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Bigger Plans to Transform This Tenderloin Block and Local Icon

Bigger Plans to Transform This Tenderloin Block and Local Icon

The Fifth Church of Christ, Scientist has been working on plans to redevelop the Tenderloin parcel upon which their 27,000-square-foot church sits, as we first reported back in 2013. As originally envisioned, the existing church and boarded-up storefronts at 450-474 O’Farrell Street were to be completely razed and a... Read More »

OMG!  Another Church on the Market for $3.2M

OMG! Another Church on the Market for $3.2M

The Gethsemane Church of God in Christ at 240 Page Street is on the market for $3.2 million. While the 5,500-square-foot church is historically protected, the interior of the Hayes Valley building can be redesigned and reconfigured and it’s zoned for residential use(s) and redevelopment. The Church of God... Read More »

Let There Be Housing, Parking Be Damned

Let There Be Housing, Parking Be Damned

Speaking of redeveloping a (one-time) church, a public hearing to review the plans for converting the Spanish Colonial Oakland church and school at 1638 47th Avenue into 60 apartments will be held by the City’s Planning Commission next week. As proposed by Riaz Inc. and designed by Artthaus, the... Read More »

Plans For 12-Story Building Could Transform A Tenderloin Block

Plans For 12-Story Building Could Transform A Tenderloin Block

Having been banned from the church for being disruptive, a protester has been stationed outside the Fifth Church of Christ, Scientist’s building at 450 O’Farrell Street on a near daily basis for over a year, accusing the Church of having turned a blind eye to the boarded-up property it... Read More »