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An Ex-Mayor’s Mid-Century Clarendon Heights View Manse Returns

An Ex-Mayor’s Mid-Century Clarendon Heights View Manse Returns

In March 2008 the Mid-Century Modern Clarendon Heights home at 100 Palo Alto Avenue built for former San Francisco Mayor Elmer E. Robinson in 1953 hit the market asking $4,000,000. It ended up closing escrow with a recorded contract price of $5,625,000. And while we don’t believe it’s been... Read More »

The Juxtaposition Of Two Potential Sale Pairs For One Noe Property

The Juxtaposition Of Two Potential Sale Pairs For One Noe Property

Purchased for $1,076,000 in March of 2004, 601 Grand View Avenue atop 24th Street returned to the market three weeks ago with a list price of $1,195,000. Reduced to $1,095,000 two weeks later, a sale at the current asking would represent average annual appreciation of 0.35% over the past... Read More »

Two Well Designed Data Points We Wouldn’t Dismiss Out Of Hand

Two Well Designed Data Points We Wouldn’t Dismiss Out Of Hand

Purchased for $1,126,000 in 2005, remodeled and returned to the market for $1,195,000 in June of 2008, the Henry Hill home at 2209 9th Avenue was withdrawn without selling in July. Back on the market today and listed for $995,000. We can’t call it an “apple” for a couple... Read More »

Forget The Rock Star Lifestyle, Anybody Want To Live Like A Mayor?

Forget The Rock Star Lifestyle, Anybody Want To Live Like A Mayor?

According to a plugged-in tipster, “the custom built 1953 Clarendon Heights home of Mayor Robinson is hitting the MLS tomorrow.” 100 Palo Alto Avenue offers huge views to both the north and east, and sits on “the highest elevation residential street in the city” (a claim we... Read More »

Word Up! (A Reader Recommends 7 Cameo Way)

Word Up! (A Reader Recommends 7 Cameo Way)

From a reader: “A wonderful mid-century modern by an unknown architect, in perfect architect-restored condition.” (From us: remodeled in 2002 with redwood bookshelves, black walnut floors, Italian kitchen cabinets, and modern appliances.) UPDATE (9/7): The sale of 7 Cameo Way closed escrow on 8/22/07 for $1,550,000 (3.7% over asking). Read More »