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Sidelined Excelsior District Development Closer to Reality

Sidelined Excelsior District Development Closer to Reality

Sidelined by the economy in 2006, not to mention ongoing concerns about the density of the proposed redevelopment and its impact on the neighborhood, the formal application to level the former Excelsior District Woolworth’s turned Dollar Store at 4550 Mission Street and construct a five-story building upon the site... Read More »

Owner and Operator of Dungeon-Like Death Trap Settle for $3.2M

Owner and Operator of Dungeon-Like Death Trap Settle for $3.2M

The owner and operator of a warren of illegally constructed rental units discovered in the basement of the Clean Wash Center building at 4680-4690 Mission Street, on the border of Mission Terrace and the Excelsior, have agreed to pay over $3.2 million in penalties and restitution. Built in the... Read More »

Major Excelsior District Development Newly Detailed and Phased

Major Excelsior District Development Newly Detailed and Phased

Having been expanded to include the Safeway parcel and parking lot at 4950 Mission Street, in addition to the Valente Marini Perata Funeral home parcel at 4840 Mission, the proposed development to rise up to seven stories in height across the Excelsior District site would now yield a total... Read More »

Plans for Building up in the Excelsior Back in Play

Plans for Building up in the Excelsior Back in Play

Plans to level the former Excelsior District Woolworth’s turned Dollar Store at 4550 Mission Street and construct a four-story building, with 17 residential units over a ground floor retail space and parking for 23 cars, were proposed back in 2006 but subsequently squashed by the economy and ongoing concerns... Read More »

S.F. Sues Owner and Operator of Dungeon-Like Death Trap

S.F. Sues Owner and Operator of Dungeon-Like Death Trap

A warren of 20 illegally constructed rental units were discovered in the basement of the Clean Wash Center building at 4680-4690 Mission Street, on the border of Mission Terrace and the Excelsior, earlier this year. Built in the building’s former garage and constructed of wood-framed partitions – with two... Read More »

Affordable Housing on Alemany as Proposed

Affordable Housing on Alemany as Proposed

Plans to raze the rustic Main Street Theater and develop 103 apartments on the building’s Excelsior District site are moving forward, with the project team having applied for priority processing. As we first reported last year, the proposed development would rise up to 40 feet in height across the... Read More »

Where the Kids Live in San Francisco

Where the Kids Live in San Francisco

It’s a little messy, but we’ve mashed up the Housing for Families with Children report’s map of where the children under 19 live in San Francisco, both in terms of absolute numbers and the relative densities of households with children, and the rough neighborhood boundaries for the city. And... Read More »

Main Street Theater’s Next Production: Housing

Main Street Theater’s Next Production: Housing

Plans to raze the rustic Main Street Theater building in the Excelsior are in the works. And as envisioned, a four-story development with 103 residential units will rise across the 915 Cayuga Avenue site, which extends to Alemany Boulevard, behind the Little Bear School campus at 65 Ocean Avenue... Read More »

Plans for First Major Excelsior District Development in Nearly 25 Years

Plans for First Major Excelsior District Development in Nearly 25 Years

Plans to raze the long-standing Valente Marini Perata & Co. funeral home at 4840 Mission Street have been drawn. And as proposed, a 134-unit development will rise up to six stories in height across the 1.45-acre site, “the first major development in the Excelsior District in nearly 25 years.”... Read More »

Under a Million (and Asking) in Excelsior

Under a Million (and Asking) in Excelsior

As we wrote at the end of last year: “One of the nearly 100 homes listed for sale in San Francisco for which the asking price has recently been reduced, the three-bedroom, single-family Excelsior District home at 159 Dublin Street was foreclosed upon in 2013 with no bidders at... Read More »