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From a Modern to Contemporary to Compatible Addition Downtown

From a Modern to Contemporary to Compatible Addition Downtown

The plans for a residential addition to top the little two-story Financial District building at 220 Battery Street have once again been redesigned. Originally envisioned to yield two urban townhomes with a decidedly modern feel, as rendered above, the proposed three-story addition was redesigned by Winder Gibson Architects back... Read More »

Proposed Terraced Tower Take Two

Proposed Terraced Tower Take Two

As we first revealed back in early 2017: The designs for a modern 200-foot-tall hotel and condo building to rise at 447 Battery Street, a site which is currently occupied by the three-story Cort Furniture Rental building at the corner of Battery and Merchant, have been drawn and formally... Read More »

The Vulnerability and Consequences of Sea Level Rise in SF

The Vulnerability and Consequences of Sea Level Rise in SF

While a final assessment and consequences report isn’t slated to be finished until next year, a map of the San Francisco blocks most vulnerable to a projected sea level rise of between 36 and 66 inches by the end of this century has been drafted. And while recently approved... Read More »

Urban Townhome Addition Redesigned

Urban Townhome Addition Redesigned

While the plans to add two urban townhomes atop the recently remodeled Financial District building at 220 Battery Street are pushing forward, as we reported last week, the project team is not moving forward with the modern addition as rendered below. Instead, a more traditional design by Winder Gibson... Read More »

Boutique Urban Townhome Project Pushing Forward

Boutique Urban Townhome Project Pushing Forward

With the ground floor space of the little two-story office building at 220 Battery Street, which was to become a 7-Eleven, having been renovated and re-opened as Homegrown Sustainable Sandwiches, the plans for a modern three-story addition, with two urban townhomes, to rise atop the existing Financial District structure... Read More »

Plans for a Modern 200-Foot-Tall Hotel and Condo Tower Revealed

Plans for a Modern 200-Foot-Tall Hotel and Condo Tower Revealed

The designs for a modern 200-foot-tall hotel and condo building to rise at 447 Battery Street, a site which is currently occupied by the three-story Cort Furniture Rental building at the corner of Battery and Merchant, have been drawn and formally submitted to San Francisco’s Planning Department for approval.... Read More »

Former Waterfront Development Moves Forward

Former Waterfront Development Moves Forward

As we first reported in October, plans to raze the one-story Financial District building at 290 Pacific Avenue – which was originally home to a blacksmith’s shop and more recently occupied by the restaurant Globe – were one step closer to reality, with San Francisco’s Planning Department having issued... Read More »

Development To Replace Globe Closer To Reality

Development To Replace Globe Closer To Reality

Plans to raze the one-story Financial District building at 290 Pacific Avenue – which was originally home to a blacksmith’s shop and more recently occupied by Globe for 18 years – are one step closer to reality, with San Francisco’s Planning Department having just issued a Preliminary Mitigated Negative... Read More »

Plans For An Urban Townhome Addition Downtown

Plans For An Urban Townhome Addition Downtown

The owner of the little two-story office building at 220 Battery Street has engaged Winder Gibson Architects to design a modern three-story addition, with two urban townhomes, to rise over the existing Financial District structure. As designed and recently submitted to Planning for review, the two proposed units would... Read More »

TargetExpress Going Downtown And Across The Bay

TargetExpress Going Downtown And Across The Bay

While remaining tight-lipped about their plans to open a TargetExpress on Ocean Avenue, Target has officially announced that one of their other two Bay Area TargetExpress stores will be located in San Francisco’s Financial District at the southwest corner of Bush and Sansome, and the other will be in Berkeley, at the southeast... Read More »