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The Greenwich (1501 Greenwich): Website Live And Floor Plans Return

The Greenwich (1501 Greenwich): Website Live And Floor Plans Return

Four months ago we provided the scoop on the transformation (as in complete razing and rebuild) of 2655 Van Ness from a 27,000 square foot office building into twenty-nine (29) new condominiums with a more upscale 1501 Greenwich address. And a few weeks later a plugged-in (and quite resourceful)... Read More »

130 New Apartments And Fresh Groceries, Both For The Greater Good

130 New Apartments And Fresh Groceries, Both For The Greater Good

The Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corp. (TNDC) has acquired the 22,000-square-foot surface parking lot on the corner of Taylor and Eddy, and according to J.K. Dineen, the designs for development include both apartments (13-story building) and a 15,000-square-foot ground-floor grocery store. Eddy & Taylor Family Housing will be comprised of... Read More »

JustQuotes: Breaking Down A Barrier Between North And South

JustQuotes: Breaking Down A Barrier Between North And South

“City planners are proposing to redesign a below-ground-level stretch of Geary Boulevard to create more open space and pedestrian-friendly links between Japantown and the Fillmore and Western Addition areas. Options ... Read More »

The First Physical Sign (Quite Literally) Of Home Depot Development

The First Physical Sign (Quite Literally) Of Home Depot Development

A plugged-in reader reports: “As I was driving by today, there were four guys standing on the awning removing the “Home Depot YES” sign and replacing it with a “Home Depot Coming Soon” sign.” UPDATE: And Bayview Hunters Point Home Blog scores the photographic proof. ∙ Home Depot Bayshore... Read More »

JustQuotes: At Least The North Beach NIMBYs Are Out In The Open

“There’s a place for everything,” said. “For example, I like Pottery Barn. I’m glad there’s one in the Marina. But I wouldn’t want one in North Beach. We don’t want chains in North Beach.” (‘Survivor’ champ... Read More »

Parkmerced: From The Plans To Develop, To The Plans To Preserve

A month ago it was insight was into the plan to develop Parkmerced. And today, it’s insight into the plans of those who wish to preserve the “landmark”: has submitted Parkmerced to the city’s landmarks designation... Read More »

UPDATE: Mr. Cage Cashes Out Plays With Fewer Chips On Francisco

UPDATE: Mr. Cage Cashes Out Plays With Fewer Chips On Francisco

Well, it looks like our attempt to kick the weekend off on a somewhat lighter note has gone awry (and that Sleepiguy’s surprise was entirely justified). And contrary to what we initially reported twelve hours ago (so much for that scoop), 898 Francisco has not sold. We repeat, 898... Read More »

And Now Back To The Hugo Hotel (And Eminent Domain On Sixth)

And Now Back To The Hugo Hotel (And Eminent Domain On Sixth)

With an assessed tax value of $474,894 (despite an estimated value of at least $3,250,000), and a yearly tax contribution of only $7,269.58, yesterday’s post concerning the Hugo Hotel quickly turned into a debate over propostion 13 (which we’ll let rage on). But for those who might be more... Read More »

JustQuotes: Eminent Domain For Affordable Housing On Sixth Street?

JustQuotes: Eminent Domain For Affordable Housing On Sixth Street?

“A push to replace a vacant building with furniture famously bolted to its walls on Sixth and Howard streets with housing and stores will be discussed today by The City’s redevelopment agency, which is considering legal efforts to forcibly purchase the property. The 144-room, 99-year-old Hugo Hotel has been... Read More »

Two Out Of Three For Single-Family Homes In Noe Valley Isn’t Too Bad

Two Out Of Three For Single-Family Homes In Noe Valley Isn’t Too Bad

While the list price for 4400 24th Street has been reduced by another $196,000 (now listed $296,000 under original asking), a reader’s recommendation at 525 Jersey closed escrow for $1,810,000 ($115,000 over asking), and our “deck-o-licious” 1039 Noe closed escrow for $2,612,501 ($417,501 over asking). UPDATE: Sorry for any... Read More »