Articles Recently Tagged: Russian Hill

(88 posts)
Rent An Octagonal San Francisco Landmark For $10K A Month

Rent An Octagonal San Francisco Landmark For $10K A Month

One of the oldest houses on Russian Hill, and one of only two surviving homes in San Francisco with an octagonal floor plan, the landmark Feusier Octagon House at 1067 Green Street has popped up on Craigslist as a rental with an asking rent of $10,000 a month. Built... Read More »

An Outrageous Assemblage Of Units Atop Fontana West For $5.9M

An Outrageous Assemblage Of Units Atop Fontana West For $5.9M

If the combined two units don’t offer enough space for you, the sale of “1050 North Point #1502” includes another two-bedroom unit across the hall (1050 North Point #1501).  And the views from that unit aren’t too shabby either. All remodeled with high-end finishes, including floating walls, slabs of... Read More »

Landmark Russian Hill Home Listed For $3K Per Square Foot

Landmark Russian Hill Home Listed For $3K Per Square Foot

Built in 1853 for Joseph H. Atkinson, a builder, bricklayer and real estate agent, the two-story Italian Villa at 1032 Broadway Street was remodeled around 1900 by Willis Polk and survived the Great Quake and Fire in 1906. The landmark Russian Hill home has since been remodeled and upgraded... Read More »

Francisco Reservoir Transfer Tentatively Approved

Francisco Reservoir Transfer Tentatively Approved

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission has approved a transfer of the long-shuttered Francisco Reservoir on Russian Hill to the City’s Recreation and Park Department. If San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors and Mayor Ed Lee agree, the city will pay $9.9 million over twelve years for the prime 4-acre... Read More »

Airbnb By The Numbers In San Francisco

Airbnb By The Numbers In San Francisco

Based on data scraped from Airbnb’s site rather than the service itself, the analysis isn’t perfect and the article doesn’t fully live up to its headline, but the Chronicle’s “Window into Airbnb’s hidden impact on S.F.” piece does provide some interesting nuggets and numbers with respect to Airbnb’s business... Read More »

Living Large At The Hermitage Atop Russian Hill

Living Large At The Hermitage Atop Russian Hill

The largest of seven condos within The Hermitage at 1020 Vallejo Street atop Russian Hill, the 3,100 square foot unit number two is configured with two bedroom suites, two balconies and two fireplaces (not to mention two side by side deeded parking spaces). The classic Esherick, Homsey, Dodge, and... Read More »

Two Ways Inside 65 Montclair: When One Elevator Just Won’t Do

Two Ways Inside 65 Montclair: When One Elevator Just Won’t Do

Purchased for $7,300,000 in 2005, Craig and Maureen Sullivan’s Russian Hill home at 65 Montclair Terrace is now on the market for $9,950,000 with big city views. In addition to the home’s entrance and garage on Montclair, there’s an entrance and garage on Chestnut Street as well, and of... Read More »

At What Price Should The Francisco Reservoir Become A Park?

At What Price Should The Francisco Reservoir Become A Park?

As we first reported about the state of San Francisco’s old reservoir between Francisco and Hyde back in 2012: In early 2008, the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission floated the idea of selling off the Francisco Reservoir to developers with hopes of getting as much as $50 million for... Read More »

The Crest Of Russian Hill Circa 1906 And Plans For Urban Infill

The Crest Of Russian Hill Circa 1906 And Plans For Urban Infill

While the homes on the northern side of Broadway at the crest of Russian Hill survived the great quake and fire in 1906, the former Homer House on the corner of Broadway and Taylor was demolished in 1910 and its rather prime parcel has sat undeveloped since. A request... Read More »

The Priciest Property On Russian Hill: 807 Francisco Street

The Priciest Property On Russian Hill: 807 Francisco Street

While the sale of 2430 Hyde Street just closed escrow at a price of $1,970 per square foot, six months ago the 6,050 square foot newly remodeled home at 807 Francisco Street sold for $12,375,000 or $2,045 per square foot, making it the priciest property on Russian Hill. Read More »