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The End of a Neighborhood Era Appears Nigh

The End of a Neighborhood Era Appears Nigh

A decade ago there were over 20 antique stores dotting San Francisco’s Jackson Square District. Today, there is one. Originally focused on antique furnishings and decorative objects, the Foster Gwin Gallery opened at 38 Hotaling Place back in 1984 and expanded into the expressionist painting and sculpture trade, which... Read More »

Seeing Red on Front Street

Seeing Red on Front Street

Having traded for $1.445 million in the first quarter of 2017, the “light infused One Bedroom + Den corner residence” #507 at 733 Front Street, a doorman building in the “highly sought after Jackson Square” neighborhood, returned to the market priced at $1.395 million last month. The 1,122-square-foot unit... Read More »

Refined Plans for “Too Tall” Hotel Tower

Refined Plans for “Too Tall” Hotel Tower

Having rejected the Planning Department’s recommendation that the height of a proposed tower to rise upon the Il Massimo building’s parcel at 439 Washington Street, which sits in a “transitional zone” between Downtown and the Jackson Square historic district, should be cut in half, Peninsular Realty is pushing forward with plans... Read More »

Plans to Develop “Too Tall” Hotel Tower Progress (And Grow)

Plans to Develop “Too Tall” Hotel Tower Progress (And Grow)

Plans to demolish the two-story Il Massimo building at 439 Washington Street and construct a skinny 22-story hotel with 189 rooms over 3,500 square feet of retail space upon the Financial District site have been in the works since 2015. While the site is principally zoned for development up... Read More »

Plans to Limit Restaurants and Bars as Neighborhood Retail Falters

Plans to Limit Restaurants and Bars as Neighborhood Retail Falters

With the rise of online retail sales and services impacting the viability of brick and mortar retail in San Francisco, landlords are seeing an increase in demand for street-level spaces to be occupied by new restaurants and bars and an increase in vacancies for spaces which are restricted to... Read More »

Plans for Building up along Broadway

Plans for Building up along Broadway

Plans to level the two-story office building on the southwest corner of Sansome and Broadway are in the works. And as proposed, a new six-story development would rise up to 65 feet in height across the 875 Sansome Street site, with six apartments atop three floors of office space... Read More »

A Collective of Jackson Square Sleeping Rooms as Proposed

A Collective of Jackson Square Sleeping Rooms as Proposed

Plans to convert the two office buildings at 1020-1028 Kearny Street into a collective of 24 sleeping rooms averaging 125 square feet apiece, with a few as small as 85 square feet, are in the works. As envisioned, the residents of the 24 sleeping rooms would share ten (10)... Read More »

Planning Recommends Proposed 200-Foot Tower Be Cut in Half

Planning Recommends Proposed 200-Foot Tower Be Cut in Half

While principally zoned for development up to 200-feet in height, Peninsular Realty’s plans to demolish the two-story Il Massimo building at 439 Washington Street and construct a 22-story hotel, with 189 rooms over 3,500 square feet of retail space, have been tentatively deemed too big for the site. And... Read More »

Another Peek at the 240 Pacific Project, Progress and Timing

Another Peek at the 240 Pacific Project, Progress and Timing

With an approved plan for mitigating the environmental impacts of the proposed development and preserving any archaeological finds having been inked, we now have a couple of fresh perspectives and updated renderings for the proposed 240 Pacific Avenue project, which includes 33 condos over 2,000 square feet of retail space,... Read More »

Former Waterfront Development Moves Forward

Former Waterfront Development Moves Forward

As we first reported in October, plans to raze the one-story Financial District building at 290 Pacific Avenue – which was originally home to a blacksmith’s shop and more recently occupied by the restaurant Globe – were one step closer to reality, with San Francisco’s Planning Department having issued... Read More »