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Plans for a Moxy Hotel to Rise in North Beach Back in Play

Plans for a Moxy Hotel to Rise in North Beach Back in Play

Having effectively been on hold for a couple of years, plans to raze the former Tower Records Annex turned bike rental shop run by Sports Basement at 1196 Columbus Avenue and build a 75-room Moxy Hotel upon the North Beach site are back in play. As designed by Stanton... Read More »

Iconic North Beach Sausage Factory on the Market

Iconic North Beach Sausage Factory on the Market

Built in 1948, the shuttered Buon Gusto Sausage Factory at 535 Green Street was once the largest sausage and salami producing facility in the west. The 8,600-square-foot building, which is in need of work and includes a 4,000-square-foot basement, sits on an 11,000-square-foot lot in the middle of North... Read More »

Looking to Build Up in North Beach?

Looking to Build Up in North Beach?

Recently permitted to continue being used as a 14-car parking lot for another five years, after which the lot will have to be shuttered as the ongoing use doesn’t conform to the current zoning for the site, the North Beach parcel at 65 Fresno Street (and Romolo Place) is... Read More »

North Beach Restaurant in Play with Plans to Apartmentize

North Beach Restaurant in Play with Plans to Apartmentize

The required variance to convert the second and third floors of the North Beach restaurant at 1268 Grant Avenue, which is currently doing business as Tamarind Hall, into four apartments with a garden roof deck has been approved. And with the paperwork to secure the building permits for the conversion... Read More »

Plans to Convert Storied North Beach Restaurant into Apartments

Plans to Convert Storied North Beach Restaurant into Apartments

Having transitioned from the King of Thai Noodle House to Tamarind Hall last year, plans to convert the second and third floors of the North Beach restaurant at 1268 Grant Avenue into four apartments with a garden roof deck are in the works. But in order to proceed, a... Read More »

New Life for Delucchi in North Beach as Proposed

New Life for Delucchi in North Beach as Proposed

Café Delucchi is losing its lease for the restaurant space at 500 Columbus Avenue which it has occupied for the past 16 years. But if approved by the City next week, 4,000 square feet of the 10,000-square-foot Delucchi Sheet Metal Works building at 1526 Powell Street will be converted... Read More »

Prime North Beach Corner on the Market, Zoned for More Height

Prime North Beach Corner on the Market, Zoned for More Height

With the former Citibank branch at 580 Green Street having closed, and the domed, two-story building at the intersection of Green, Columbus and Stockton slated to be vacated in October, the corner property is now on the market for $5.5 million. Purchased for $4.55 million in 2003, the roughly... Read More »

No Progress for North Beach Subway Extension, and a Setback

No Progress for North Beach Subway Extension, and a Setback

While Supervisor Christensen is gone, the report she requested as to the status of the City’s discussions with the owner of the Pagoda Palace site to acquire the 1731 Powell Street parcel for the development of a North Beach station and extension of San Francisco’s $2.2 billion Central Subway... Read More »

Plans For Hotel To Replace Ginsberg’s Pub Move Forward

Plans For Hotel To Replace Ginsberg’s Pub Move Forward

Slightly redesigned with an open trellis on the second floor deck and a non-operable window on the north side of the fourth floor event space to provide more of a sound buffer between the project and adjacent building, the proposed four-story “Rainflower” hotel to rise on the corner of... Read More »

Plans For New Condos On The Edge Of North Beach Move Forward

Plans For New Condos On The Edge Of North Beach Move Forward

The proposed development to replace the former Caesar’s Restaurant on the southwest corner of Bay and Powell has been granted a Mitigated Negative Declaration from San Francisco’s Environmental Review Officer, which means that a lengthy Environmental Impact Report for the development will not be required. As we first reported... Read More »