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Planning Votes to Close Group Housing “Loophole”

As we outlined last week: Created to allow for the development of communal living arrangements, with “communal facilities shared by all project residents,” including communal kitchens and living areas to specifically encourage “shared social interactions and shared stewardship,” San Francisco’s formal definition of “Group Housing” was informally broadened by... Read More »

Definition of Group Housing Could be Amended Next Week

Created to allow for the development of communal living arrangements, with “communal facilities shared by all project residents,” including communal kitchens and living areas to specifically encourage “shared social interactions and shared stewardship,” San Francisco’s formal definition of “Group Housing” was informally broadened by way of a Zoning Administrator’s... Read More »

Modified Plans for Prime Hillside Site Slated for Approval

Modified Plans for Prime Hillside Site Slated for Approval

Sporting twelve design modifications, “in response to community feedback,” the refined plans for a 24-unit development to rise up to 45 feet in height along Diamond Street, on the undeveloped hillside lot between the intersection of Diamond Heights Boulevard and 29th Street, overlooking Noe Valley, are slated to be... Read More »

Joe’s Cable Car Site and Approved Project Back in Play

Joe’s Cable Car Site and Approved Project Back in Play

While plans for a contemporary four-story development to rise up to 45 feet in height upon the Excelsior District parcel on the northwest corner of Mission and Tingley were approved back in 2019, as were demolition and building permits, the ground for the project has yet to be broken... Read More »

Amendment for Approved Haight Street Project Suddenly Sought

Amendment for Approved Haight Street Project Suddenly Sought

As we outlined in August, the proposed 18-unit building to rise up to 57 feet in height upon the former Lee’s Meat and Popular Market site at 478-482 Haight Street was slated to be approved with Planning’s support. While the project includes the demolition of an existing, older dwelling... Read More »

Big(ish) Plans for Prime Hillside Site Closer to Reality

Big(ish) Plans for Prime Hillside Site Closer to Reality

As we originally outlined last year, while plans for a 24-unit development to rise up to 40 feet in height along Diamond Street, on the hillside overlooking Noe Valley, between the intersection of Diamond Heights Boulevard and 29th Street, were in the works, San Francisco’s Planning Department was pushing... Read More »

Change of Plans for Approved Elderly Care Facility

Change of Plans for Approved Elderly Care Facility

The plans for a mixed-use, four-story development to rise on the Grant’s Auto Repair shop parcel on the southeast corner of Mission Street and Foote Avenue, on the border of the Outer Mission and Crocker Amazon, were drafted back in 2018 and approved last year. And as approved, the... Read More »

Change in Plans to Expedite Development of New Tower

Change in Plans to Expedite Development of New Tower

The refined plans for a 61-story tower to rise up to 800 feet in height at 542-550 Howard Street (a.k.a. Transbay Parcel F) were approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission early last year, plans which could yield 165 condos, a 189-room hotel, 275,000 square feet of office space and... Read More »

Hillside Plans Newly Rendered and Massed for Effect

Hillside Plans Newly Rendered and Massed for Effect

As we first revealed earlier this year, plans for a 24-unit development to rise up to 40 feet in height along Diamond Street, on the hillside overlooking Noe Valley, between the intersection of Diamond Heights Boulevard and 29th Street, were in the works but San Francisco’s Planning Department was... Read More »

Angling for a Below Market Rate Switcheroo

Angling for a Below Market Rate Switcheroo

As we outlined back in 2015: Over the objections of the Plaza 16 Coalition, San Francisco’s Planning Commission has approved the plans for a five-story, 27-unit apartment building to rise on the southwest corner of South Van Ness and 17th Street in the Mission. The Coalition had demanded that... Read More »