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Hayes Valley Site Approved for Super Skinny Buildings Back in Play

Hayes Valley Site Approved for Super Skinny Buildings Back in Play

Having been approved for a pair of super skinny buildings to rise up to five stories across the Hayes Valley site, the two former Central Freeway Parcels M and N (a.k.a. 300 and 350 Octavia Street) are now on the market rather than preparing to break ground. As designed... Read More »

Super Skinny Hayes Valley Buildings Slated for Approval

Super Skinny Hayes Valley Buildings Slated for Approval

While opposed by neighbors whose property line windows and verandas will be blocked (along with stated concerns about construction noise and the displacement of the mature trees on the site), the plans for a pair of super skinny Hayes Valley buildings to rise up to five stories at 300... Read More »

Plans for a Pair of Modern Buildings on Two Skinny Lots

Plans for a Pair of Modern Buildings on Two Skinny Lots

Speaking of former Central Freeway parcels and future Hayes Valley developments, the plans for a pair of modern five-story buildings to rise on Central Freeway Parcels M (350 Octavia) and N (300 Octavia), two undeveloped parcels which are just over 18-feet wide, have been refined and are working their... Read More »

Noe Valley Space Invader House Sells For $2.6M

Noe Valley Space Invader House Sells For $2.6M

As we wrote about the Noe Valley “Space Invader” home two weeks ago: Listed for $2.25 million in 2012, the Noe Valley Victorian at 264 Clipper Street which was remodeled under the direction of Envelope Architecture + Design, and embedded with a Space Invader in the concrete out front, sold for $1.895... Read More »

Space Invader Home In Contract

Space Invader Home In Contract

Listed for $2.25 million in 2012, the Noe Valley Victorian at 264 Clipper Street which was remodeled under the direction of Envelope Architecture + Design, and embedded with a Space Invader in the concrete out front, sold for $1.895 million in January 2013. Returned to the market two weeks ago... Read More »

A Push For The Architecture + Design Envelope Over In Noe

A Push For The Architecture + Design Envelope Over In Noe

As we wrote and revealed about 264 Clipper Street back in 2009: The Envelope Architecture + Design remodel of 264 Clipper Street over in Noe Valley lands in The New York Times today. Purchased for $1,368,000 in August of 2005 according to public records (“$1 million in 2005” according... Read More »

Pushing The Architecture + Design Envelope Over In Noe

Pushing The Architecture + Design Envelope Over In Noe

As we wrote and revealed about 264 Clipper Street back in 2009: The Envelope Architecture + Design remodel of 264 Clipper Street over in Noe Valley lands in The New York Times today. Purchased for $1,368,000 in August of 2005 according to public records (“$1 million in 2005” according... Read More »

The Evolution Of EnvelopeA+D’s Proxy Project For Parcels K+L

The Evolution Of EnvelopeA+D’s Proxy Project For Parcels K+L

The leases for Octavia Boulevard Parcels K+L have passed from San Francisco’s Land Use and Economic Development Committee last week to San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors for adoption this afternoon. How envelope A+D’s evolved design for the “proxy” project on the parcels could evolve: The Biergarten should be in... Read More »

Envelope A+D’s “Proxy” For Octavia Boulevard Lots K+L

Envelope A+D’s “Proxy” For Octavia Boulevard Lots K+L

Envelope A+D’s designs for a temporary “proxy” on Octavia Boulevard lots K+L: A placeholder for a more permanent building, proxy is a temporary two-block construct that imagines a vibrant focal point for commerce and community. proxy is conceived in relation to the realization that, due to the economic downturn,... Read More »

Skate Design Or Die: Pushing The Envelope On 264 Clipper Street

Skate Design Or Die: Pushing The Envelope On 264 Clipper Street

The Envelope Architecture + Design remodel of 264 Clipper Street over in Noe Valley lands in The New York Times today. Purchased for $1,368,000 in August of 2005 according to public records (“$1 million in 2005” according to the Times). Renovated at a cost of “just under $500,000” in... Read More »