Articles Recently Tagged: 235 Valencia

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Modern Mission District Project Moving Forward with New Facade

Modern Mission District Project Moving Forward with New Facade

DDG Partners is pushing forward with plans to raze the former Loren ‘Hap’ Jones’ former motorcycle shop at 235 Valencia Street and build 45 apartments, the majority of which would be efficiency studios measuring under 350 square feet apiece, over 5,500 square feet of ground floor retail space on... Read More »

Three Schemes for Hap’s Old Mission Haunt and a New Living Alley

Three Schemes for Hap’s Old Mission Haunt and a New Living Alley

With San Francisco’s Historic Preservation Commission having cleared the way for Loren ‘Hap’ Jones’ former motorcycle shop at 235 Valencia Street to be razed, the formal plans for the site have now been submitted to Planning, as plugged-in readers have known to expect. As designed by Heller Manus for... Read More »

Hap’s Old Mission Haunt Likely to Be Razed for Condos to Rise

Hap’s Old Mission Haunt Likely to Be Razed for Condos to Rise

While San Francisco’s Historic Preservation Commission is slated to formally forego a nomination of Loren ‘Hap’ Jones’ former motorcycle shop at 235 Valencia Street for landmark status, a designation which could have blocked a redevelopment of the Mission District site, the Commission is poised to make an administrative change... Read More »

The Race to Landmark or Raze Hap’s Old Mission District Haunt

The Race to Landmark or Raze Hap’s Old Mission District Haunt

A member of the American Motorcycle Association Hall of Fame, Loren ‘Hap’ Jones was a pioneer in motorcycle riding, racing and culture. And he was the first civilian to cross the Golden Gate Bridge, silently weaving his Indian motorcycle through the crowd of pedestrians waiting to cross the new... Read More »