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Defeated “Wall On The Waterfront” Development Revived

Defeated “Wall On The Waterfront” Development Revived

Blocked at the ballot box last year, Pacific Waterfront Partners is quietly preparing to present a revised proposal for building a mix of condos and retail at 8 Washington Street, the parcel upon which the Golden Gateway Tennis and Swim Club and adjacent Port-owned parking lot currently reside. According to the... Read More »

The Brewing 8 Washington Street Ballot Measure Battle Simplified

The Brewing 8 Washington Street Ballot Measure Battle Simplified

Once again, the approved 8 Washington Street project would raze the existing Golden Gateway Tennis and Swim Club and adjacent Port of San Francisco owned parking lot and construct a 165-unit condo building rising up to 136 feet in height upon the site. The development would also yield new... Read More »

8 Washington: Special Meeting And Votes To Approve This Week

8 Washington: Special Meeting And Votes To Approve This Week

With the replacement tennis courts having been shed and number of groups opposing the development, San Francisco’s Planning Commission will hold a special meeting this Thursday at 10 am to consider certifying the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) and shadow studies for the proposed development at 8 Washington Street. As... Read More »

Tennis Anyone?  No Longer At 8 Washington As Now Proposed…

Tennis Anyone? No Longer At 8 Washington As Now Proposed…

With the owners of the Golden Gateway Tennis and Swim Club having recently acquired the Tennis Club at 645 Fifth Street, a facility that was once slated to be razed for condos to rise, the proposal for the 165-unit condo, retail, and fitness facility at 8 Washington Street has... Read More »

8 Washington: A Chance To Hear And Be Heard This Afternoon

8 Washington: A Chance To Hear And Be Heard This Afternoon

At three o’clock this afternoon, the Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on the Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the proposed 8 Washington Street project. An opposing perspective from Frederick: The present proposal is the 4th attempt to change the Golden Gateway Swim & Tennis Club from... Read More »

The Impact Of 8 Washington

The Impact Of 8 Washington

The draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for San Francisco Waterfront Partner’s proposed 8 Washington Street project is now complete and is scheduled to be presented to the public on July 21. The proposed project calls for demolition of the existing health club facility and the existing surface parking lot... Read More »

8 Washington Street Project Proposal (And Renderings) Revised

8 Washington Street Project Proposal (And Renderings) Revised

San Francisco Waterfront Partner’s 8 Washington Street project website has been updated with their revised proposal and renderings in response to the Planning Department’s Northeast Embarcadero Study which has been recommended to the Port for adoption. The revised proposal still yields 165 units, but the proposed building heights along... Read More »

8 Washington: The City’s Plan Which Nobody Seems To Love

8 Washington: The City’s Plan Which Nobody Seems To Love

With the successful sale of The Port of San Francisco’s Seawall Lot 351 hanging in the balance, the city is now trying to play peacemaker between Pacific Waterfront Partners’ and the neighborhood groups opposing the development of 8 Washington. The city varied height limits on the condo buildings... Read More »

The SocketSite Scoop On The 8 Washington Street Project

The SocketSite Scoop On The 8 Washington Street Project

Pacific Waterfront Partners and the California State Teachers’ Retirement System have been working on plans to redevelop the area “bounded by The Embarcadero, Washington and Drumm Streets.” And as proposed, the 8 Washington Street Project would replace a surface parking lot (which could be a problem considering it’s Seawall... Read More »