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Plans for Decaying Block Officially Approved

Plans for Decaying Block Officially Approved

As we outlined last month, the refined plans for the redevelopment of the decaying Portola District block at 770 Woolsey Street were slated for approval by San Francisco’s Planning Commission, an outcome which was subsequently confirmed.  And with the window within which the development’s entitlement could have been appealed... 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 »

Bonus to Build Shorter Than Allowed Slated for Approval

Bonus to Build Shorter Than Allowed Slated for Approval

As we outlined back in 2019 when the plans were being drawn: Plans to level the two-story industrial building at 560 Brannan Street, adjacent to an already approved major development and across the street from the San Francisco Tennis Club site, are in the works. And while the parcel... 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 »

The Refined Plans for That Decaying/Historic Portola Block

The Refined Plans for That Decaying/Historic Portola Block

While an attempt to landmark the decaying remains of the Garibaldi family’s old University Mound Nursery (a.k.a The Rose Factory) at 770 Woolsey Street in order to stymie the proposed redevelopment of the Portola District block was denied, a Historic Resource Evaluation (HRE) of the site has determined that... Read More »

Modern Mixed-Use Infill Project Closer to Reality

Modern Mixed-Use Infill Project Closer to Reality

As we first revealed back in 2018: Plans for a new mixed-use office building to rise on the southwest corner of 3rd and Harrison are in the works. While the 50-car parking lot site is slated to be upzoned for building up to 130 feet in height, per San... Read More »

Big Mission Street Development Redesigned, Back in Play

Big Mission Street Development Redesigned, Back in Play

While plans for a 21-story building to rise up to 200 feet in height on the SoMa parcel upon which the since shuttered SF Pizza Café and parking lot at the corner of Mission and Laskie, between 8th and 9th Streets, were approved back in the fourth quarter of... Read More »

The Next Major Development Slated for Approval in SF

The Next Major Development Slated for Approval in SF

Plans to level the 41-foot-tall San Francisco Tennis Club at 645 5th Street and build up to 243 feet in height upon its 2.6-acre Central SoMa site could be approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission in two weeks time. In addition to over 840,000 square feet of new office... Read More »

The Plans for a Decaying City Block Have Been Drawn

The Plans for a Decaying City Block Have Been Drawn

Formerly owned by the Garibaldi family, the 2.2 acre Portola District block bounded by Woolsey, Hamilton, Wayland and Bowdoin streets, which is known as 770 Woolsey and is currently home to the decaying greenhouse remains of the family’s old University Mound Nursery (a.k.a The Rose Factory), was acquired by... Read More »

Van Ness Corridor Development Closer to Reality

Van Ness Corridor Development Closer to Reality

As we first reported two weeks ago: While the former McDonald’s site on the northeast corner of Van Ness and Golden Gate Avenue is likely to remain a construction staging area for the Van Ness Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project through mid-2020 (versus late 2019 as originally projected), the... Read More »