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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 »

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 »

The 8 Washington Development Website: New And Improved!

The 8 Washington Development Website: New And Improved!

As a tipster notes, Pacific Waterfront Partners’ website for the development of 8 Washington (and San Francisco’s Seawall Lot 351) has been updated to include a couple of snazzy new renderings of the proposed SOM design (the faux-French design is no longer) and a copy of the developers’ RFP... Read More »

41 Tehama: Fritzi Sees The City’s 350 Feet And Raises It Another 200

41 Tehama: Fritzi Sees The City’s 350 Feet And Raises It Another 200

At this point it’s simply a proposal. And a proposal that would not only require a significant upzoning of the parcel (currently 220 feet), but an upzoning of the upzoning that’s already in the works (350 feet). But if Fritzi Realty gets its way, a 550-foot residential tower designed... Read More »

350 Mission Street Scoop Redux: Building Website Live

350 Mission Street Scoop Redux: Building Website Live

As we wrote two months ago: A plugged-in tipster delivers a rendering of the SOM/Craig Hartman design to compliment the scoop on 350 Mission Street, a 27-story green tower that’s in the works for the corner of Mission and Fremont. We’re loving the openness of the triple-height lobby. As... Read More »

Budding Big Buildings Across The Bay (Oakland And Emeryville)

Encinal Jackson has submitted an application to build a 56-story mixed-use tower at 1938 Broadway in Oakland. At 715 feet, the proposed tower would nearly double the height of Oakland’s current tallest building, the Ordway at 1 Kaiser Plaza. The proposed tower would contain 1.5 million square feet of... Read More »

JustQuotes: The People (And Politics) Behind Buildings And Design

JustQuotes: The People (And Politics) Behind Buildings And Design

The Quote: ADCO is proposing a 38-story, elliptical-shaped glass building with five levels of underground parking. Market-rate condominiums would be built on top of the tennis courts and next door to a residence for seniors. The street that gently slopes downward to the Japantown malls would also undergo major... Read More »

San Francisco’s Transbay Transit Center + Tower: More Proposal Porn

San Francisco’s Transbay Transit Center + Tower: More Proposal Porn

Forest City has launched a new website with a bit more video, renderings and background information on the Richard Rogers design proposal for San Francisco’s new Transbay Transit Center and Tower. And as a plugged-in tipster notes, the complete Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) presentation along with additional animations... Read More »

San Francisco’s Transbay Terminal Design Proposals: Highlights

San Francisco’s Transbay Terminal Design Proposals: Highlights

Keep in mind that design elements of all three proposals are likely to change (some rather dramatically) between now and the final selection on September 20th (and again between the final selection and construction). That being the case, a few highlights that caught our attention (in reverse order of... Read More »