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The Survey Of Detroit’s San Francisco’s Historic Auto Row

The Survey Of Detroit’s San Francisco’s Historic Auto Row

On the agenda for San Francisco’s Historic Preservation Commission this afternoon, a vote to adopt, modify, or disapprove the Planning Department’s Automotive Support Structures Historic Survey and context statement. The survey was established to determine the historic status of the remaining examples of an increasingly rare property type: buildings... Read More »

Saving Tatanka The Tonga Room

Saving Tatanka The Tonga Room

While it’s true that the proposed Fairmont Hotel Revitalization And Tower Rebuilding Project would in fact result in the demolition of the Tonga Room, and the Planning Department’s Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) identifies the Tonga Room as a historic resource to be addressed, there are alternatives. Alternative B:... Read More »

The “Resourceful” Demolition Of A Historic Resource? (1268 Lombard)

The “Resourceful” Demolition Of A Historic Resource? (1268 Lombard)

From the Chronicle with regard to the pending demolition of 1268 Lombard: “Over preservationists’ protests, city officials are poised to approve demolition of one of San Francisco’s oldest buildings – a two-story, wood-frame Russian Hill cottage built in 1861. The city attorney’s office, meanwhile, has opened an investigation into... Read More »