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Historic Neighborhood Substation at Risk of a Collapse

Historic Neighborhood Substation at Risk of a Collapse

Funds that were earmarked for the redevelopment of the long abandoned Market Street Railway substation on the southwest corner of Fillmore and Turk were diverted to a (failed) bailout of the club, restaurant and parking garage across the street back in 2009, at which point the since disbanded Redevelopment... Read More »

Planning’s Preliminary Support for a Towering Freedom West 2.0

Planning’s Preliminary Support for a Towering Freedom West 2.0

Planning has just completed its preliminary review of the draft plans for multiple mid-rise buildings and six towers rising up to 345 feet in height across the four-block “Freedom West” site bounded by Golden Gate Avenue, Gough, Fulton and Laguna Streets, plans which could yield over 2,300 units of... Read More »

The Ambitious Plans for a Towering Freedom West 2.0

The Ambitious Plans for a Towering Freedom West 2.0

The 382 units of cooperative housing known as “Freedom West” were built in the mid-1970s, with 10 buildings rising up to 35 feet in height across four city blocks that were bulldozed under the guise of an “urban renewal” of the Fillmore District, led by the San Francisco Redevelopment... Read More »

The Missing Towers of Diamond Heights and Landmark Wall

The Missing Towers of Diamond Heights and Landmark Wall

Up until the 1960s, the total population of Diamond Heights, between Noe Valley and Glen Canyon, was under 400 people. Following a post-World War II population boom resultant housing shortage in San Francisco, the newly formed (and since disbanded) San Francisco Redevelopment Agency set its sights on the three... Read More »

Affordable Housing Headwinds And TNDC’s New Tack In San Francisco

Affordable Housing Headwinds And TNDC’s New Tack In San Francisco

From Don Falk, Executive Director at Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation (TNDC), with respect to the challenges of financing affordable housing development in San Francisco and the development of 168-186 Eddy Street at the corner of Taylor: In a short time, we have seen dramatic changes in the world of... Read More »

JustQuotes: Bailing On The Substation To Bailout Yoshi’s Et Alli

JustQuotes: Bailing On The Substation To Bailout Yoshi’s Et Alli

“The cornerstone nightclub of the revitalized Fillmore jazz district is about to get a $1.5 million Redevelopment Agency bailout loan — but it comes at the cost of fixing a long-abandoned building in the neighborhood. Officials are close to taking $3.3 million intended for revamping the abandoned Muni substation... Read More »