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Twisty 400-Foot-Tall Tower has Topped Out

Twisty 400-Foot-Tall Tower has Topped Out

Having broken ground on the northwest corner of Spear and Folsom back in 2017, construction on the twisty 400-foot-tall tower dubbed MIRA (a.k.a. 280 Spear Street) has officially “topped out.” And with the installation of the tower’s distinctive façade rapidly progressing, as captured above and below by Jason O’Rear... Read More »

RFP to Redevelop SF’s Temporary Terminal Site about to Be Issued

RFP to Redevelop SF’s Temporary Terminal Site about to Be Issued

A request for proposals to build around 240 units of affordable housing on the southern third of San Francisco’s Temporary Transbay Terminal Site, at 200 Folsom Street, between Beale and Main, is about to be issued by San Francisco’s Office of Community Investment and Infrastructure. As roughly massed below,... Read More »

Timing for That Twisty Bay Tower Now Rising on Folsom

Timing for That Twisty Bay Tower Now Rising on Folsom

While aiming for an opening in the first quarter of 2020, the expected overall completion date for the twisty 400-foot-tall “Bay Tower” designed by Jeanne Gang rising at 100/160 Folsom Street and adjacent mid-rise buildings on the northwest corner of Folsom and Spear, has been pushed back to the... Read More »

Temporary Transbay Terminal to Become a Condo Showroom

Temporary Transbay Terminal to Become a Condo Showroom

While there are big plans to redevelop the Transbay District block bounded by Howard, Beale, Folsom and Main once San Francisco’s Temporary Transbay Terminal is shuttered after San Francisco’s new Transbay Transit Center opens sometime next year, the ground for around 240 affordable units to rise up to 165-feet... Read More »

New Timing for Twisty Transbay Tower

New Timing for Twisty Transbay Tower

While the Transbay District site for the twisty 400-foot-tall “Bay Tower” designed by Jeanne Gang to rise at 160 Folsom Street, on the northwest corner of Folsom and Spear, has been cleared and building permits issued, permits to start preparing the site for construction (excavation, shoring and pile driving)... Read More »

San Francisco’s Future Skyline Newly Rendered and on the Way

San Francisco’s Future Skyline Newly Rendered and on the Way

Along with the refined plans for the proposed 800-foot-tall tower to rise at 550 Howard Street come the latest renderings of San Francisco’s future skyline. As produced by steelblue, the renderings include every tall tower on the way, including the Foster + Partners designed Oceanwide tower at 50 First... Read More »

New Timing and Details for That Twisty 400-Foot Tower Project

New Timing and Details for That Twisty 400-Foot Tower Project

The Disposition and Development Agreement for Transbay Block 1, upon which Tishman Speyer is planning to build a twisty 400-foot-tall tower designed by Jeanne Gang at the corner of Folsom and Spear, is slated to be conditionally approved by the City’s Office of Community Investment and Infrastructure Commissioners this... Read More »

Hearing for Twisty Tower’s Proposed Height Increase Underway

Hearing for Twisty Tower’s Proposed Height Increase Underway

San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors has officially heard the public testimony for the proposed amendment to the City’s previously approved Transbay District Plan, an amendment which would raise the height limit for Transbay Block 1, a block which is currently only zoned for development up to 300 feet in... Read More »

San Francisco’s Future Transbay Park and Foreshadowing

San Francisco’s Future Transbay Park and Foreshadowing

A plugged-in tipster delivers the latest rendering for San Francisco’s future Transbay Park, the construction of which is currently slated to commence in early 2018 (once the operations of the Temporary Transbay Terminal move to San Francisco’s new Transbay Transit Center and free up the blocks bounded by Folsom,... Read More »

Height Increase for Twisty Bay Tower Formally Proposed

Height Increase for Twisty Bay Tower Formally Proposed

An amendment to San Francisco’s Redevelopment Plan for the Transbay District has been drafted and formally put forth for adoption in order to raise the height limit for Transbay Block 1, a block which is currently only zoned for development up to 300 feet in height but upon which... Read More »