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Impact of Modern Infill Development Challenged

Impact of Modern Infill Development Challenged

The “necessary, desirable, and compatible” plans for a decidedly modern infill development of four little single-family dwellings to rise up to 20 feet in height on the undeveloped “flag lot” at 1846 Grove Street – a parcel which is effectively bounded by the back yards of the homes fronting... Read More »

SF’s Ambitious Central SoMa Plan Could be Adopted Next Month

SF’s Ambitious Central SoMa Plan Could be Adopted Next Month

With San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors having upheld the certification of the City’s plan to mitigate the projected environmental impacts of its ambitious Central SoMa Plan, rejecting a handful of appeals in a majority vote, the Board is now on track to adopt the plan next month. If adopted... Read More »

Potential Adoption of Ambitious Central SoMa Plan Pushed Back

Potential Adoption of Ambitious Central SoMa Plan Pushed Back

With San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors having just voted to continue their hearing of a California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) based appeal of the City’s plan to mitigate the projected environmental impacts of its ambitious Central SoMa Plan to September 25, the Planning Commission hearing at which Supervisor Kim’s proposed... Read More »

City Aims for Adoption of Ambitious Central Soma Plan in September

City Aims for Adoption of Ambitious Central Soma Plan in September

With a total of sixty-four (64) amendments having been proposed by Supervisor Kim, including incentives for the construction of on-site affordable housing units, requiring developments to secure a building permit within 30 months of being approved rather than being banked, and increasing the potential for additional housing to be... Read More »

Supervisors Slated to Hear City’s Ambitious Central Soma Plan

Supervisors Slated to Hear City’s Ambitious Central Soma Plan

Unanimously supported by San Francisco’s Planning Commission back in May, San Francisco’s full Board of Supervisors is now slated to hear and potentially vote on the passage of the City’s ambitious Central SoMa Plan on July 17. Keep in mind that one of the items upon which the Board will... Read More »

Cloud over Claremont Hotel Project Could Soon Be Cleared Up

Cloud over Claremont Hotel Project Could Soon Be Cleared Up

Confusion over whether or not the landmark Claremont Hotel & Spa’s historic status extends to its formerly landscaped grounds, a determination which has been clouding the preparation of the required Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the proposed expansion of the club and addition of 43 condos and a single-family... Read More »

Eagle Plaza And Former Co-Living Development Closer To Reality

Eagle Plaza And Former Co-Living Development Closer To Reality

The plans for a three-building development to rise up to seven stories at Harrison and 12th Streets have been granted an exception from having to complete a lengthy environmental review. And as part of the proposed 1532 Harrison Street project, the conversion of 12th Street between Harrison and Bernice into... Read More »

Development Granted Key Exemption, Ditching Sixth Street Address

Development Granted Key Exemption, Ditching Sixth Street Address

The proposed plans for an 8‐story building with 112 residential units to rise on the northeast corner of Sixth and Harrison, on the Eastern SoMa site of a long-shuttered service station across from The EndUp, have just been granted a key exemption from having to complete a lengthy environmental review.... Read More »

Fodder For Warriors Arena Opponents And Proponents As Well

Fodder For Warriors Arena Opponents And Proponents As Well

We haven’t had a chance to review all 2,304 pages of the Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the proposed Golden State Warriors Arena, retail and office complex to rise in Mission Bay, but we’ll do our best before the public hearing for the report that has been scheduled... Read More »

The Warriors’ Big Play To Steal Their Arena Opponents’ Thunder

The Warriors’ Big Play To Steal Their Arena Opponents’ Thunder

While the Mission Bay Alliance prepares to mount a legal challenge of the Environmental Impact Report for the Golden State Warriors proposed Mission Bay Arena, the Warrior’s application to have the development certified as an “Environmental Leadership Project” by the Governor of California has taken a step forward.  The... Read More »