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310 Townsend: Two New Listings, (At Least) One New Price

310 Townsend: Two New Listings, (At Least) One New Price

Two new listings for condos at 310 Townsend have hit the MLS. Both are advertising “Special 3.875% financing,” and the list price on at least one (#411) appears to have been reduced $45,000 (5.2%) since first hitting the market earlier this year. Any “plugged-in” readers care to share the... Read More »

For Our Love Of Old Engine House #23 (3022 Washington)

For Our Love Of Old Engine House #23 (3022 Washington)

We’ve had a serious crush on the converted firehouse at 3022 Washington for as long as we can remember. And just when we thought our crush couldn’t get any stronger, we catch a glimpse of that beautiful wood burning stove… Designed by Architect Bernhardt Henriksen, the San Francisco firehouse... Read More »

The Heublein Building Lofts (601 4th Street)

The Heublein Building Lofts (601 4th Street)

In 1991, Holliday Development brought 88 live/work lofts in the converted Heublein Building (601 4th Street) to market. The conversion of the former wine distributorship marked San Francisco’s first commercial-turned-residential development (predating two other Holliday developments – The ClockTower Lofts and 355 Bryant). According to Holliday, “espite the pending... Read More »

The ClockTower Lofts (461 2nd Street)

The ClockTower Lofts (461 2nd Street)

A recent debate about the impact of Bay Bridge traffic and noise on a number of Rincon Hill developments leads to a logical end beginning: soliciting input from those who have lived in a similarly situated development over the course of the past 14 years. Developed by Rick Holliday,... Read More »

The Live/Work Lofts of 355 Bryant

The Live/Work Lofts of 355 Bryant

We really weren’t kidding about our love for 355 Bryant. It’s one of the true loft conversion buildings in San Francisco, and for the most part, it’s beautifully done. Granted, it’s not the right building for everyone, but if you like New York style lofts with open floor plans,... Read More »

The Royal San Francisco

The Royal San Francisco

The Royal Insurance Building at 201 Sansome Street was built in 1907 for the Royal Globe Insurance Company, and after ninety-nine years, it’s going residential. Designed by New York City architects, Howell and Stokes, the building was designated a San Francisco Landmark in 1983 (the exterior of the building... Read More »

1200 Indiana: Flip Or Folly?

1200 Indiana: Flip Or Folly?

If we remember correctly, the ultra modern (and apparently “URBAN FABULOUS”) live/work space at 1200 Indiana last changed hands was last on the market about nine months ago after it was (listed at $1,998,000 with Herth). Well, it’s back on the market with a new price ($2,188,000) and a... Read More »