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The City’s Responses To Waterfront Building Heights Measure

The City’s Responses To Waterfront Building Heights Measure

With Mayor Lee having requested that City agencies review the impact of the Waterfront Height Limit Right to Vote Act, Proposition B on the June ballot, The Port, Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development, Municipal Transportation Authority, Planning Department, Department of Public Works, Office of Economic and Workforce... Read More »

Preemptive Challenge Of Waterfront Height Limit Measure Falls Short

A preemptive legal challenge of Proposition B which had sought to keep the Waterfront Height Limit Right to Vote Act off the June ballot has fallen short. While rejecting the effort to remove the measure from the ballot, San Francisco Superior Court Judge Marla Miller did not rule on... Read More »

The Massings For A Not So Massive SoMa Development, By Design

The Massings For A Not So Massive SoMa Development, By Design

Rather than representing some ubermodern Sleeper-inspired design, the massings for the proposed SoMa development to rise on the corner of 9th and Howard are simply rendered to provide a sense of scale and context for the project. With a prominent parcel that’s only zoned for building up to 55... Read More »

Impact Of Waterfront Ballot Initiative Slated For Widespread Review

Sponsored by Supervisor Wiener, the Port of San Francisco, Planning Department, City Administrator, Controller, Office of Economic and Workforce Development, Municipal Transportation Agency, and Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development will all have a chance to report on the impact of adopting the Waterfront Height Limit Right to... Read More »

Measure To Limit Waterfront Building Heights Summarized

The petition for the proposed Waterfront Height Limit Right to Vote Act which would prohibit increasing the existing building height limits for any parcel along 7-1/2 miles of San Francisco’s waterfront unless explicitly approved by the City’s voters is in the process of being circulated. The sponsors of the... Read More »

Tweaks To Activate Mission Rock’s Streets And Neighborhood

Tweaks To Activate Mission Rock’s Streets And Neighborhood

As we noted yesterday when we first reported the accelerated timing for the Giants’ proposed Mission Rock development upon their Parking Lot A and adjacent Pier 48, while the development’s 2,300 space parking garage had originally been designed to abut Third Street at the southern edge of the site,... Read More »

The Fate Of The 8 Washington Street Site: What Happens Now?

The Fate Of The 8 Washington Street Site: What Happens Now?

With voters in San Francisco having overturned the approved plans and increased height for the development of the 8 Washington Street site above and some bad information making the rounds, a rather plugged-in reader summarizes, and editorializes, how we got here and what happens with the proposed development now:... Read More »

Impact Of Proposed 31-Story Waterfront Tower Up In The Air

Impact Of Proposed 31-Story Waterfront Tower Up In The Air

The environmental impact of razing the eight-story parking garage for 540 cars at 75 Howard Street and building a 31-story tower with 186 condos over a ground floor restaurant and parking for 175 cars on the site will be reviewed by San Francisco’s Planning Commission this week. Currently zoned... Read More »

Ballot Measures Double Feature: The Battle Over 8 Washington

With the opposing ballot measures over the development of 8 Washington Street having been designated propositions B and C, it’s time for the dueling ballot measures double feature: Read More »

Dueling 8 Washington Street Ballot Measures Designated B And C

Dueling 8 Washington Street Ballot Measures Designated B And C

With big money fueling the fire and the ballot measure battle over the development of 8 Washington Street heating up, San Francisco’s Department of Elections has just designated the “Open Up the Waterfront” initiative as Proposition B on this November’s ballot. The “No Wall On The Waterfront” referendum, which... Read More »