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High Rise Living And Neighborhood Development In San Francisco

Our recent post on the proposed Renzo Piano towers at First and Mission further fueled the discussion of nearby neighborhood development in general, and sparked some interesting comments with regard to high rise living in specific. Or as one reader commented, it’s not simply a “mine will be taller…mine... Read More »

Just Quotes: Bayview-Hunters Point Redevelopment

“Opponents of a move to place 1,400 acres in San Francisco’s Bayview-Hunters Point area under the city Redevelopment Agency have filed a lawsuit in an attempt to revive a push for a referendum on the issue.” (Suit filed to revive vote on Bayview redevelopment plans) Read More »

Neighbors In South Mission Bay (555 Mission Rock Street?)

Neighbors In South Mission Bay (555 Mission Rock Street?)

From a “plugged in” tipster: In the comments to the Radiance project, someone mentioned that it will be the only project there for a while. That’s actually not true. There’s a 9-story building by Urban Housing Group under construction right now… We assume this to be 555 Mission Rock... Read More »

Radiance At Mission Bay: Sales Center And Website Coming Soon

Radiance At Mission Bay: Sales Center And Website Coming Soon

A tipster notes that BOSA Development is converting Catellus’ Mission Bay offices in the Glassworks building (across from AT&T Park) into a sales office for their Mission Bay developments. First up, Radiance at Mission Bay a 417 unit development in Mission Bay between Terry Francois and Third Street (near... Read More »

San Francisco Board Of Supervisors Agenda: 12/12/06

San Francisco Board Of Supervisors Agenda: 12/12/06

Three relatively big housing related items were on the agenda for yesterday’s Board of Supervisors meeting. 1. A two year extension on the condominium conversion lottery. If passed, the ordinance (pdf) would extend the 200-unit annual limit through 2008 and – if we’re reading it correctly – end the... Read More »

From Top To Bottom In Four Neighborhoods

Last week we featured Garrett’s rundown of the most expensive Single Family Homes in Noe Valley, Potrero Hill, and Glen Park. This week, the least expensive (and a Bernal Heights bonus): Glen Park: 99 Surrey St – $499,000, 12 DOM, described as “rustic” Bernal Heights: 1510 York Street –... Read More »

Lose Some Now, Win Some Later

Lose Some Now, Win Some Later

According to a tipster, we can reduce SocketSite’s “Cii” pipeline by 130 new homes (or not, see UPDATE below): “1355-1375 Sutter (@ Franklin) had won approval for residential condo conversion- they were going to add 6 floors to the building and convert it. wnership got entitlements thru the redevelopment... Read More »

A Reader’s “5 Suggestions To Turn Around Fillmore”

Our VIP coverage of Heritage on Fillmore sparked an email from an Alamo Square resident concerned with the general development of the neighborhood (“ disappointed by the lack of vision and activity in this stretch ”. The “plugged in” reader provides “5 Suggestions To Turn Around Fillmore”: Read More »

Garrett’s Quick Peek

Realtor Garrett provides a quick “peek” into the most expensive Single Family Homes currently listed in Noe Valley, Potrero Hill, and Glen Park. And here’s what he sees: Noe Valley: 554 Valley Street – $2.879m, 24 DOM, unsuccessfully listed twice before Potrero Hill: 733 De haro Street – $1.975m,... Read More »

More Mid-Market Development And Definition

More Mid-Market Development And Definition

As Damion notes, the development of Argenta, Soma Grand, and Mint Plaza all fall within (or at least border) the area bound by the proposed Mid-Market Redevelopment Plan. The plan is currently pending before the Board of Supervisors, and if adopted, would most likely hasten the revitalization (or gentrification)... Read More »