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Supersized Plans for North Beach Factory Site Rendered Anew

Supersized Plans for North Beach Factory Site Rendered Anew

As we first reported earlier this month, bigger plans to redevelop the iconic Buon Gusto Sausage Factory building at 535 Green Street – which was once the largest sausage and salami producing facility in the west – and its adjacent parking lot parcel are in the works. And having been... Read More »

Mission District Corner in Play

Mission District Corner in Play

Plans to convert the former used car lot turned Firepie parcel on the northeast corner of Valencia and Cesar Chavez have been drafted. And as envisioned by Kerman Morris Architects, a six-story, 32,000-square-foot building could rise up to 65 feet in height on the skinny site and yield 23... Read More »

Ambitious Franklin Street Infill Project Newly Rendered

Ambitious Franklin Street Infill Project Newly Rendered

Assuming plans to relocate and redevelop the historic ‘Englander House’ at 807 Franklin Street are approved, a new 8-story infill building with 48 residential units over a garage for 17 stacked cars and 80 bikes could then rise up to 80 feet in height upon the Italianate’s current 10,300... Read More »

Mortuary Redevelopment Closer to Reality

Mortuary Redevelopment Closer to Reality

Plans to add a setback fourth story and rear addition to the Bryant Mortuary at 635 Fulton Street and convert the historic Hayes Valley structure into a residential building could be approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission next week. As we first reported last year, the proposed redevelopment includes... Read More »

Hayes Valley Mortuary Could Become Housing (and More)

Hayes Valley Mortuary Could Become Housing (and More)

Plans to add a fourth story and rear addition to the Bryant Mortuary at 635 Fulton Street have been drawn. And as proposed, the historic Hayes Valley building would be converted into a 10-unit residential building, with a total 8 two-bedrooms and 2 threes. But that’s not all. As... Read More »

Challenge of Elbo Room Redevelopment Slated to Fail

Challenge of Elbo Room Redevelopment Slated to Fail

The building permits for the proposed three-story addition and residential conversion of the two-story Elbo Room building at 645-647 Valencia Street have been requested and triaged. And the formal challenge filed by the owners of the 3-unit building behind the bar who were seeking to force a major redesign... Read More »

Elbo Room Redevelopment Granted Streamlined Review

Elbo Room Redevelopment Granted Streamlined Review

While the owners of the two-story building at 645 Valencia Street have abandoned their original plans to raze the corner building which is currently leased to the Elbo Room, new plans to add three stories atop the existing structure and convert the top four floors into seven units of... Read More »

Infilling Lower Nob Hill below What’s Allowed

Infilling Lower Nob Hill below What’s Allowed

While zoned for development up to 80 feet in height, plans for a five-story building to rise up to 50 feet in height on the little Lower Nob Hill/Tendernob parking lot at 736 Hyde Street have been drawn. While the site could support up to eleven (11) units per... Read More »

Association of Realtors Planning to Build up in Hayes Valley

Association of Realtors Planning to Build up in Hayes Valley

The San Francisco Association of Realtors is working on plans to reconfigure and add three residential stories atop their Hayes Valley headquarters building at 301 Grove Street. As envisioned, the existing building’s 8-car garage would be eliminated, creating space for an expanded conference room, 1,500 square feet of new... Read More »

Mission District Development Redesigned but Opposition Remains

Mission District Development Redesigned but Opposition Remains

In an attempt to assuage concerns that the proposed four-story building to replace the shuttered Western Plywood warehouse at 2600 Harrison Street in the Mission is incompatible with the “design, scale and mass” of the neighborhood, Kerman Morris Architects has redesigned the project. The new design reduces the street-level... Read More »