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Affordable Waterfront Development Has Broken Ground

Affordable Waterfront Development Has Broken Ground

Having identified the parking lot parcels fronting Front and Davis Streets, between Broadway and Vallejo, as “the greatest affordable housing development opportunity among the seawall lots in the northeastern waterfront,” the Port began drafting a solicitation for developers of the former Embarcadero Freeway site back... Read More »

Affordable Development Appealed by Neighbor in Telegraph Hill

Affordable Development Appealed by Neighbor in Telegraph Hill

While the proposed development of 178 affordable apartments to rise up to six stories in height across the half-block-plus parking lot parcel at 88 Broadway, a development which the Telegraph Hill Dwellers (THD) have been seeking to have “right-sized,” has yet to be approved, a formal appeal of the... Read More »

Hill Dwellers Seek ‘Right-Sizing’ of Affordable Development Below

Hill Dwellers Seek ‘Right-Sizing’ of Affordable Development Below

With the designs for the proposed development of 184 affordable apartments to rise up to six stories in height across the half-block-plus parking lot parcel at 88 Broadway having been refined and newly rendered, the Telegraph Hill Dwellers (THD) are seeking to have the development “right-sized.” And to be... Read More »

Local Development Advocate and Realtor Arraigned for Voter Fraud

Local development advocate and Realtor Donald Dewsnup has been arraigned on charges of registering to vote using a false address and providing a false address to the California Bureau of Real Estate. According to court documents, the charges stem from Dewsnup’s attempt to infiltrate the Telegraph Hill Dwellers neighborhood... Read More »

Affordable Housing Battle Line Drawn: Low Income Vs. Middle Class

Affordable Housing Battle Line Drawn: Low Income Vs. Middle Class

The City of San Francisco is moving forward with plans to build over 100 units of affordable housing at the base of Telegraph Hill, on the underdeveloped half-block parcel fronting Front Street between Broadway and Vallejo which is currently a parking lot for 225 cars. As we first reported... Read More »

Tech Moguls, Oligarchs, And Telegraph Hill Dwellers Take Note

Tech Moguls, Oligarchs, And Telegraph Hill Dwellers Take Note

Tech moguls and foreign oligarchs take note: San Francisco’s Supervisors have upheld the necessary approvals for three modern townhomes to rise on upon the mostly vacant lot at 115 Telegraph Hill Boulevard, denying the Telegraph Hill Dwellers’ bids to block the development. The Dwellers’ appeals – one based on... Read More »

Fight over Telegraph Hill Homes for Tech Moguls Isn’t Over

Fight over Telegraph Hill Homes for Tech Moguls Isn’t Over

The Telegraph Hill Dwellers’ fight to block the approved development of three modern townhomes to rise on Telegraph Hill Boulevard, a development at least one neighbor derisively characterized as housing for “high tech mogul(s) or a second home for a foreign oligarch,” isn’t over. While the first of two... Read More »

Dwellers Don’t Want Homes for Tech Moguls or Oligarchs

Dwellers Don’t Want Homes for Tech Moguls or Oligarchs

Over the objections of a number of Telegraph Hill dwellers, including one who derisively characterized the development as housing for “high tech mogul(s) or a second home for a foreign oligarch,” a characterization which was made by way of a dictated email, San Francisco’s Planning Commission approved the plans to... Read More »

Another Battle Brewing Over Plans For Housing On Port Land

Another Battle Brewing Over Plans For Housing On Port Land

The Port of San Francisco has drafted a Memorandum of Understanding for the development of Seawall 322-1, with plans to build affordable housing upon the underdeveloped half-block parcel fronting Front Street between Broadway and Vallejo. The Site is a paved, flat, rectangular land parcel, approximately 37,810 square feet in... Read More »

8 Washington: A Chance To Hear And Be Heard This Afternoon

8 Washington: A Chance To Hear And Be Heard This Afternoon

At three o’clock this afternoon, the Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on the Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the proposed 8 Washington Street project. An opposing perspective from Frederick: The present proposal is the 4th attempt to change the Golden Gateway Swim & Tennis Club from... Read More »