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Neighbors Angling to Landmark Decaying Development Site

Neighbors Angling to Landmark Decaying Development Site

Established back in 1921, the Garibaldi Nursery was one of around two dozen local Italian and Italian-American cut-flower nurseries that dominated the Portola District back in the early twentieth century.  But following World War II, the lands which the nurseries had occupied were largely redeveloped and replaced by housing.... Read More »

Plans to Redevelop the Historic El Rey Theater Site Progress

Plans to Redevelop the Historic El Rey Theater Site Progress

Purchased out of foreclosure for $1.06 million in 2015 and since forcibly designated as an official San Francisco Landmark (No. 274), plans to redevelop the former El Rey Theater at 1970 Ocean Avenue have been newly refined, rendered and formally submitted to Planning for a preliminary review. As envisioned,... 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 »

The Hotelless Plans for the San Francisco Armory

The Hotelless Plans for the San Francisco Armory

While the developer who recently paid $65 million for the landmark San Francisco Armory in the Mission has ties to the Soho House chain of private clubs and hotels, the zoning of the parcel upon which the Armory sits (Urban Mixed Use) would have to be changed to allow... Read More »

Landmark Victorian and Buildable Lot Fetch $7.0 Million

Landmark Victorian and Buildable Lot Fetch $7.0 Million

Having hit the market priced at $6.95 million last month, the nearly 9,000-square foot Queen Anne Victorian on the northwest corner of Franklin and California, which sits on the southern half of a 10,654-square-foot Pacific Heights parcel, has just sold with a $7.0 million contract price. As we first... Read More »

Developer Pays $65 Million for the Armory in SF

Developer Pays $65 Million for the Armory in SF

A developer with ties to the Soho House chain of private clubs and hotels has paid a reported $65 million for the landmark San Francisco Armory at 1800 Mission Street in the Mission which had been home to Kink.com. Peter Acworth, the founder of Kink, purchased the century-old armory... Read More »

Landmark Victorian and Lot on the Market for $6.995 Million

Landmark Victorian and Lot on the Market for $6.995 Million

Built for the owner of a gold mine back in 1895, the landmark Queen Anne Victorian on the northwest corner of Franklin and California measures nearly 9,000 square feet and sits on the southern half of a 10,654-square-foot Pacific Heights parcel which has been newly subdivided into two legal... Read More »

Landmark Presidio Heights Home Fetches a Mere $11 Million

Landmark Presidio Heights Home Fetches a Mere $11 Million

The landmark 10,000-square-foot home at 3500 Jackson Street is the largest Bernard Maybeck designed home in San Francisco and still features a plethora of its original detailing, with redwood walls and ornate fireplaces and fixtures designed by Maybeck while the kitchen has been modernized along with a few other... 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 »

$2.5 Million Cut for Landmark Presidio Heights Home

$2.5 Million Cut for Landmark Presidio Heights Home

Having hit the market in July priced at $16 million, as we first reported at the time, the asking price for the Landmark Presidio Heights home at 3500 Jackson Street which was designed by Bernard Maybeck and built in 1909 has just been reduced by $2.5 million (15.6 percent)... Read More »