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Plans for Boutique Union Square Hotel Back in Play

Plans for Boutique Union Square Hotel Back in Play

Originally approved for development in 2001 but then waylaid by the dotcom collapse, followed by a decline in tourism after 9/11, and then by “the collapse of the housing market and overall poor economic conditions” in San Francisco following the Great Recession, Highgate Hotels was positioning to finally break... Read More »

The Impact of a Transformative Market Street Project and New Park

The Impact of a Transformative Market Street Project and New Park

The Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the proposed 584-unit development to rise up to ten stories in height across the Market Street parcels upon which the Civic Center Hotel (1601 Market), Local 38 Plumbers and Pipefitters Union Hall (1621 Market), and two-story Lesser Brothers Building (1629‐1637 Market) currently... Read More »

Privatization of Public Open Space in SoMa Approved

Privatization of Public Open Space in SoMa Approved

In the works for over two years, the custom-tailored ordinance to allow the owners of the 31-story Intercontinental Hotel at 888 Howard Street to privatize the two outdoor terraces on the 3rd and 5th floors of the hotel, which are currently privately-owned public open spaces (POPOS) and were required... Read More »

Planning Opposes Plans for a 500-Foot Tower atop Iconic Bank

Planning Opposes Plans for a 500-Foot Tower atop Iconic Bank

San Francisco’s Planning Department has just finished its preliminary review of the proposed plans for a 500-foot tower to rise atop the iconic Crocker Bank Building at 1 Montgomery Street, a site which is theoretically zoned for development up to 250 feet in height. And in short, the Department... Read More »

Teatro ZinZanni’s Waterfront Development Plan Refined

Teatro ZinZanni’s Waterfront Development Plan Refined

While the issue of whether Teatro ZinZanni’s proposed 180-room hotel and theater development to rise up to four stories in height along the Embarcadero, between Broadway and Vallejo, will be allowed to block the Vallejo Street right-of-way and view corridor has yet to be formally resolved, the design for... Read More »

Uber about to Start Building New San Francisco HQ

Uber about to Start Building New San Francisco HQ

The pile drivers have arrived and are being assembled and the paperwork for the permits to start driving the piles to support Uber’s future worldwide headquarters building, which will rise up to eleven stories along Third Street in San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood, adjacent to the embattled Warriors Arena... Read More »

The Brief History of One Montgomery

The Brief History of One Montgomery

A twelve story building designed by Willis Polk for the First National Bank of San Francisco, which was acquired by Crocker National Bank, was constructed on San Francisco’s 1 Montgomery Street parcel, at the corner of Post, back in 1908. And in 1921, a two-story addition was constructed on... Read More »

Plans to Deposit a 500-Foot Tower atop This Iconic Downtown Bank

Plans to Deposit a 500-Foot Tower atop This Iconic Downtown Bank

Plans to add a tower atop the iconic Crocker Bank Building at 1 Montgomery Street, which now sports the Wells Fargo brand, have been drafted, the development team has met with San Francisco’s Planning Department to discuss, and the preliminary designs have been submitted to the City for review.... Read More »

Refined Designs and Timing for Uber’s New HQ and Open Space

Refined Designs and Timing for Uber’s New HQ and Open Space

With the anticipated groundbreaking having been pushed back, SHoP Architects has refined the designs for Uber’s two worldwide headquarters buildings to rise up to eleven stories in Mission Bay, upon the former Salesforce parcels at 1455 and 1515 Third Street, adjacent to the Golden State Warriors arena and event... Read More »

Privatization of Open Space for Salesforce Closer to Reality

Privatization of Open Space for Salesforce Closer to Reality

As we first reported last year, Salesforce.com is planning to convert 13,000 square feet of its existing office and restaurant space at 50 Fremont Street and 8,900 square feet of the building’s publicly accessible open space into a childcare center with private outdoor play areas for up to 116... Read More »