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Oh Thank Heaven For The Renovation Of 220 Battery

Oh Thank Heaven For The Renovation Of 220 Battery

The little building at 220 Battery Street is owned by the Japanese company Kokubu Kensetsu Kogyo. And in the words of a plugged-in tipster, the building has been more or less “used as a public toilet since FedEx moved out.” Currently under renovation, it’s not a new tech company... Read More »

One Ecker Take Two (Or Three)

One Ecker Take Two (Or Three)

As we wrote in July: One Ecker Place has officially changed hands. And as a plugged-in tipster noted earlier this week, the sales office is positioning for a September grand (re)opening. Asking $450,000 to $1,400,000 for the 475 to 1270 square foot units in 2008, the 51 condos are... Read More »

As One Ecker Turns (Back On): September Grand Re-Opening Planned

As One Ecker Turns (Back On): September Grand Re-Opening Planned

One Ecker Place has officially changed hands. And as a plugged-in tipster noted earlier this week, the sales office is positioning for a September grand (re)opening. Asking $450,000 to $1,400,000 for the 475 to 1270 square foot units in 2008, the 51 condos are expected to be priced “in... Read More »

555 Washington’s EIR Certification Reversed

555 Washington’s EIR Certification Reversed

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors has upheld the appeal of the San Francisco Planning Department’s certification of the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the 555 Washington project voting 10 to 0 to reverse said certification. True to our headline and tone in March (“EIR Approved But…“), the Board... Read More »

Out Of The Shadow And Into The Spotlight: 555 Washington Designs

Out Of The Shadow And Into The Spotlight: 555 Washington Designs

The developers behind a proposed 38-story and 248-unit condo tower in the shadow of the Transamerica Pyramid are pushing forward. From the Draft Environmental Impact Report for the 555 Washington project: The proposed new 336,585 gross square-foot 38-story, 390-foot-high project building plus 35-foot mechanical penthouse would contain about 248... Read More »

The Proposed Sixty-Six Forty-Five Condos (And Parking) Of 300 Grant

The Proposed Sixty-Six Forty-Five Condos (And Parking) Of 300 Grant

It was sixteen months ago that we first plugged you in to the proposed design for a ten-story mixed use development at 300 Grant (corner of Grant and Sutter). At the time the design called for 66 units, two floors of retail, two levels of below grade parking, and... Read More »

One (1) Ecker Place Update: Sales Office Open (And A Few Details)

One (1) Ecker Place Update: Sales Office Open (And A Few Details)

Three months ago we plugged you in to the conversion of One Ecker Place (map) into 51 condominiums (and just over 3,000 square feet of retail). And thanks to a tipster, we (and you) now have a few more details: ∙ Sales office is open; model unit by mid-February;... Read More »

The Proposed Sixty-Six Condos (And Parking) Of 300 Grant

The Proposed Sixty-Six Condos (And Parking) Of 300 Grant

Yesterday’s post regarding The Odeon evoked a number of references to 300 Grant, a mixed-use development slated for the corner of Grant and Sutter. And while it’s been a while since we’ve heard anything new about the proposed 66 condominiums and two floors of retail (and yes, two floors... Read More »

The Royal San Francisco

The Royal San Francisco

The Royal Insurance Building at 201 Sansome Street was built in 1907 for the Royal Globe Insurance Company, and after ninety-nine years, it’s going residential. Designed by New York City architects, Howell and Stokes, the building was designated a San Francisco Landmark in 1983 (the exterior of the building... Read More »