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Bonus-Sized Polk Street Project Revised, Nearly Permitted

Bonus-Sized Polk Street Project Revised, Nearly Permitted

Having been entitled by Planning last year, the plans for an 8-story building to rise up to 80 feet in height on the Out of the Closet site on the southeast corner of Polk and California have been slightly refined to yield 97 units, versus 100 as approved, but... Read More »

Challenged Infill on Valencia Street Slated for Approval

Challenged Infill on Valencia Street Slated for Approval

Speaking of bonus-sized infill buildings poised to rise in the Mission, the refined plans for a 65-foot-tall building to rise on the San Francisco Auto Works parcel at 1021 Valencia Street are slated to be approved this week. While the parcel is technically only zoned for development up to... Read More »

Bonus-Sized Development Closer to Reality in the Mission

Bonus-Sized Development Closer to Reality in the Mission

As we first outlined back in 2018, plans for a 9-story building to rise on the 20,000-square-foot surface area parking lot at 321 Florida Street, between 16th and 17th Streets in the Mission, were in the works. And as since rendered by Handel Architects, the proposed development would rise... Read More »

Grubstake Redevelopment Granted Key Clearance to Proceed

Grubstake Redevelopment Granted Key Clearance to Proceed

As we first reported back in 2015: Prior to closing escrow on his purchase of the iconic Grubstake restaurant at 1525 Pine Street, buyer Nicholas Pigott quietly engaged D-Scheme Studio to draft plans for razing the restaurant and constructing a slender seven-story building on the Polk Gulch site, with... Read More »

Character of Bonus-Sized Development Questioned

Character of Bonus-Sized Development Questioned

As we outlined back in 2014: Residents in north-facing condos at the Palms – or fans of the Marina Auto Body shop – take note: plans to raze the auto shops at 565-585 Bryant Street, between 3rd and 4th, have been submitted to planning for review. And in their... Read More »

Big Club Zone Project Slated for Approval

Big Club Zone Project Slated for Approval

In the works since 2017 and having qualified for a streamlined environmental review, the refined plans for two buildings which could up to 85 feet in height across the four-parcel Action Rentals site at 1530 Folsom Street, which extends to Kissling and 11th Streets in Western SoMa, are slated... Read More »

Densified Polk Street Development Slated for Approval

Densified Polk Street Development Slated for Approval

In the works since 2018 and since further densified, plans to level the Jug Shop complex on the northeast corner of Polk and Pacific and develop a six-story, mixed-use building on the 2030 Polk Street site, which is to be rebranded “1580 Pacific Avenue,” despite a lobby which is... Read More »

Supersized Plans for Lower Potrero Hill Parking Lot Site

Supersized Plans for Lower Potrero Hill Parking Lot Site

Plans for a 5-story, 48-unit apartment building to rise on the odd-shaped parking lot parcel at 98 Pennsylvania Avenue in Lower Potrero Hill were approved back in 2016 and building permits for the project were secured and issued in December of 2018. But the ground has yet to be broken.... Read More »

Even Bigger Plans for Assembled SoMa Site

Even Bigger Plans for Assembled SoMa Site

As we outlined back in 2014: Residents in north-facing condos at the Palms – or fans of the Marina Auto Body shop – take note: plans to raze the auto shops at 565-585 Bryant Street, between 3rd and 4th, have been submitted to planning for review. And in their... Read More »

No Red Flags for Bigger North Beach Project as Envisioned

No Red Flags for Bigger North Beach Project as Envisioned

As we revealed earlier this year: Having never recovered from stated concerns that a proposed four-story hotel to rise on the former Tower Records Annex turned bike rental parcel at 1196 Columbus Avenue, a development which was originally branded and designed to specifically target millennial travelers, would attract “late-night... Read More »