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Skyscrapers Of San Francisco, Circa 1906

Skyscrapers Of San Francisco, Circa 1906

Following San Francisco’s Great Quake and Fire in 1906, plans were laid for the lower end of Kearny Street, “which had been disfigured for years by rows of rookeries and little stores of shark clothiers,” to blossom into a district of “skyscrapers.” The first bud of the district was... Read More »

Long-Vacant Downtown Lot Ready For (Downsized) Development

Long-Vacant Downtown Lot Ready For (Downsized) Development

Zoned for development up to 300-feet in height, a 30-story hotel was proposed to rise on the northwest corner of Pine and Kearny in 1981. In 1982, the proposal was changed to a 26-story office building, a proposal which was never approved for the 500 Pine Street parcel upon... Read More »