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The IwamotoScott Façade Few Will See

The IwamotoScott Façade Few Will See

Two buildings on one parcel, one remodeled and the other designed anew by Iwamoto Scott Architecture, 2145-2151 Powell hit the market in February asking $2,649,000 for the pair or $1,500,000 for the 2,680 square foot remodeled Building A (2145 Powell) and $1,149,000 for the 1,182 square foot modern Building... Read More »

Pagoda Theater Preview (And Signs Of Progress All Around)

Pagoda Theater Preview (And Signs Of Progress All Around)

In addition to the proposed rehabilitation and expansion of David Ireland’s 500 Capp Street, and a vote on the proposed 48-unit development at 1645 Pacific, the long shuttered North Beach Pagoda Theater is back in front of San Francisco’s Planning Commission tomorrow afternoon. With authorization to convert the dilapidated... Read More »

From Gas Station To Condos And North Beach Library Hearing Tonight

From Gas Station To Condos And North Beach Library Hearing Tonight

Amongst other items in front of San Francisco’s Planning Commission this afternoon, a vote on the proposed 27-unit development at 2559 Van Ness and Filbert as rendered above and for which the Planning Department recommends approval, and an informational presentation on San Francisco’s Better Streets Plan. And scheduled for... Read More »

North Beach Pagoda Theater Plans Approved By Planning, But…

North Beach Pagoda Theater Plans Approved By Planning, But…

“A gutted hulk of an old movie house in the heart of San Francisco’s North Beach took a big step toward a new life Thursday when the Planning Commission approved converting the into condominium dwellings and a Mexican restaurant.” “It is widely believed that opponents will... Read More »

It’s Official, No New Restaurant Or Bar Locations In North Beach

It’s Official, No New Restaurant Or Bar Locations In North Beach

The San Francisco Planning Commission favored it, the Board of Supervisors approved it, and it’s now local law: no new restaurant/bar spaces in North Beach. Oh, and the bill also stipulates “that if a space once occupied by a restaurant is vacant for 18 months it can no longer... Read More »

Inside The “Landmark” Pagoda Theater (And Tussle) In North Beach

Inside The “Landmark” Pagoda Theater (And Tussle) In North Beach

Once again, it was a little over a year ago that a plugged-in reader first dished up the scoop (and perhaps stirred the pot) on the history of the boarded up Pagoda theater in North Beach and the new owners’ plans to tear it down and build something new.... Read More »

Landmark Sarcasm Update: Hope For North Beach Pagoda Theater?

Landmark Sarcasm Update: Hope For North Beach Pagoda Theater?

It was a little over a year ago that a plugged-in reader dished the scoop on the history of the boarded up Pagoda theater in North Beach and the new owners’ plans to tear it down and build something new. Our reader’s prescient summary: “Uh. Oh. Stalemate.” And while... Read More »