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Redesigned Market Street Development Moving Forward

Redesigned Market Street Development Moving Forward

Originally proposed to be developed as an upscale “group housing” project, with a shared kitchen and gathering area in order to circumvent the Market-Octavia Neighborhood Plan (which requires 40 percent of new non-group housing developments in the area to be two-bedrooms), the proposed 1700 Market Street project has been redesigned... Read More »

Designs For Transforming San Francisco’s Alleys

Designs For Transforming San Francisco’s Alleys

Two years in the making, the Living Alleys Toolkit establishes the framework, strategies and processes for creating a network of plazas, gardens, and active public spaces in traffic calmed alleyways throughout the Market-Octavia Plan Area.  And it’s a toolkit which can be applied to other areas of the city... Read More »

Details For The Starchitect Designed SF Tower Dubbed One Van Ness

Details For The Starchitect Designed SF Tower Dubbed One Van Ness

The Richard Meier & Partners designed 37-story tower that’s proposed to rise at the corner of Market, Van Ness and Oak Streets would reach 445 feet, 435 feet to the roof line with a 20 foot parapet above. Tentatively dubbed One Van Ness, the tower would contain 258 condos... Read More »

Planning’s Conceptual Strategy For The Market Street Safeway Site

Planning’s Conceptual Strategy For The Market Street Safeway Site

In their draft Market-Octavia Neighborhood Plan, San Francisco’s Planning Department identified the Market Street Safeway site bounded by Market, Church and Duboce Streets as “the single largest opportunity site outside of the Central Freeway parcels,” proffering Planning Policy 6.1.2 to encourage its development. The triangular block is... Read More »

Market-Octavia Plan And Requisite Rezoning Approved By The Board

Market-Octavia Plan And Requisite Rezoning Approved By The Board

While the General amendments for the Market-Octavia Neighborhood Plan were approved in October, the pivotal rezoning has finally caught up. The zoning allows developers to construct buildings that pack more residential units into a project, including boosting tower heights from 20 stories to 40 stories on some parcels near... Read More »

San Francisco’s Market & Octavia Neighborhood Plan Moves Forward

San Francisco’s Market & Octavia Neighborhood Plan Moves Forward

According to SF New Developments, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors Land Use and Economic Development Committee has “approved the overall Market & Octavia Neighborhood Plan and have established the “Van Ness and Market Downtown Residential Special Use District.” Think both upzoing and downzonig (see UPDATE below) along the... Read More »