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Bayview Development

Bayview Development

The Third Street Light Rail is breathing new life into the Bayview. Armstrong Place, consisting of 256 for-sale and rental units, was recently approved for construction at 5600 Third Street. And next week, Levin Menzies & Associates will seek Planning Commission approval for a major condo project at 3800... Read More »

No Ice For You!

We hate to even mention it (it’s already gotten more than its fifteen minutes of fame), but in case you were actually wondering, Icer Air 2005 (a.k.a. the Fillmore Fiasco) has been CANCELLED. Here’s your chance Potrero. · Pacific Heights ski jumping canceled · Ski jump event up... Read More »

Cool Suburb In The City

“With large houses and sprawling yards, even some families who can afford to buy homes in San Francisco are choosing to rent in the Presidio…” Amen brother sister. · Presidio more of a haven for families with children · The Presidio Trust Read More »

Cleaning Up The Yard

Cleaning Up The Yard

The extreme makeover of the Hunters Point Shipyard is continuing to move forward. The Shipyard, which has been on the EPA’s toxic “Priority List” for nearly 15 years, will undergo an $80 million cleanup, redevelopment, and “renaissance” over the next three years. The cleanup requires the (hopefully) temporary displacement... Read More »

Hayes Valley And Octavia Boulevard Update

Hayes Valley And Octavia Boulevard Update

Matt over at the SFHomeBlog is keeping us honest this morning. We’ve been remiss in covering the Octavia Boulevard development, but damn it, no longer… The public comment period on the Market & Octavia Neighborhood Plan has been extended to Tuesday August 23, at 5pm. A few other resources... Read More »

Weekend Green

Weekend Green

Not the most substantial story (and no, our image isn’t the most relevant), but we just couldn’t head into the weekend with a big picture of trash headlining the site, so… According to the San Francisco Examiner, “Four of The City’s most blighted blocks will be spruced up with... Read More »

Bayview/Bernal Home Depot Update

Home Depot will present its final Environmental Impact Report to the Planning Commission this Thursday, July 28, at 5pm in City Hall Room 400. The public is welcome to attend and comment prior to the Commissions “go”/“no-go” vote. Bring popcorn, this one should be interesting. · Home Depot debate... Read More »

Home Depot Almost Home?

Home Depot Almost Home?

Next week Home Depot is headed back in front of the Planning Commission. Having signed a lease for the old Goodman Lumber location at 491 Bayshore Blvd. over five years ago, the Depot is still seeking approval to begin development. Proponents point to desperately needed neighborhood jobs and a... Read More »

We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Starbucks

Western Addition might soon join ranks with North Beach and Hayes Valley by restricting the ability of chain stores with “standardized merchandise and esthetics” (e.g. Starbucks) to locate within their neighborhoods. A proposed ordinance, also in the works for Cole Valley, would severely restrict chains with 11 or more... Read More »