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14-Story Hayes Valley Development Slated for Approval

14-Story Hayes Valley Development Slated for Approval

The refined plans for a 14-story building to rise up to 145 feet in height upon the two Hayes Valley parking lot parcels at 600 McAllister Street, which includes the former Central Freeway Parcel D on the northwest corner of McAllister and Franklin, have just qualified for a streamlined... Read More »

Challenges for That 1,066-Foot-Tall Tower as Proposed

Challenges for That 1,066-Foot-Tall Tower as Proposed

As we first outlined this past November: Engineered by Planning and adopted back in 2012, San Francisco’s Transit Center District Plan (TCDP) was designed to limit the number of tall buildings that would rise above the city’s downtown core, with building heights stepping down from the Salesforce/Transbay Transit Center... Read More »

Bonus Plans for the Façade of the Historic Delucchi Building

Bonus Plans for the Façade of the Historic Delucchi Building

As we outlined eleven months ago, 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... Read More »

The Supersized Plans for the Sloat Garden Center Site

The Supersized Plans for the Sloat Garden Center Site

Supersized plans for redeveloping the landmark Sloat Garden Center site at 2700 Sloat Boulevard have, in fact, been drawn, plans which now envision a 12-story rising up to 125 feet in height across the Outer Parkside block, as newly rendered by Korb and Associates. The new plans for the... Read More »

Modern Duboce Triangle Development Closer to Reality

Modern Duboce Triangle Development Closer to Reality

The formal application for approval to raze the former furniture warehouse turned art gallery (67 Belcher) and designer loft (69 Belcher) and develop a modern five-story building on the 12,500-square-foot Duboce Triangle site has been submitted to Planning. As designed by Stanley Saitowitz | Natoma Architects and further refined... Read More »

Bonus Plans for Building Up on Clement Closer to Reality

Bonus Plans for Building Up on Clement Closer to Reality

As we outlined early last year, plans to raze the shuttered China Dance School & Theater building on the southeast corner of Clement and 32nd Avenue are in the works. And as envisioned, a six-story building could rise up to 64 feet in height upon the 3055 Clement Street... Read More »

Bigger Church Street Project Even Closer to Reality

Bigger Church Street Project Even Closer to Reality

As we outlined last year, while plans to raze the former Sparky’s, and current Thorough Bread and Pastry, building and build up to six stories in height upon the 240-250 Church Street site had yet to be approved, they were working their way through Planning. Since then, an extra... Read More »

Approved Grubstake Redevelopment Challenged Anew

Approved Grubstake Redevelopment Challenged Anew

In the works since mid-2015, as we first reported at the time, San Francisco’s Planning Commission approved the bonus-sized plans for a modern 8-story building to rise up to 83 feet on the historic Grubstake site last month, a site which is principally zoned for development up to 65... Read More »

Bonus Plans for a Neighborhood Infill Project on the Boards

Bonus Plans for a Neighborhood Infill Project on the Boards

Purchased for $1.35 million this past March, plans to raze the 1,045-square-foot, single-family home which sits on a 3,436-square-foot lot at 2083 Ellis Street are in the works. And as envisioned and roughly massed below, a six-story building could rise up to 66 feet in height upon the site,... Read More »

Mid-Market Parking Lot Tower Slated for Approval, But…

Mid-Market Parking Lot Tower Slated for Approval, But…

As we outlined early last year: The Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the proposed 27-story infill tower to rise on Nordstrom’s underdeveloped parking lot parcel at 469 Stevenson Street has just been released by Planning and hasn’t raised any extraordinary red flags (other than with respect to a... Read More »