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Impact Of Proposed 31-Story Waterfront Tower Up In The Air

Impact Of Proposed 31-Story Waterfront Tower Up In The Air

The environmental impact of razing the eight-story parking garage for 540 cars at 75 Howard Street and building a 31-story tower with 186 condos over a ground floor restaurant and parking for 175 cars on the site will be reviewed by San Francisco’s Planning Commission this week. Currently zoned... Read More »

Proposed Waterfront Open Space Meeting Postponed

Proposed Waterfront Open Space Meeting Postponed

The meeting scheduled for August 28 to discuss the designs for the concrete triangle at the end of Howard between Steuart and Embarcadero has been postponed. From the team behind the proposed 31-story building to rise at 75 Howard Street, at the base of which the triangle sits: Unfortunately,... Read More »

Seeking Support For Waterfront Open Space (And Development)

Seeking Support For Waterfront Open Space (And Development)

As part of the 31-story condo tower project proposed to rise at 75 Howard Street, the existing concrete triangle at the end of Howard between Steuart and Embarcadero is proposed to be remade as a 5,000 square foot public open space. While rendered as a sculpture garden at the... Read More »

Ballot Measures Double Feature: The Battle Over 8 Washington

With the opposing ballot measures over the development of 8 Washington Street having been designated propositions B and C, it’s time for the dueling ballot measures double feature: Read More »

Dueling 8 Washington Street Ballot Measures Designated B And C

Dueling 8 Washington Street Ballot Measures Designated B And C

With big money fueling the fire and the ballot measure battle over the development of 8 Washington Street heating up, San Francisco’s Department of Elections has just designated the “Open Up the Waterfront” initiative as Proposition B on this November’s ballot. The “No Wall On The Waterfront” referendum, which... Read More »

The Impact Of A Proposed 31-Story Tower On SF’s Waterfront

The Impact Of A Proposed 31-Story Tower On SF’s Waterfront

Proposing to raze the existing eight-story parking garage at 75 Howard Street and build a 31-story tower, rising 348 feet with 186 market rate condos over a ground floor restaurant and parking for 175 cars, the Environmental Impact Report for the project is slated to be reviewed by San... Read More »

The Brewing 8 Washington Street Ballot Measure Battle Simplified

The Brewing 8 Washington Street Ballot Measure Battle Simplified

Once again, the approved 8 Washington Street project would raze the existing Golden Gateway Tennis and Swim Club and adjacent Port of San Francisco owned parking lot and construct a 165-unit condo building rising up to 136 feet in height upon the site. The development would also yield new... Read More »

America’s Cup Waterfront Concert Series Permit Suspended

America’s Cup Waterfront Concert Series Permit Suspended

Ten days ago San Francisco’s Entertainment Commission approved the plans to hold 30 ticketed concerts at the upsized America’s Cup pavilion on Piers 27/29 which is two-thirds built, granting Live Nation a conditional Place of Entertainment Permit for the series. While the first concert by Imagine Dragons is scheduled... Read More »

The 75 Howard Scoop: Tower Design And Proposed Public Park

The 75 Howard Scoop: Tower Design And Proposed Public Park

As we first reported last month, and for which we now have the renderings, the design for the proposed tower to replace the existing eight-story parking garage at 75 Howard Street is up to 31 stories and 350 feet, 150 more than for which it’s currently zoned, with 186... Read More »

8 Washington Approval Upheld But Now On Hold Until 2013 Election

8 Washington Approval Upheld But Now On Hold Until 2013 Election

Returning from their summer recess yesterday, San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors voted to uphold their previous approval for the proposed 8 Washington Street project. As such, the qualified referendum to quash the development of 8 Washington as approved, or at the very least limit its height to 84 feet,... Read More »