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Hardcore East Bay Property Porn (And Then Some): 737 2nd St. #405

Hardcore East Bay Property Porn (And Then Some): 737 2nd St. #405

First and foremost, the property is across the bay in Oakland. We repeat, this is across the bay in Oakland. That being said, we’re in love. (And then some.) Wood burning pizza oven, industrial pantry doors, 1000+ bottle temperature controlled wine cellar, and limestone floors in the kitchen. And... Read More »

1501 Greenwich: Twenty-Nine New Condominiums Coming Soon

1501 Greenwich: Twenty-Nine New Condominiums Coming Soon

The transformation of 2655 Van Ness from a 27,000 square foot class B office building (with private tennis court up top) into twenty-nine (29) new condominiums with a more upscale 1501 Greenwich address (no offense Marina Chateau) is about three months from completion. And in case it’s not readily... Read More »

The SocketSite Scoop On 67-69 Belcher (As Promised)

The SocketSite Scoop On 67-69 Belcher (As Promised)

Born a furniture warehouse, 67-69 Belcher was destined to be demolished and redeveloped (into condos) in the early 1980’s. Instead, artist Spaulding Taylor and partner acquired the Duboce Triangle property converting half into a one of kind residence designed by architect Ira Kurlander and Johnathan Straley (67 Belcher), and... Read More »

Coming Soon: Another One Of A Kind Property In San Francisco

Coming Soon: Another One Of A Kind Property In San Francisco

It’s another one of a kind property in San Francisco that the minority will be able to afford, but the majority might enjoy perusing (for one reason or another). And yes, it officially hits the market later this week. The full SocketSite scoop and overview on 67-69 Belcher this... Read More »

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 »

A Second Chance: 355 Bryant #102

A Second Chance: 355 Bryant #102

We couldn’t help but notice that 355 Bryant #102 is back on the market. For those unfamiliar with it, this loft features a stunning modern staircase and true high-end finishes: “The kitchen is by Varenna, the closet system are by Poliform and the bathroom vanities are by Rifra. All... 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 »