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Demolition Of Derelict Pagoda Theater Is Underway

Demolition Of Derelict Pagoda Theater Is Underway

The demolition of the derelict North Beach Pagoda Theater is underway. Once the theater is demolished, a shaft to extract the boring machines for San Francisco’s Central Subway project will be constructed upon the site which MUNI has leased for two years at $131,250 per month. And once the... Read More »

As Central Subway Contingency Fund Shrinks, Contract Up For Vote

As Central Subway Contingency Fund Shrinks, Contract Up For Vote

With six years of construction work to go and the contingency fund for San Francisco’s Central Subway project already down from $200 million to $70 million, this afternoon the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is scheduled to vote on the contract to construct the Subway’s three underground stations, elevated... Read More »

Muni Will Pay $131,250 Per Month To Lease The Pagoda Theater Site

Muni Will Pay $131,250 Per Month To Lease The Pagoda Theater Site

As we reported last week: While Muni has a plan to demolish the derelict Pagoda Theater and extract the Central Subway tunneling machines from the North Beach site rather than digging up Columbus Avenue for the task, they don’t yet have a lease. As such, the Planning Commission’s scheduled... Read More »

Pagoda Theater Demolition Vote Delayed Until Muni Has A Lease

Pagoda Theater Demolition Vote Delayed Until Muni Has A Lease

While Muni has a plan to demolish the derelict Pagoda Theater and extract the Central Subway tunneling machines from the North Beach site rather than digging up Columbus Avenue for the task, they don’t yet have a lease. As such, the Planning Commission’s scheduled vote to approve the plan... Read More »

Demolition Of Derelict North Beach Pagoda Theater Set For Approval

Demolition Of Derelict North Beach Pagoda Theater Set For Approval

The rehabilitation and rebuilding of the gutted and long blighted North Beach Pagoda Theater was first approved in 2008, with plans to convert the theater into 18 condos over two ground floor commercial spaces and parking for 27 cars. Seeking to quell the concerns of North Beach merchants and... Read More »

A Plan For San Francisco’s Central Subway To Stop In North Beach

A Plan For San Francisco’s Central Subway To Stop In North Beach

The construction plan for San Francisco’s five stop Central Subway line has long called for digging to continue beyond the last northern stop on the line at Washington and Stockton down in Chinatown in order to excavate the subway drilling machines. Seeking to quell the vocal concerns of North... Read More »

Plans For San Francisco’s Central Subway Chinatown Station Revealed

Plans For San Francisco’s Central Subway Chinatown Station Revealed

While the site has long been secured, and the demolition of the two-story building which sits upon the site of San Francisco’s future Central Subway Chinatown Station authorized, the design for the station has yet to be approved and is scheduled to be presented to San Francisco’s Planning Commission... Read More »

San Francisco’s Central Subway Corridor Project

San Francisco’s Central Subway Corridor Project

As the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency scrambles to secure a few hundred million dollars of non-federal funds to save the Central Subway project, the Planning Department has been awarded a Transportation Planning Grant from Caltrans “to develop an integrated community vision for the southern portion of the Central... Read More »

Central Subway Eminent Domain And Last Resort Housing Plan

Central Subway Eminent Domain And Last Resort Housing Plan

As the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency scrambles to fund the non-federal portion of San Francisco’s Central Subway Project, this afternoon San Francisco’s Land Use and Economic Development Committee tackles an ordinance in support of the SFMTA’s Relocation Impact Study and Last Resort Housing Plan for the project. Approved... Read More »

Dear Santa, A Pony And Two Hundred Million For A Subway Please…

Dear Santa, A Pony And Two Hundred Million For A Subway Please…

Earlier this year the Federal green light and initial funds were given for San Francisco to enter the final design stage for the $1.6 billion Central Subway project, but the bulk of funding to construct the subway is dependent upon the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency securing “at least... Read More »