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Master Plan For SF’s Largest Public Housing Site Ready For Review

Master Plan For SF’s Largest Public Housing Site Ready For Review

Built as housing for wartime ship builders in 1941 and now San Francisco’s largest, and perhaps most infamous, public housing complex, with nearly 800 run-down units across its 49-acre site, the HOPE-ful master plan for razing and redeveloping the Sunnydale-Velasco public housing complex is ready for its formal environmental review... Read More »

Standout Mission Bay Development Ready To Serve

Standout Mission Bay Development Ready To Serve

Designed by Mithun|Solomon in collaboration with Kennerly Architecture, and looking even better in reality – as photographed above – than versus the renderings, 1180 Fourth will provide 150 units of affordable housing and 11,000 square feet of retail along Fourth Street in South Mission Bay, anchored by a restaurant... Read More »

Cost To Build Affordable Housing On Sixth Street: $690K Per Unit

Cost To Build Affordable Housing On Sixth Street: $690K Per Unit

With a 99-year ground lease from the City of San Francisco for which Mercy Housing will pay a total of $99 as proposed, the projected cost of building the affordable housing development to rise on the southwest corner of Sixth and Howard is $47,333,630, which includes $4,600,000 in consideration for... Read More »

Sixth Street Rising: Hugo Hotel Replacement Recap/Timing

Sixth Street Rising: Hugo Hotel Replacement Recap/Timing

With defenestration deconstructed and the demolition permits for the old Hugo Hotel working their way through Planning, it’s time to take another look at the 9-story building to rise on the southwest corner of Sixth and Howard. Designed by Kennerly Architecture for Mercy Housing, the 200 6th Street building will provide... Read More »

Defenestration Coming Down, Sixth Street Rising Up

Defenestration Coming Down, Sixth Street Rising Up

Defenestration, the “temporary” art installation that has defined the long-shuttered Hugo Hotel and neighborhood for nearly two decades, is being dismantled this morning and the building from which the installation has hung at the corner of 6th and Howard will soon be razed. As plugged-in people know, the burned-out Hugo... Read More »

Sustainable Tower, Affordable Mid-Rise, And Retail Break Ground

Sustainable Tower, Affordable Mid-Rise, And Retail Break Ground

The ground has been broken for a 32-story tower, mid-rise building, and townhomes to rise on Transbay Block 6 along Folsom, between Fremont and Beale. Retail will line the street. In addition to 409 market-rate apartments in the tower at Folsom and Fremont and the townhomes along Clementina Alley,... Read More »

More Affordable Housing On Geary Proposed, But Only A Bit

More Affordable Housing On Geary Proposed, But Only A Bit

The Western Addition block bounded by Divisadero, Geary, Scott and O’Farrell was developed in the 1960s with six low-rise residential buildings around a central courtyard, the Midtown Park Apartment complex provides 140 affordable dwelling units managed by Mercy Housing. In need of a full renovation, the current plan is... Read More »

300-Foot Tower At Fremont And Folsom Ready To Rise

300-Foot Tower At Fremont And Folsom Ready To Rise

Having consummated their purchase of Transbay Block 6 at Folsom and Fremont, Golub & Co. has secured the financing for the 300-foot residential tower to rise on the corner at 299 Fremont Street with plans to start construction by the year and be ready for occupancy in late 2015.... Read More »

Commission Slated To Certify Mercy’s Impact On Sixth Street

Commission Slated To Certify Mercy’s Impact On Sixth Street

Two weeks from now, San Francisco’s Planning Commission is slated to certify the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for Mercy Housing to move forward with their plans to build a nine-story residential building with 67 affordable housing units on the corner of 6th and Howard streets, razing the Hugo Hotel... Read More »

Defenestration’s Days Are Numbered

Defenestration’s Days Are Numbered

With a plan in place to mitigate the loss of the Hugo Hotel at 200 6th Street, deemed to be a contributing resource for the newly defined “6th Street Lodginghouse Historic District” and canvas from which Defenestration’s flying furniture has hung for years, this afternoon San Francisco’s Planning Commission... Read More »