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Plans To End Artists’ Mid-Market Battle Slated for Approval

Plans To End Artists’ Mid-Market Battle Slated for Approval

The plans to end a nearly eight-year legal and legislative battle between the (now) thirteen remaining residential tenants of the historic Sterling Building at 1049 Market Street, which was illegally converted into a warren of 83 “live-work” spaces over the years, and the building’s owners, who have been trying... Read More »

Conversion of Historic Cow Hollow Garage Closer to Reality

Conversion of Historic Cow Hollow Garage Closer to Reality

Nearly foreclosed upon when on the market as a development site back in 2017, the 105-year-old Cow Hollow garage at 1776 Green Street, which has been tagged as a Class A Historic Resource for the neighborhood, ended up selling for $5.75 million in 2018. Plans to add two setback... Read More »

Change of Plans for Historic Delucchi Building in North Beach

Change of Plans for Historic Delucchi Building in North Beach

While plans to convert 4,000 square feet of the 10,000-square-foot Delucchi Sheet Metal Works building at 1526 Powell Street were drawn and approved back in 2016, the conversion of the historic building, which was designed to incorporate the building’s existing industrial fixtures and equipment for an authentic industrial aesthetic... Read More »

Industrial Chic Wine Country Retreat Fetches $953 Per Foot

Industrial Chic Wine Country Retreat Fetches $953 Per Foot

Purchased for $1.45 million in 2011, the former wine country cooperage on Lodi Lane in Saint Helena was converted into an industrial chic residence/retreat, complete with a new pool, pool house and an outdoor kitchen with a wood burning pizza oven and grill in 2014. And the 4,800-square-foot home,... Read More »

An Unpermitted Reskin and Resultant Surprise

An Unpermitted Reskin and Resultant Surprise

Purchased as a little two-unit building with “old world charm” for $2.175 million in April of 2018, permits to expand and remodel the two units at 842-844 Lyon Street were secured that June and the building was soon under wraps. Having returned to the market as two “spectacularly remodeled”... Read More »

Planning Angles for Housing Atop the Old Bro’s Building

Planning Angles for Housing Atop the Old Bro’s Building

As we outlined back in September, plans to add four new floors of office space atop the old Roos Bro’s clothing and gent’s furnishings building at 2 Stockton Street, which Forever 21 had most recently occupied, have been drafted and submitted to Planning for feedback. The proposed addition would... Read More »

Contemporary Nob Hill Townhouse Drops Below Its 2015 Price

Contemporary Nob Hill Townhouse Drops Below Its 2015 Price

One of two multi-level condos which replaced the perennially plagued restaurant space at the base of the iconic Beaux-Arts Building at 1001 California Street, the building from which Vincent Friia once ruled over real estate in San Francisco, the 3,680-square-foot “Townhouse No.1” was purchased as new for $4,335,000 in... Read More »

Plans to Expand and Convert the Bro’s Building on Stockton

Plans to Expand and Convert the Bro’s Building on Stockton

Designed by Albert Pissis and built to house the Roos Bro’s clothing and gent’s furnishings business back in 1907, the four-story building at 2 Stockton Street, which was most recently occupied by Forever 21 and was once home to Grodins as well, was “streamlined” in the 1930’s and then... Read More »

Plans to Redevelop the Historic Barneys Building

Plans to Redevelop the Historic Barneys Building

With Barneys New York having declared bankruptcy and shuttered its flagship Union Square store at 77 O’Farrell Street (a.k.a. 48 Stockton) that it had occupied since 2006, plans to redevelop the historic 60,000-square-foot building are in the works. Designed by Lansburgh & Joseph and built for the Newman &... Read More »

Modern Shipping Container Loft Trades for $300K More

Modern Shipping Container Loft Trades for $300K More

Purchased for $5.25 million in May of 2017, the designer Lower Pacific Heights loft at 2230 Bush Street, which is hidden in plain sight above the recently shuttered FLOR store and features two stacked shipping containers that divide the 3,600-square-foot loft’s living and family rooms, and yield a convertible... Read More »