addition to the existing setback, three-unit building at 254 Roosevelt Way have been in the works for nearly two years. As designed by The Open Workshop, the footprint of the existing structure would be extended to the street, along with two new basement levels, a... Read More »

How to sell a Prime Presidio Heights Home in Just One Day

How to sell a Prime Presidio Heights Home in Just One Day

The remodeled 6,245-square-foot home at 3530 Washington Street, “on one of the finest blocks in Presidio Heights,” appears to have been priced in late 2018 and was officially listed for $10.25 million in May of last year. The five-floor home features “Bay and Golden Gate views” from its rear-facing... Read More »

Outer Mission Rising as Envisioned and Infilled

Outer Mission Rising as Envisioned and Infilled

Plans to raze the two older buildings at 4716-4722 Mission Street, which technically sit on the border of Mission Terrace and the Excelsior, between Leo and Ruth and within the Excelsior Outer Mission Street Neighborhood Commercial District, have been in the works. And as newly rendered by Stanton Architecture... Read More »

Refined Plans for Redevelopment of Historic Tres Site

Refined Plans for Redevelopment of Historic Tres Site

While Planning balked at the proposed approach for securing two separate office allocations for the redevelopment of the historic Central SoMa building at 130 Townsend Street, which is currently home to Tres SF, and the parking lot at 100 Stanford Street which occupies the remainder of the former Inglenook... Read More »

An “Over Asking” Sale in the Award-Winning YBL Building

An “Over Asking” Sale in the Award-Winning YBL Building

Purchased for $1.235 million in July of 2018, the penthouse-level unit #903 in the award-winning Yerba Buena Lofts building at 855 Folsom Street features two bedrooms, two baths, 1,230 square feet of space (not including the private terrace) and a deeded parking space in the building’s garage. Having returned... Read More »

Planning Pans Plans for Underground Sleeping Rooms

Planning Pans Plans for Underground Sleeping Rooms

As we first outlined a few months ago, plans for a modern SRO building to rise up to 86 feet in height on the southeast corner of South Van Ness Avenue and 15th Street have been drawn, plans which would yield over 200 beds of mostly market-rate housing, with... Read More »

800-Foot-Tall Tower Slated for Planning’s Approval

800-Foot-Tall Tower Slated for Planning’s Approval

San Francisco’s Planning Commission is slated to approve the refined plans for a 61-story tower to rise up to 800 feet in height at 542-550 Howard Street (a.k.a. Transbay Parcel F) next week, a development which would yield a 189-room hotel, 275,000 square feet of office space and 165... Read More »

Cool St. Paul’s Condo Effectively Fetches its 2015 Price

Cool St. Paul’s Condo Effectively Fetches its 2015 Price

Purchased for $1.95 million in June of 2015, the 1,753-square-foot unit #7 in the former St Paul’s Primary School building at 300 Valley Street returned to the market priced at $2.195 million this past September, at sale at which would have represented total appreciation of 12.6 percent for the... Read More »

Revised Plans for Grubstake Site Closer to Reality

Revised Plans for Grubstake Site Closer to Reality

As we first reported back in 2015: Prior to closing escrow on his purchase of the iconic Grubstake restaurant at 1525 Pine Street, buyer Nicholas Pigott quietly engaged D-Scheme Studio to draft plans for razing the restaurant and constructing a slender seven-story building on the Polk Gulch site, with... Read More »

Sophisticated Second Street Condo Trades for a 2013-era Price

Sophisticated Second Street Condo Trades for a 2013-era Price

Purchased for $2.299 million in the first quarter of 2013, the “sophisticated” South Beach condo #502 at 750 Second Street, a boutique, LEED Gold Certified 14-unit building “in the immediate vicinity of our city’s sports complexes…and all the fabulous bars, restaurants, and cafes for which the area is so... Read More »