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Remodel Of Recently Restored $23.5M Mansion Underway

Remodel Of Recently Restored $23.5M Mansion Underway

Built for the Spreckels family in 1905 and remodeled by renowned architect Albert Farr in 1929, the 12,000-square-foot Pacific Heights mansion at 2520 Pacific Avenue was purchased from the son of former San Francisco Mayor Joseph Alioto (Joseph Alioto, Jr.) for $6.3 million in 1997. The buyers spent the... Read More »

Pacific Heights Penthouse Sale Smashes SF Real Estate Records

Pacific Heights Penthouse Sale Smashes SF Real Estate Records

The 10th floor of the überexclusive Pacific Heights building at 2006 Washington Street has traded hands in a hush-hush deal and at a price point never before seen in San Francisco. While the seller had been privately seeking as much as $35 million for the 5,400-square-foot, full-floor unit #10, according... Read More »

Storied Spreckels Mansion Quietly Sells For $10M

Storied Spreckels Mansion Quietly Sells For $10M

Both Jack London and Danny Glover have called the former Spreckels Mansion home.  And at one point in the 1960’s, the ballroom atop the 8,400-square-foot pad at 737 Buena Vista Avenue West had been converted into “Buena Vista Studios,” a studio in which the Grateful Dead recorded a few... Read More »

A Five Million Dollar Pied–À–Terre In Pacific Heights

A Five Million Dollar Pied–À–Terre In Pacific Heights

Designed by Conrad Alfred Meussdorffer, the überexclusive building at 2006 Washington was designed to take advantage of 100 feet of open space to the west, facing the Golden Gate Bridge and overlooking the Spreckels Mansion in which Danielle Steele now resides. Originally ten units, the 2,200 square foot penthouse... Read More »

Live Like A Spreckels, London, Nash Or Glover: 737 Buena Vista West

Live Like A Spreckels, London, Nash Or Glover: 737 Buena Vista West

Designed by Edward Vogel and built for one of the Spreckels, the 8,400 square foot Spreckels Mansion at 737 Buena Vista West was subsequently home to Jack London, Ambrose Bierce and Graham Nash. The last we heard it was Danny Glover’s house and it’s been available for rent since... Read More »

2006 Washington Number 4 Returns Asking 32 (Plus) Percent Less

2006 Washington Number 4 Returns Asking 32 (Plus) Percent Less

While still noting “coming soon” on Malin’s San Francisco Properties site, 2006 Washington #4 has hit the MLS asking $8,500,000. As a plugged-in tipster adds, asking $12,500,000 with McGuire in March (and apparently $15,000,000 prior to that). It’s a full floor in the classic, and überexclusive, Conrad Alfred Meussdorffer... Read More »

Fortunes Can Be Fleeting (And Mansions Can Be Foreclosed Upon)

Fortunes Can Be Fleeting (And Mansions Can Be Foreclosed Upon)

From the listing for 2510 Jackson: This magnificent Pacific Heights mansion consists of seven bedrooms, six full baths and 3 half baths. The home features a ballroom, gallery, formal dining room, library, family room w/ Golden Gate Bridge view, seven fireplaces, two balconies, two terraces, elevator to all four levels, large... Read More »