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Hillside Plans Newly Rendered and Massed for Effect

Hillside Plans Newly Rendered and Massed for Effect

As we first revealed earlier this year, plans for a 24-unit development to rise up to 40 feet in height along Diamond Street, on the hillside overlooking Noe Valley, between the intersection of Diamond Heights Boulevard and 29th Street, were in the works but San Francisco’s Planning Department was... Read More »

Planning Seeks More Density for Hillside Site in the Heights

Planning Seeks More Density for Hillside Site in the Heights

As we first outlined earlier this year, plans for a 24-unit, market-rate development to rise along Diamond Street, between the intersection of Diamond Heights Boulevard and 29th Street, overlooking Noe Valley, have been drawn. And as drafted by Solomon Cordwell Buenz (SCB) for the Emerald Fund, the development as... Read More »

520-Foot-Tall Hub Tower Closer to Reality, With Fewer Units

520-Foot-Tall Hub Tower Closer to Reality, With Fewer Units

With the proposed framework for rezoning San Francisco’s 84-acre Hub District, a.k.a. the “Market Octavia Plan Amendment,” closer to reality and the City finishing up construction on their new building at 1500 Mission, the plans for a 520-foot-tall tower to rise at 30 Van Ness are getting closer to... Read More »

Big Plans for Another Hillside Site Overlooking Noe Valley

Big Plans for Another Hillside Site Overlooking Noe Valley

Down the street from another hillside parcel for which even bigger plans have been teased, plans for a 24-unit, market-rate development to rise along Diamond Street, between the intersection of Diamond Heights Boulevard and 29th Street, overlooking Noe Valley, are in the works. As drafted by Solomon Cordwell Buenz... Read More »

Big Central SoMa Project Positioning to Break Ground Next Year

Big Central SoMa Project Positioning to Break Ground Next Year

The proposed mass redevelopment of 12 contiguous Central SoMa parcels stretching from 400 Second Street to 665 Harrison, a.k.a. the One Vassar project, has just qualified for a streamlined environmental review and could break ground as early as next year if approved, with two towers rising up to 350... Read More »

Timing for Approved Tower About to Be Pushed Back

Timing for Approved Tower About to Be Pushed Back

While the plans for a 40-story, and now 319-unit tower to rise up to 420 feet in height at the intersection of Market, Oak and Van Ness Avenue were approved back in 2017, the signature “One Oak” project has yet to has yet to break ground. And with the... Read More »

Study for Mid-Market Infill Tower About to Get Underway

Study for Mid-Market Infill Tower About to Get Underway

The required Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the proposed infill 27-story tower to rise on Nordstrom’s underdeveloped parking lot parcel at 469 Stevenson Street is about to be drafted by Planning. As we first reported last year, while the tower’s proposed height has been reduced to 284 feet in... Read More »

Supersized West Oakland Project Redesigned, Slated for Approval

Supersized West Oakland Project Redesigned, Slated for Approval

Facing continued pushback from Oakland’s Planning Department with respect to the “monotonous and bulky massing,” the lack of a “rich public-private interface” and a lackluster tower design for the proposed 1,032-unit “Hub” development to rise upon the 3-acre Caltrans lot across from The Crucible, a block from the West Oakland BART... Read More »

Redevelopment of Historic Resource about to Break Ground

Redevelopment of Historic Resource about to Break Ground

With the development of an adjacent 300-unit building designed by Arquitectonica already underway, the redevelopment of the Golden Gate Building’s parcel at 1028 Market Street, a.k.a. the Hollywood Billiards site, has been permitted and is now positioning to break ground this August. While the Golden Gate Building was deemed a... Read More »

Challenged Central SoMa Development Closer to Reality

Challenged Central SoMa Development Closer to Reality

As we first revealed last month, the application to proceed with the mass redevelopment of 12 contiguous Central SoMa parcels stretching from 400 Second Street to 665 Harrison has formally been submitted to Planning. And we now have the latest set of renderings of the proposed development, which has... Read More »