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Muted Appreciation for a Modernized Victorian (And Its Past)

Muted Appreciation for a Modernized Victorian (And Its Past)

As we outlined back in June of 2017: Purchased as a 2,136-square-foot home for $1.995 million in 2014, the Cole Valley Victorian at 164 Belvedere Street (which had once been owned by the iconic Rolling Stone photographer Baron Wolman, who photographed Jerry Garcia and Janice Joplin, among others, in... Read More »

City Now Seeking Developers for Controversial McDonald’s Site

City Now Seeking Developers for Controversial McDonald’s Site

Purchased by the City for $15.9 million early last year, the Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development has just issued a formal Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to redevelop the shuttered McDonald’s site at the corner of Stanyan and Haight, a nearly 38,000-square-foot parcel across from Golden Gate Park... Read More »

Mayor Approves Acquisition of Controversial McDonald’s Site

Mayor Approves Acquisition of Controversial McDonald’s Site

The proposed purchase agreement for the City’s acquisition of the beleaguered McDonald’s at the corner of Stayan and Haight Streets, which includes the entirety of the restaurant’s parking lot which stretches to Waller Street, has been approved by the new Mayor of San Francisco, Mark Farrell. The effective purchase... Read More »

Beleaguered McDonald’s Expected to Be Leveled by July

Beleaguered McDonald’s Expected to Be Leveled by July

As part of the purchase agreement for the beleaguered McDonald’s at the corner of Stayan and Haight Streets, the City of San Francisco will have 60 days to demolish, raze and remove the existing building on the site, a task for which $200,000 has been budgeted. And with the... Read More »

Details behind the City’s Big Deal for Beleaguered McDonald’s Site

Details behind the City’s Big Deal for Beleaguered McDonald’s Site

While originally expected to cost the city around $10 million, an agreement for the City of San Francisco to purchase the beleaguered McDonald’s at the corner of Stayan and Haight Streets for $15.5 million has been drafted, a purchase agreement which includes the entirety of the restaurant’s parking lot... Read More »

Modernized Victorian with a Storied past Fetches $5 Million

Modernized Victorian with a Storied past Fetches $5 Million

Purchased as a 2,136-square-foot home for $1.995 million in 2014, the Cole Valley Victorian at 164 Belvedere Street (which had once been owned by the iconic Rolling Stone photographer Baron Wolman, who photographed Jerry Garcia and Janice Joplin, among others, in a former home studio on the top floor)... Read More »

Cha Cha Condos in the Haight?

Cha Cha Condos in the Haight?

Plans for a seven-unit residential building to rise up to four stories in height upon the undeveloped portion of Cha Cha Cha’s Haight Street parcel at 1801 Haight Street have been drawn and submitted to the City for review. As envisioned, Cha Cha Cha’s existing building on the corner... Read More »

Winter Has Come and Gone, Will the Ornate Interior Soon Follow?

Winter Has Come and Gone, Will the Ornate Interior Soon Follow?

One of the iconic “Four Seasons” above Haight Street, the Queen Anne Victorian at 1315 Waller is Winter. Listed for $2.985 million in May and reduced to $2.75 million in July, the sale of the 2,855 square foot home (per its listing) has just closed escrow for $2.625 million.... Read More »

A Move to Landmark The Upper Haight Is Underway

A Move to Landmark The Upper Haight Is Underway

While ground zero for the nation’s “hippie” and counter-culture movement in the 1960s, and one of the neighborhoods most commonly associated with the ethos of San Francisco, Haight-Ashbury, or The Upper Haight, isn’t one of the City’s twelve Landmark Districts. But that could soon change. Roughly defined as Haight... Read More »

McDonald’s Agrees To Clean Up Lawless Haight-Ashbury Location

McDonald’s Agrees To Clean Up Lawless Haight-Ashbury Location

In response to the City Attorney’s demand that McDonald’s address the “lawlessness harbored” in and around its 730 Stanyan Street location, McDonald’s Corporation, which owns the land, and the franchisee who operates the location have agreed to increase security and proactively address the drug trafficking and other public nuisances... Read More »