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Parkmerced Redevelopment Plan Prevails

Parkmerced Redevelopment Plan Prevails

Approved by San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors by the narrowest of margins three years ago, the redevelopment plan for Parkmerced – which includes the construction of nearly 5,700 net new residences in the southwestern neighborhood – has been tied up in a legal battle since 2011. Last week, California’s 1st District... Read More »

Moscone Center’s Redesign Refined

Moscone Center’s Redesign Refined

Responding in part to concerns about the impact of the Moscone Center’s proposed expansion project on the adjacent Children’s Garden, as well as to the impact of the building’s mass along Howard Street, the proposed design for the building by Skidmore Owings & Merrill and Mark Cavagnero Associates has... Read More »

The Preliminary Designs For Ten Stories At 16th And Mission

The Preliminary Designs For Ten Stories At 16th And Mission

Once again, a 10-story building with 351 housing units, 32,000 square feet of retail and a 56,000-square-foot basement parking garage has been proposed to rise above the 16th Street Bart Station on the northeast corner of Mission Street, the preliminary design and massing for which is illustrated above and... Read More »

Ten Story Building Proposed Atop 16th Street BART Station Site

Ten Story Building Proposed Atop 16th Street BART Station Site

Maximus Real Estate Partners is in contract to buy the 57,000 square foot parcel above the 16th Street BART station on the northeast corner of Mission Street and has submitted plans to build a 10-story building designed by Skidmore Owings & Merrill with 351 housing units, 32,000 square feet... Read More »

The Big Dollars Behind The 8 Washington Street Battle To Date

The Big Dollars Behind The 8 Washington Street Battle To Date

As of last month, No Wall on The Waterfront had raised $234,000 and spent $104,000 in their campaign to block the approved development of 8 Washington Street at the ballot box. In addition, Boston Properties, owner of 4 Embarcadero Center to the west of 8 Washington Street, has spent... Read More »

Plans For Landmark Tower(s) At First And Mission Are Powering Up

Plans For Landmark Tower(s) At First And Mission Are Powering Up

Having been on hold for a few years, the plans for a few big towers to rise at First and Mission, a.k.a. the 50 First Street site, have been reworked and resubmitted to Planning. As currently envisioned, the existing office/retail buildings at 50 First, 62 First, and 76-78 First... Read More »

Big Plans For Harrison Street Between Second And Third

Big Plans For Harrison Street Between Second And Third

Having filed a preliminary application for development with San Francisco’s Planning Department, Cresleigh Development is proposing to build a 478,000-square-foot office building, a 406,000-square-foot residential tower and a 300-room hotel on five parcels along the south side of Harrison Street stretching from 400 Second Street to 665 Harrison. According... Read More »

350 Mission Street: Permits Issued For 350-Foot Tower To Rise

350 Mission Street: Permits Issued For 350-Foot Tower To Rise

Approved for a 27-story office tower reaching 350 feet last year, the fully entitled site at 350 Mission Street has been sold to Kilroy Realty with the transfer in the works. The permits to demolish the existing four story Heald College building on the site have been approved, and... 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 Trio Of Renzo Piano SOM Towers At 50 First Street As Proposed

A Trio Of Renzo Piano SOM Towers At 50 First Street As Proposed

While the designs for a cluster of Renzo Piano-designed ultra-thin towers at the corner of First and Mission may have fallen by the wayside, plans for building upon the seven parcels a.k.a. 50 First have not as Marcus Heights, LLC, proposes to demolish four existing structures and develop three... Read More »