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Landmark Ruling in the Works for Two Abandoned Buildings

Landmark Ruling in the Works for Two Abandoned Buildings

As plugged-in people know, the City has been positioning to sell the two abandoned Alemany Health Center buildings at 35-45 Onondaga Avenue, which sit on two Excelsior District parcels zoned for development up to 40-feet in height, since 2010. And as we first reported last year, a move to... Read More »

Sub-Million Dollar Listings San Francisco

Sub-Million Dollar Listings San Francisco

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 $584,000 in cash on the courthouse steps. Listed for... Read More »

City-Owned Buildings With Historic Murals Could Soon Be Sold

City-Owned Buildings With Historic Murals Could Soon Be Sold

In the works since 2010, the two city-owned buildings at the intersection of Alemany Boulevard and Onondaga Avenue (35-45 Onondaga) could soon be authorized to be sold with a proposed minimum bid of $640,000. The sale of the Alemany Health Center buildings would include two murals (Community Spirit and... Read More »

Excelsior District Cottage Sells For Nearly A Million

Excelsior District Cottage Sells For Nearly A Million

Purchased for $565,000 in 2007 having been rebuilt by architect Ian Murray in 2005, the setback Excelsior District cottage at 247 Ney Street returned to the market last month listed for $859,000 and has sold for $991,800 ($902 per square foot). As we wrote about the property last month:... Read More »

Princess Diaries Firehouse Sells For $1.85 Million

Princess Diaries Firehouse Sells For $1.85 Million

Originally listed for $2.6 million, the Excelsior District firehouse at 724 Brazil Avenue which served as the setting for “Mia’s house” in the Princess Diaries has sold for $1,850,000, a sale which will be considered to have been “at asking” according to industry reports as the list price was... Read More »

An Excelsior District Cottage With Style

An Excelsior District Cottage With Style

Rebuilt by architect Ian Murray in 2005, then sold for $565,000 in 2007, the setback cottage at 247 Ney Street features a double-height trussed ceiling in the dining room, with French doors opening to the garden, and a living room clad in reclaimed paneling. A steel staircase leads to... Read More »

Over 50 Parklets And New Plazas In SF (And Plans For Many More)

Over 50 Parklets And New Plazas In SF (And Plans For Many More)

Over fifty (50) Parklets have been installed in San Francisco and at least one removed, another thirty-five (35) are in the process of being permitted or designed, and inquires for nearly one hundred (100) more have been made. In addition, a number of new Street Plazas have taken root, including... Read More »

Princess Diaries Firehouse Price Dropped Another $425K

Princess Diaries Firehouse Price Dropped Another $425K

Listed for $2.6 million this past October and then reduced to $2.275 million in November, the list price for the Excelsior District firehouse which served as the setting for Mia’s house in the Princess Diaries has just been reduced another $425,000, now asking $1,850,000. Or to quote the listing: “Seller... Read More »

A $325K Price Cut For The Princess Diaries Firehouse

A $325K Price Cut For The Princess Diaries Firehouse

Listed for $2.6 million last month, the asking price for the Excelsior District firehouse which served as the setting for Mia’s house in the Princess Diaries has just been reduced by $325,000. Built in 1911 for the horse-drawn Engine Company 43, the firehouse at 724 Brazil Avenue includes over... Read More »

Looking For A Storied San Francisco Firehouse?

Looking For A Storied San Francisco Firehouse?

Used as the setting for Mia’s house in the Princess Diaries, as opposed to her high school, the Engine Company 43 firehouse was built at 724 Brazil Avenue in 1911, with over 4,500 square feet of building space on a double lot. Designed for horse-drawn carriages, the lower level... Read More »