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Supervisor Fanning North Beach Subway Site Flames

Supervisor Fanning North Beach Subway Site Flames

The City isn’t about to lose a key Central Subway site to condos as the Examiner recently reported, for those plans were proposed and approved years ago.  Or as we reported in 2013: “The demolition of the derelict North Beach Pagoda Theater is underway. Once the theater is demolished, a shaft to... Read More »

Designs For Boutique Hotel To Replace Ginsberg’s Pub

Designs For Boutique Hotel To Replace Ginsberg’s Pub

Plans to raze the shuttered Ginsberg’s Dublin Pub on the corner of Bay and Mason, and build a boutique four-story hotel on the site, are moving forward and the project has been dubbed “Rainflower.” As designed by NC2, the proposed development which borders North Beach and Fisherman’s Wharf includes... Read More »

Et Tu, Caesar’s?  Plans For New Condos On The Edge Of North Beach

Et Tu, Caesar’s? Plans For New Condos On The Edge Of North Beach

While the project has yet to be approved, plans have drawn to raze the former Caesar’s Restaurant on the southwest corner of Bay and Powell and construct a four-story building with 17 condos, a new ground floor restaurant, and underground parking in its place: From the architects: “On the... Read More »

Demolition Of Derelict Pagoda Theater Is Underway

Demolition Of Derelict Pagoda Theater Is Underway

The demolition of the derelict North Beach Pagoda Theater is underway. Once the theater is demolished, a shaft to extract the boring machines for San Francisco’s Central Subway project will be constructed upon the site which MUNI has leased for two years at $131,250 per month. And once the... Read More »

Razing Ginsberg’s To Build A Non-Beat Hotel

Razing Ginsberg’s To Build A Non-Beat Hotel

Constructed in 1906 and empty since Ginsberg’s Dublin Pub vacated a few years ago, the owners of the one-story building on the northwest corner of Bay and Mason are working on plans to raze the building and build a boutique hotel on the site. The proposed four-story hotel has... Read More »

Muni Will Pay $131,250 Per Month To Lease The Pagoda Theater Site

Muni Will Pay $131,250 Per Month To Lease The Pagoda Theater Site

As we reported last week: While Muni has a plan to demolish the derelict Pagoda Theater and extract the Central Subway tunneling machines from the North Beach site rather than digging up Columbus Avenue for the task, they don’t yet have a lease. As such, the Planning Commission’s scheduled... Read More »

Pagoda Theater Demolition Vote Delayed Until Muni Has A Lease

Pagoda Theater Demolition Vote Delayed Until Muni Has A Lease

While Muni has a plan to demolish the derelict Pagoda Theater and extract the Central Subway tunneling machines from the North Beach site rather than digging up Columbus Avenue for the task, they don’t yet have a lease. As such, the Planning Commission’s scheduled vote to approve the plan... Read More »

Demolition Of Derelict North Beach Pagoda Theater Set For Approval

Demolition Of Derelict North Beach Pagoda Theater Set For Approval

The rehabilitation and rebuilding of the gutted and long blighted North Beach Pagoda Theater was first approved in 2008, with plans to convert the theater into 18 condos over two ground floor commercial spaces and parking for 27 cars. Seeking to quell the concerns of North Beach merchants and... Read More »

A Plan For San Francisco’s Central Subway To Stop In North Beach

A Plan For San Francisco’s Central Subway To Stop In North Beach

The construction plan for San Francisco’s five stop Central Subway line has long called for digging to continue beyond the last northern stop on the line at Washington and Stockton down in Chinatown in order to excavate the subway drilling machines. Seeking to quell the vocal concerns of North... Read More »

North Beach Pagoda Theater Set To Be Sold To New Yorkers Today?

North Beach Pagoda Theater Set To Be Sold To New Yorkers Today?

According to a tipster, Joel Campos who purchased the long shuttered North Beach Pagoda Theater in 2004 and waged a long battle to secure approvals to develop the blighted building is in contract to sell the shell to a New York based developer today. While we haven’t been able... Read More »