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Ready For A New Heir(ess) Or Titan Of Tech To Make Their Own

Ready For A New Heir(ess) Or Titan Of Tech To Make Their Own

Diana Dollar Hickingbotham Knowles, a San Francisco arts patron, early supporter of the League to Save Lake Tahoe, and the granddaughter of Captain Robert Dollar who founded the Dollar Steamship Line passed away this past March at the age of 95. While it’s not yet officially listed nor inventory,... Read More »

With Mansion On The Market For $21M, Minor Files For Bankruptcy

With Mansion On The Market For $21M, Minor Files For Bankruptcy

As we first reported last month, with $10,856,672.77 in state income tax past due, San Francisco’s Halsey Minor, the co-founder of CNet and current owner of the mansion above, once again topped the list of the Top 500 Delinquent Taxpayers in California. And as plugged-in people know, Mr. Minor... Read More »

The Modern Home At 3577 Pacific Comes Bouncing Back

The Modern Home At 3577 Pacific Comes Bouncing Back

Listed for $7,700,000 in October of 2008 following a major expansion and renovation, the Presidio Heights home at 3577 Pacific Avenue quietly sold for $4,900,000 in July of 2009. Today, the 4,264 square foot home returned to the market listed for $6,500,000 having been included on the AIA’s 2012... Read More »

Mansion Owner Minor Tops The List Of California Tax Delinquents

Mansion Owner Minor Tops The List Of California Tax Delinquents

With $10,856,672.77 in state income tax past due, San Francisco’s Halsey Minor, the co-founder of CNET and current owner of the mansion above, has once again topped the list of the Top 500 Delinquent Taxpayers in California. As plugged-in people know, Mr. Minor recently cut the list price for... Read More »

Halsey Minor’s “Abandoned” $20,000,000 Mansion Hits The Market

Halsey Minor’s “Abandoned” $20,000,000 Mansion Hits The Market

The guest house on the left is 2,618 square feet, the backyard includes an undeveloped lot, and the main home at 3800 Washington measures roughly 18,000 square feet. As we wrote about the Presidio Heights property last year: While it’s looking a lot better today than it did in... Read More »

PincusVille

PincusVille

As we wrote this past November: While purchased by the Pincus family in 2009 for $8,100,000, despite a number of (mis)reports suggesting otherwise, the family never called 3855 Washington Street home. In fact, we don’t believe they ever spent a night in the Presidio Heights pad which has returned... Read More »

Minor’s “Abandoned” Mansion At 3800 Washington

Minor’s “Abandoned” Mansion At 3800 Washington

While it’s looking a lot better today than it did in 1906, as a plugged-in reader notes (and following an anonymous complaint a year ago), Halsey Minor’s Le Petit Trianon at 3800 Washington has been deemed “abandoned” by the city and an order of abatement has been issued for... Read More »

Oh La La! As 135 Rue Locust Closes Up 14 Percent

Oh La La! As 135 Rue Locust Closes Up 14 Percent

With an outcome that shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise to the plugged-in, the sale of 135 Locust closed escrow today with a reported contract price of $3,430,000. Call it $1,225 per square foot for the Presidio Heights home, not including the third floor square footage for... Read More »

An Apple (For Now) At 135 Rue Locust

An Apple (For Now) At 135 Rue Locust

Built in 1906, the “Cape Cod” styled Presidio Heights home at 135 “Rue” Locust has been rather nicely remodeled and updated since. And speaking of remodeling, three months ago a permit was filed to convert the attic into a habitable third floor, remodel the baths on the second, and... Read More »

3577 Pacific Recap: Withdrawn From MLS (But Sold Two Days Prior)

3577 Pacific Recap: Withdrawn From MLS (But Sold Two Days Prior)

As its MLS listing was simply withdrawn on 7/10/09 without mention of a sale, we missed it when 3577 Pacific closed escrow on 7/8/09 with a recorded contract price of $4,900,000. Once again, purchased pre-renovation for $2,225,000 in August 2005; returned to the market post-renovation in October 2008 asking... Read More »