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The 2201 Baker Street Site Scoop: Full Gallery And Floor Plans Live

The 2201 Baker Street Site Scoop: Full Gallery And Floor Plans Live

While a bit of our thunder is once again stolen by a plugged-in reader with regard to 2201 Baker Street, the former “Baker Acres,” here’s the real scoop…the “Modern By Design SF” website is live. It features a fairly full gallery of pictures and floor plans (and that $7,100,000... Read More »

An Eco-Friendly “Baker Acres” Prepares Its Return (2201 Baker)

An Eco-Friendly “Baker Acres” Prepares Its Return (2201 Baker)

Built as a single-family home in 1904, converted to a boarding house known as “Baker Acres” in the 1940’s, and then Ellis Acted in 2002, an almost fully gutted and foreclosed upon 2201 Baker Street went on the market in November of 2007 asking $2,490,000. Purchased for $2,538,000 and... Read More »

3022 Washington Returns With The Traina Quote Of The Day

3022 Washington Returns With The Traina Quote Of The Day

After a two year listing hiatus 3022 Washington (a.k.a. Engine Company Number 23) returns to the market asking $4,400,000 (versus $4,850,000 in February 2007). Engine Company Number 23 was retired as a firehouse in 1964 and was then purchased by world-renowned designer John Dickenson….Former owners have also included former... Read More »

With Memorial Day Barbeques On The Brain (2209 Scott Street)

With Memorial Day Barbeques On The Brain (2209 Scott Street)

It was simply the wide plank floors (for which we’re suckers) and high ceilings (ditto) of the down to the studs (if not foundation) remodel of 2209 Scott that piqued our interest. And we were drawn right up to the roof deck with Memorial Day barbecues on the brain…... Read More »

The Bourn Boardinghouse (A Lesser Known Sequel)

As if the Bourn Mansion wasn’t intriguing enough, a plugged-in reader reports: “I met some guy in the park several weeks ago who just seemed bored and desperate for conversation. He told me he was renting a room from an eccentric older woman who lived in a gigantic house on... Read More »

Bourn To Run Party: A San Francisco Mansion Of Ex-Glory And Dreams

Bourn To Run Party: A San Francisco Mansion Of Ex-Glory And Dreams

The listing of 2525 Webster sparked a discussion about 2550 Webster (a.k.a. The Bourn Mansion). And while we could have sworn we had previously profiled the San Francisco landmark clinker brick property, alas we had not. Designed by Willis Polk (think the landmark Hallidie Building, 2820 Pacific, and Filoli... Read More »

The Dow Continues To Move (While 2170 Pacific Still Hasn’t)

The Dow Continues To Move (While 2170 Pacific Still Hasn’t)

It’s at least the fourth time a listing for 2170 Pacific Avenue has touted “On Tour as New” and “1st OPEN!” Now asking $2,995,000 with an official one day on the market according to those industry stats. Purchased on 5/27/2004 for $2,350,000. Once again, closing price for the Dow... Read More »

Live As Big As A Lurie (2100 Pacific Avenue #9 On The Market)

Live As Big As A Lurie (2100 Pacific Avenue #9 On The Market)

It’s a big (5,190 square feet) full-floor unit affording big San Francisco views (bridge to bridge and beyond) and a “big” San Francisco address (2100 Pacific). And while there is some debate as to whether or not the Luries ever resided at 2601 Lyon, there’s no debate with respect... Read More »

A $3,000,000 Reduction (That Might Not Seem Like So Much To Some)

A $3,000,000 Reduction (That Might Not Seem Like So Much To Some)

It was the 2007 Decorator Showcase Home and has been on the market for over two years (an “official” DOM of 690). It was initially listed for $55,000,000 in early 2007 and received a rumored four offers a few months later (which were all countered at asking and all... Read More »

Rent Kirk Hammett’s Mansion For $1,555 A Month (Split Nine Ways)

Rent Kirk Hammett’s Mansion For $1,555 A Month (Split Nine Ways)

Last listed for sale at $9,500,000 before being withdrawn, Kirk Hammett’s recently remodeled mansion atop Pacific Heights (2505 Divisadero) is now being offered for rent at $14,000 a month. Yes, that’s only $1,550 per bedroom (there are nine). And while that application from you and eight of your buddies... Read More »