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Redevelopment of “Junky” Nob Hill Theater Closer to Reality

Redevelopment of “Junky” Nob Hill Theater Closer to Reality

Purchased by a doctor for $2.7 million in 2018 and subsequently shuttered, the revised plans for redeveloping the iconic Nob Hill “Touch our Junk” Theater at 729 Bush Street, which had operated as a gay night club and male porn venue for 50 years, were conditionally approved last month.... Read More »

Plans to Preserve Historic Garage and Site Zoned for More Height

Plans to Preserve Historic Garage and Site Zoned for More Height

As we outlined a few years ago when the two-story garage on the northwest corner of Franklin and Pine, which had been identified as “one of the best examples of a public garage in San Francisco’s Historic Auto Row area, due to its longevity, integrity, and capacity,” hit the market... Read More »

Bonus Plans for Historic North Beach Building Progress

Bonus Plans for Historic North Beach Building Progress

As we revealed at the end of last year, plans to raze everything but the pressed metal façade of the historic Delucchi Sheet Metal Works building at 1526 Powell Street and construct a 6-story, mixed-use building on the site were in the works.  And a formal application to entitle... Read More »

Tweaks and Timing for Historic Infill Project [UPDATED]

Tweaks and Timing for Historic Infill Project [UPDATED]

Plans to raze everything but the historic façade of the recently refurbished Polk Gulch building at 1217 Sutter Street have been in the works since late 2020, as we first reported at the time. Built in 1911, after a two-story, wood-framed house on the site – which was built... Read More »

Bonus Plans for the Façade of the Historic Delucchi Building

Bonus Plans for the Façade of the Historic Delucchi Building

As we outlined eleven months ago, while plans to convert 4,000 square feet of the 10,000-square-foot Delucchi Sheet Metal Works building at 1526 Powell Street were drawn and approved back in 2016, the conversion of the historic building, which was designed to incorporate the building’s existing industrial fixtures and... Read More »

Plans for Decaying Block Slated for Approval

Plans for Decaying Block Slated for Approval

As we outlined back in June: With the mandated Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the proposed redevelopment of the decaying Portola District block at 770 Woolsey Street having effectively confirmed Planning’s proposed approach to mitigating the impact of the development on the historic University Mound Nursery (a.k.a Rose Factory)... Read More »

New Plans for Big Polk Gulch Infill Project

New Plans for Big Polk Gulch Infill Project

The Planning Department’s preliminary review of the draft plans for a 16-story building, with 198 units of senior housing, to rise on the northeast corner of Larkin and Bush has raised a number of issues, including the proposed height of the development (which “far exceeds the Zoning Map maximum... Read More »

Refined Plans for Decaying Historic Block Closer to Reality

Refined Plans for Decaying Historic Block Closer to Reality

With the mandated Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the proposed redevelopment of the decaying Portola District block at 770 Woolsey Street having effectively confirmed Planning’s proposed approach to mitigating the impact of the development on the historic University Mound Nursery (a.k.a Rose Factory) site, the further refined plans for... Read More »

Polk Gulch Infill on the Boards

Polk Gulch Infill on the Boards

Plans to demolish the two-story building and garage on the northeast corner of Larkin and Bush are in the works. And as envisioned, a 16-story building would rise up to 161 feet in height upon the site, which is twice as high as the limit for the site as... Read More »

Historic Theater Back on the Market, Plans Have Been Drawn

Historic Theater Back on the Market, Plans Have Been Drawn

While plans for redeveloping the northwest corner of Clement Street and 23rd Avenue, upon which the historic 4-Star Theater sits at 2200 Clement, have been drafted by SIA Consulting, including a set of plans which envision a 6-story building rising up to 60 feet in height upon the site,... Read More »