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Planning to Protect Neighborhood Laundromats, for Now

Planning to Protect Neighborhood Laundromats, for Now

With a third of the neighborhood-serving Laundromats in San Francisco having shuttered over the past eight years, which has disproportionally impacted lower-income and older residents in buildings without in-unit or shared laundry facilities, San Francisco’s Planning Commission is slated to amend San Francisco’s Planning Code to prohibit the demolition... Read More »

Apples-to-Apples to Index for a Contemporary Noe Compound

Apples-to-Apples to Index for a Contemporary Noe Compound

Purchased for $4.6 million in October of 2018, the contemporary Noe Valley home and cottage compound at 680 Douglass Street returned to the market price at $4.795 million last month. Built in 2013, the main home on the front of the lot, with a two-car garage and “gym,” is... Read More »

Bigger Plans for a Project That’s Already Broken Ground

Bigger Plans for a Project That’s Already Broken Ground

Plans to merge the two Central SoMa parcels at 952-960 Howard Street, demolish everything but the façade of the 100-year-old, single-story industrial building at 960 Howard, and develop a new three-story building on the site, with 18,500 square feet of office space, 5,200 square feet of replacement “PDR,” and... Read More »

Bold Plans for an All-New United Irish Cultural Center

Bold Plans for an All-New United Irish Cultural Center

The bold plans for an all-new United Irish Cultural Center to rise up to 96 feet in height on the site of the existing 35-foot-tall Center at 2700 45th Avenue, between Wawona Street and Sloat Boulevard in the Outer Sunset, have been submitted to Planning. As designed by Studio... Read More »

Conversion of Historic Clay Theater Closer to Reality

Conversion of Historic Clay Theater Closer to Reality

Having shuttered in February of last year, plans to convert the historic Clay Theater at 2261 Fillmore Street into a retail space have since been drawn. And a formal application to proceed with the conversion is now working its way through Planning. As proposed, the theater’s façade and marquee... Read More »

Prestigious Palo Alto Déjà Vu

Prestigious Palo Alto Déjà Vu

Purchased for $8.5 million in June of 2016, the “sumptuous” Palo Alto home at 1117 Hamilton Street, which measures 3,376 square feet, sits on a prestigious 10,000-square-foot Crescent Park parcel, and features “exquisite architectural and interior design, exotically-sourced materials, hand-crafted finishes, and elegant appointments throughout,” with five bedroom suites... Read More »

Supervisors Overturn Approval of Group Housing “Switcheroo”

Supervisors Overturn Approval of Group Housing “Switcheroo”

As we first reported last year, a proposed revision to the previously approved plans for a new 13-story, mixed-use building to rise on the site of the columned Fifth Church of Christ, Scientist at 450 O’Farrell Street was in the works, a revision which would have yielded around 300... Read More »

Bonus-Sized Bayview Development(s) on the Boards

Bonus-Sized Bayview Development(s) on the Boards

Acquired for $3 million by way of a forced sale last year, plans for a seven-level, 100-unit apartment building to rise up to 65 feet in height across the six Bayview lots at 5222-5250 Third Street, adjacent to another proposed infill development, have since been drawn. As designed by... Read More »

The Master Plan to Transform Stonestown into a Neighborhood

The Master Plan to Transform Stonestown into a Neighborhood

The Master Plan for developing around 2,900 residential units, up to 200,000 square feet of new office space and an additional 200,000 square feet of new retail and amenity space on the nearly 27 acres of parking that currently wrap around the 11-acre Stonestown Galleria have been drafted and... Read More »

Plans to Bank This Mission District Lot Have Been Drawn

Plans to Bank This Mission District Lot Have Been Drawn

With an acceptable offer for the big Mission District parcel/parking lot on the corner of 16th Street and Shotwell, which was on the market for $10 million last year and upon which the Rolling Stock tire shop had stood prior to being engulfed in flames back in 2015, having... Read More »