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Checking In At The Corner Of Hipster Valencia And 14th: 299 Valencia

Checking In At The Corner Of Hipster Valencia And 14th: 299 Valencia

With the surface area parking lot long gone, behind the graffiti strewn fence earth movers work the mud to prepare for JS Sullivan’s 299 Valencia to rise as rendered under a clearer sky: Thirty-six (36) residential condos over ground floor retail and 27 parking spaces (two car share dedicated)... Read More »

A Green Apple To Be Atop 3280 22nd Street (#D)

A Green Apple To Be Atop 3280 22nd Street (#D)

New construction in 2007 featuring siding from reclaimed olive oil barrels, hardwood floors from reclaimed mine timbers and bathrooms with Zuma tubs and Duravit sinks, 3280 Mission Street #D was listed for $1,399,000 that July and sold for $1,450,000. It’s now three years later, the Valencia Streetscape Improvement Project... Read More »

Don’t Put A Fork In Spork Quite Yet (The Appeal Of 1050 Valencia)

Don’t Put A Fork In Spork Quite Yet (The Appeal Of 1050 Valencia)

Having already been postponed from April, on Thursday the Planning Commission will entertain a requested continuance until July 8 for the hearing of an appeal of the Planning Department’s preliminary EIR approval for the proposed 1050 Valencia project. Once again, as proposed the project would demo the former Kentucky... Read More »

A Bit Of Listing Transparency In Light Of Its Design: 3537 21st Street

A Bit Of Listing Transparency In Light Of Its Design: 3537 21st Street

From the architect’s website with respect to their “21 House” (a.k.a. 3537 21st Street): This remodel of a kitchen and bathroom in a San Francisco Victorian explores the effects of transparency in both the literal/material sense and the phenomenal sense. Exterior and interior glass walls allow light to create... Read More »

Time To Stick A Spork In 1050/8 Valencia?  (Figuratively This Time)

Time To Stick A Spork In 1050/8 Valencia? (Figuratively This Time)

The 1970’s construction at the corner of Valencia and Hill was home to Kentucky Fried Chicken prior to becoming “Spork” in 2006. And as is proposed, the one-story building would be razed and a five-story mixed-use development would rise in its place. The ground floor of the structure and... Read More »

Three Unsold Greenwich Condos For One Underdeveloped Mission Site

Three Unsold Greenwich Condos For One Underdeveloped Mission Site

According the San Francisco Business times JCN Development (think 1501 Greenwich) has purchased the “Quality Tune-up” site at 490 South Van Ness for $2,650,000. The parcel, at South Van Ness and 16th Street, is zoned for up to 50 housing units under the Eastern Neighborhoods rezoning that was completed... Read More »

Some Insight Into Adding Value (And Effect On Neighborhood Median)

Some Insight Into Adding Value (And Effect On Neighborhood Median)

From a plugged-in reader: From time to time, people have debated about the value of properties that are in total disrepair. 3373 22nd St. provides some insight. It was sold in November of 2005 for $920,000. At that time it was a disaster — absolutely uninhabitable. We were told... Read More »

Going Green In The Mission (3280 22nd St.): Prices/Additional Details

Going Green In The Mission (3280 22nd St.): Prices/Additional Details

A few weeks ago we let you know they were coming (and a reader nailed the tentative pricing). And today, we offer a few more details (Halila limestone, Zuma soaking tubs, and Duravit sinks in the bathrooms; Alpi & Teak cabinetry; hardwood floors made from reclaimed mine timbers), an... Read More »

For Policy Wonks Only, Or Simply Those Who Care

Are Eastside development battles finally going to be brought to a close? The San Francisco Planning Department’s draft Eastern Neighborhoods Environmental Impact Report (600 pages) was approved for release Saturday. Decisions about zoning in these four neighborhoods – the Mission, Showplace Square/Potrero Hill, East SoMa and Central Waterfront –... Read More »