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End of Days for the Elbo Room?  Building on the Market for $4.2M

End of Days for the Elbo Room? Building on the Market for $4.2M

With the Elbo Room’s lease now set to expire on January 1, 2019 and plans to redevelop its site having been approved, the corner building which it currently occupies at 645-647 Valencia Street is now on the market with a $4.2 million price tag, touting transferable building permits for... Read More »

Stirrings for Long-Shuttered Mission District Site

Stirrings for Long-Shuttered Mission District Site

With the redevelopment of Elbo Room moving closer to reality, we turn our attention to the long-shuttered furniture store space next door at 657 Valencia Street. Having sat empty for over a decade, plans to level the fire-damaged building are now actively under review. And as envisioned and theoretically... Read More »

Challenge of Elbo Room Redevelopment Slated to Fail

Challenge of Elbo Room Redevelopment Slated to Fail

The building permits for the proposed three-story addition and residential conversion of the two-story Elbo Room building at 645-647 Valencia Street have been requested and triaged. And the formal challenge filed by the owners of the 3-unit building behind the bar who were seeking to force a major redesign... Read More »

The Fallacy of Legacy Business Status in San Francisco

The Fallacy of Legacy Business Status in San Francisco

The benefit of being awarded “Legacy Business” status in San Francisco is widely misunderstood and frequently misrepresented. Businesses that apply and are approved for Legacy Business status by the City are eligible to receive a grant of $500 per full-time employee per year, capped at $50,000 annually. And landlords... Read More »

Neighbors Challenge Elbo Room Redevelopment

Neighbors Challenge Elbo Room Redevelopment

With the proposed redevelopment of the Elbo Room – which now calls adding three new stories atop the existing two-story building at 645-647 Valencia Street, converting its ground floor into a 600-square-foot retail space and 4-car garage, and constructing seven apartments above – having been granted a streamlined environmental... Read More »

Elbo Room Redevelopment Granted Streamlined Review

Elbo Room Redevelopment Granted Streamlined Review

While the owners of the two-story building at 645 Valencia Street have abandoned their original plans to raze the corner building which is currently leased to the Elbo Room, new plans to add three stories atop the existing structure and convert the top four floors into seven units of... Read More »

Elbo Room Lease Extended through 2017

Elbo Room Lease Extended through 2017

While the Elbo Room’s lease expired last month, and the owners of the venue at 645 Valencia have been working on plans to demolish the building and construct nine condos on the site, with approvals for the project yet to be secured, and an environmental review still underway, the... Read More »

Permit To Bulldoze Elbo Room Has Been Requested

Permit To Bulldoze Elbo Room Has Been Requested

The owners of the corner building at 645 Valencia which is currently home to the Elbo Room, the iconic Mission District club whose lease will end on November 1, have submitted their application for a permit to demolish the building along with an application for the permit to build... Read More »

Elbo Room Will Be Razed, Lease Expires November 1

Elbo Room Will Be Razed, Lease Expires November 1

As we first reported early last year, the owners of the building at 645 Valencia Street which is currently leased to the Elbo Room have been working on plans to raze the Mission district venue and construct a five-story condo development with a bit of retail on the ground... Read More »

Plans The Raze The Elbo Room Move Closer To Reality

Plans The Raze The Elbo Room Move Closer To Reality

Despite widely publicized assurances to the contrary, plans to raze the Elbo Room to make way for new condos to rise at 645 Valencia Street are expeditiously moving forward and the meeting to officially present the project to its neighbors has been scheduled for next month. As we first... Read More »