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Commission Slated to Condemn Plans for Oakland Tower

Commission Slated to Condemn Plans for Oakland Tower

Having previously directed Oakland’s Planning Department to return with findings to support a denial of the proposed 460-foot-tall tower to rise at 1261 Harrison Street, on the historic King Block in Downtown Oakland, the City’s Planning Commission is expected to formally deny the development’s application to proceed on Wednesday.... Read More »

Bonus Plans to Level and Redevelop This Historical Resource Site

Bonus Plans to Level and Redevelop This Historical Resource Site

As we first reported eight months ago: “The two-story concrete building at 220 9th Street, which is home to Desmoto Sport, Hop.in and a number of other businesses in the portion of the building which fronts Dore Street (such as Guitronics amplifier repair) was built in 1924 for the... Read More »

Raising the Roof (And Not) on Potrero Avenue Take Two

Raising the Roof (And Not) on Potrero Avenue Take Two

As we first reported last year: Plans to redevelop the southwest corner of Potrero Avenue and 23rd Street, across from Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital in the Mission, have been in the works since 2013. But having been built in 1925 and identified as a potential historic resource, the... Read More »

Plans for Seemingly Split Oakland Tower Likely DOA

Plans for Seemingly Split Oakland Tower Likely DOA

In a move which shouldn’t catch any plugged-in readers by surprise, Oakland’s Planning Commission has set the stage for a formal denial of the plans for a seemingly split, 460-foot-tall tower to rise at 1261 Harrison Street in Downtown Oakland. As proposed, the development would require the demolition of... Read More »

Compatible Development Closer to Reality in the Historic Tenderloin

Compatible Development Closer to Reality in the Historic Tenderloin

Having faced some pushback from Planning with respect to the previously proposed six-story addition to rise above the former automotive garage turned parking lot at 135 Hyde Street, with 51 efficiency apartments and a ground floor commercial space, the proposed project was completely reworked. Instead, the existing garage is... Read More »

Historic Block Could Sink Plans for 460-Foot-Tall Oakland Tower

Historic Block Could Sink Plans for 460-Foot-Tall Oakland Tower

As we noted when the formal application to move forward with plans for a seemingly split 460-foot-tall tower to rise at 1261 Harrison Street in Downtown Oakland were filed with the city, while the site is only zoned for development up to 275 feet in height, and that’s assuming... Read More »

Detailed Plans for Massive Power Plant Redevelopment and Stack

Detailed Plans for Massive Power Plant Redevelopment and Stack

If approved as proposed, the redevelopment of the 29-acre Potrero Power Plant site will yield 2,700 units of housing; 600,000 square feet of office space; 700,000 square feet of R&D and PDR space; over 100,000 square feet of retail (including a new grocery); a 220-room waterfront hotel and parking... Read More »

Plans to Move Historic Victorian and Convert Mortuary Proceed

Plans to Move Historic Victorian and Convert Mortuary Proceed

The formal application to add a fourth story and rear addition to the Bryant Mortuary at 635 Fulton Street and convert the historic Hayes Valley structure into a residential building has officially been submitted to Planning. And as we first reported earlier this year when the plans were first... Read More »

Conceptual Plans for Transforming This Historic Resource

Conceptual Plans for Transforming This Historic Resource

The two-story concrete building at 220 9th Street, which is currently home to Desmoto Sport, Hop.in and a number of other businesses in the portion of the building which fronts Dore Street (such as Guitronics amplifier repair) was built in 1924 for the Wells Manufacturing Company. While the 220... Read More »

A Hedge Fund Manager’s Plan for Doubling up in Presidio Heights

A Hedge Fund Manager’s Plan for Doubling up in Presidio Heights

When the hedge fund manager who lives in the 4,400-square-foot Presidio Heights home at the corner of Walnut and Jackson learned that the home next door at 3311 Jackson, a smaller 3,000-square-foot home which had been in the same family since being constructed in 1928, was going to be... Read More »