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Corner of (Broken) Dreams Foreclosed Upon, Again

Corner of (Broken) Dreams Foreclosed Upon, Again

For the second time since 2012, the verdant Russian Hill parcel on the northwest corner of Broadway and Taylor, big plans for which have been drawn, has been taken back by the bank. As we outlined earlier this week: Having sat vacant since the former house which had occupied... Read More »

Calling All Billionaires, or Deep-Pocketed Developers, Take Two

Calling All Billionaires, or Deep-Pocketed Developers, Take Two

Having sat vacant since the former house which had occupied the prime Russian Hill parcel on the northwest corner of Broadway and Taylor was demolished back in 1910, big plans to redevelop the oversized 1000 Broadway site were pitched back in 2006. In 2012, the hedge fund which had... Read More »

Price for the “Most Expensive Home in San Francisco” Reduced

Price for the “Most Expensive Home in San Francisco” Reduced

Priced at $45 million last year, which was misreported by some as being “the most expensive home ever listed” in San Francisco, “Residence 950” at 950 Lombard Street – which now offers around 9,500 square feet of rather spectacular living space spread across a 15,700-square-foot Russian Hill lot with... Read More »

Landmark Home Quietly Trades for $2,828 per Foot

Landmark Home Quietly Trades for $2,828 per Foot

On the market since 2014 with a $12 million price tag, which was never reduced, the landmark Russian Hill home at 1032 Broadway has just quietly traded hands with an $11 million contract price or roughly $2,828 per square foot. Built in 1853 for Joseph H. Atkinson, a builder,... Read More »

Ghirardelli Garage Redevelopment Closer to Reality

Ghirardelli Garage Redevelopment Closer to Reality

As we first outlined early last year: Plans to level the two-story Ghirardelli garage at 915 North Point have been in the works since 2016. And as now formally proposed, two four-story buildings could rise up to 40 feet in height across the L-shaped site which fronts (2935) Larkin... Read More »

House-Like Russian Hill Gem Drops Below its 2016 Price

House-Like Russian Hill Gem Drops Below its 2016 Price

The three-bedroom Russian Hill townhome at 2201 Leavenworth street, which offers “fabled Bay views,” a remodeled kitchen with a restored Wedgewood stove, and stacked parking for two cars in its garage below, and access to the building’s shared roof deck above, last traded hands for $3.2 million in March... Read More »

Prime Russian Hill Parcel Sits Squarely in the City’s Sights

Prime Russian Hill Parcel Sits Squarely in the City’s Sights

Nearly two decades ago, back in January of 2000, the three-story, 3,700-square-foot home which had occupied the oversized Russian Hill parcel at 850 Francisco Street since 1910 was purchased for $5 million. Plans for a new, relatively modest, four-story home to rise on the 6,200-square-foot parcel, down the street... Read More »

Stunning Russian Hill Apartment Now Listed for $2.5 Million Less

Stunning Russian Hill Apartment Now Listed for $2.5 Million Less

As we detailed in the third quarter of last year: Purchased by an art collector for $1.55 million in August of 2003, the 3,070-square foot Russian Hill cooperative unit #6 at 947 Green Street was gutted and completely transformed into a stunning “European-Deco inspired masterpiece” with views by LeavittWeaver.... Read More »

Russian Hill Hideaway Fails to Fetch Its 2015 Price

Russian Hill Hideaway Fails to Fetch Its 2015 Price

As we noted near the end of last year: Originally designed by William Wurster and perched on the eastern slope of Russian Hill, the three-bedroom home at 1116 Greenwich Street, which actually fronts the Greenwich Pathway versus the street, was renovated in 2008 and sold for $2.825 million in... Read More »

Upgraded Russian Hill Victorian Nearly Fetches Its 2016 Price

Upgraded Russian Hill Victorian Nearly Fetches Its 2016 Price

Purchased for $2.95 million in June of 2016, the “exceptional” Russian Hill home on an extra-wide corner lot at 2500 Leavenworth Street, with “soaring 12-foot ceilings, hardwood floors and period details,” not to mention sweeping views from its upper level and deck, was subsequently upgraded and now features a... Read More »