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In the Heights of Eureka Valley

In the Heights of Eureka Valley

Redeveloped in 2018, as was the single-family home at 335 Diamond Street next door, the two-unit building at 333 Diamond returned to the market in 2019, listed as a 5,190-square-foot single-family home, with a “legal unit/guest quarters, equipped with its own kitchen private entry for friends and family”... Read More »

Restored “Mayor’s Mansion” Reduced, Still on the Market

Restored “Mayor’s Mansion” Reduced, Still on the Market

The storied Liberty Hill home at 3690 21st Street, which sits on a nearly 6,000-square-foot, camouflaged corner lot and was built as a party/guest house for San Francisco Mayor James “Sunny Jim” Rolph in 1930, was purchased by Frederick Roeber, who was a graduate of the California Institute of... Read More »

A Creative Cow Hollow Transformation and Pesky Complaint

A Creative Cow Hollow Transformation and Pesky Complaint

Purchased as a 3,260-square-foot, two-unit building for $3.2 million in June of 2017, plans to remodel 2742-2744 Baker Street were approved in early 2018. As approved and subsequently permitted, the building’s second story was to be split 60/40 between the two units, with what was a storage area on... Read More »

Appreciation for a Stately Presidio Heights Home

Appreciation for a Stately Presidio Heights Home

Extensively remodeled in 2015, the Presidio Heights home at 145 Presidio Avenue was listed for $7.495 million in April 2019 and sold for $7.2 million that June. While maintaining a formal dining room, living room and family room, the stately home is now outfitted with an airy chef’s kitchen... Read More »

Seeking Forgiveness for an Illegal Grow House Conversion

Seeking Forgiveness for an Illegal Grow House Conversion

Illegally converted into a cannabis grow house early last year, with unpermitted electrical work and construction, a formal request “to convert” the former Bay Area Ironworks Suppliers building at 1440 Egbert Avenue, across from Laughing Monk Brewing in Bayview, into a “cannabis cultivation and packaging facility” have been drafted... Read More »

The Appreciation for a Luxurious Liberty Hill Home

The Appreciation for a Luxurious Liberty Hill Home

While legally a two-unit building, 250-252 Cumberland Street was redeveloped as a high-end, 4,000-square-foot Liberty Hill home in 2014 and sold for $6 million that October. Located half a block above Dolores Park, the five-bedroom home now features an open main floor, with “timeless design and sumptuous finishes,” a... Read More »

The Return(s) of a Formerly Foreclosed Upon Noe Valley Home

The Return(s) of a Formerly Foreclosed Upon Noe Valley Home

Having been foreclosed upon, flipped and then completely remodeled to yield a nearly 3,000-square-foot Noe Valley home, with a “dramatic open floor plan,” four en-suite bedrooms and a two-car garage, 1164 Church Street sold for $2.45 million in October of 2013, as we outlined at the time. Since further... Read More »

Conversion of Iconic Union Square Building Closer to Reality

Conversion of Iconic Union Square Building Closer to Reality

The plans for redeveloping the iconic I. Magnin/Macy’s Building on the southwest corner of Geary and Stockton, across from Union Square, have been refined as newly rendered by Handel Architects. While the top three floors of the building are still envisioned to be converted into 21 high-end condos, the... Read More »

Dolores Heights View Home Fetches an Early 2019 Price

Dolores Heights View Home Fetches an Early 2019 Price

Having been “meticulously rebuilt to exacting luxury standards” in 2018, the three-bedroom, 3000-square-foot Dolores Heights view home at 3627 21st Street sold for $4.5 million in March of 2019. Featuring a modern open floor plan, panoramic views, a spacious “primary suite” with direct access the home’s landscaped yard, and... Read More »

A High-End Pad Fetches Eight Figures Under Its Original Price

A High-End Pad Fetches Eight Figures Under Its Original Price

Having undergone an extensive renovation by The Wiseman Group back in 2006, the nearly 9,000-square-foot mansion at 2590 Green Street, on the border of Cow Hollow and Pacific Heights, returned to the market priced at $32 million in October of 2019. “Meticulously designed to capture the essence of inspired... Read More »