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Tennis Anyone?  No Longer At 8 Washington As Now Proposed…

Tennis Anyone? No Longer At 8 Washington As Now Proposed…

With the owners of the Golden Gateway Tennis and Swim Club having recently acquired the Tennis Club at 645 Fifth Street, a facility that was once slated to be razed for condos to rise, the proposal for the 165-unit condo, retail, and fitness facility at 8 Washington Street has... Read More »

From Parking To 160 Condos At 75 Howard Street As Proposed

From Parking To 160 Condos At 75 Howard Street As Proposed

An application has been filed to raze the eight-story parking garage at 75 Howard Street and build a 284-foot building with 160 condos in its place. Being designed by Skidmore Owings & Merrill, we’re still looking for a leaked liberated early rendering. Tipsters? Read More »

A Temporary Site That Could Become A Permanent Fixture

A Temporary Site That Could Become A Permanent Fixture

From John King with respect to the proposed America’s Cup berthing facilities for mega motor yachts between Piers 14 and 22½: Known officially as Rincon Point Open Water Basin, the quarter-mile stretch of bay between piers 14 and 22.5 was created in the 1980s by removing decrepit finger piers... Read More »

8 Washington: A Chance To Hear And Be Heard This Afternoon

8 Washington: A Chance To Hear And Be Heard This Afternoon

At three o’clock this afternoon, the Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on the Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the proposed 8 Washington Street project. An opposing perspective from Frederick: The present proposal is the 4th attempt to change the Golden Gateway Swim & Tennis Club from... Read More »

Embarcadero Exploratorium Ceremonially Breaks Ground Today

Embarcadero Exploratorium Ceremonially Breaks Ground Today

While construction has already started, the Emabarcadero Exploratorium ceremonially breaks ground at 10 am today. In three years, the first stage, on Pier 15, will provide vastly expanded space for the museum’s exhibits, classrooms and teacher-training facilities, which have outgrown their current site at the Palace of Fine Arts... Read More »

8 Washington Street Project Proposal (And Renderings) Revised

8 Washington Street Project Proposal (And Renderings) Revised

San Francisco Waterfront Partner’s 8 Washington Street project website has been updated with their revised proposal and renderings in response to the Planning Department’s Northeast Embarcadero Study which has been recommended to the Port for adoption. The revised proposal still yields 165 units, but the proposed building heights along... Read More »

SWL 351 And The Proposed 8 Washington Street Project: Port Hearing

SWL 351 And The Proposed 8 Washington Street Project: Port Hearing

An update from Frederick Allardyce (President of the Barbary Coast Neighborhood Association) on the proposed development of Seawall Lot 351 (and by extension, the proposed 8 Washington Street Project): This lot probably is the most valuable parcel (individually or by $ per square foot) not only in the Ports... Read More »