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The Hotelless Plans for the San Francisco Armory

The Hotelless Plans for the San Francisco Armory

While the developer who recently paid $65 million for the landmark San Francisco Armory in the Mission has ties to the Soho House chain of private clubs and hotels, the zoning of the parcel upon which the Armory sits (Urban Mixed Use) would have to be changed to allow... Read More »

Developer Pays $65 Million for the Armory in SF

Developer Pays $65 Million for the Armory in SF

A developer with ties to the Soho House chain of private clubs and hotels has paid a reported $65 million for the landmark San Francisco Armory at 1800 Mission Street in the Mission which had been home to Kink.com. Peter Acworth, the founder of Kink, purchased the century-old armory... Read More »

Plans to Convert Armory from Porn Studio to Office Use Progress

Plans to Convert Armory from Porn Studio to Office Use Progress

As we first reported back in 2014, plans to convert Kink.com’s landmark Armory building at Mission and 14th Streets from fetish porn studio that you’re able to see in the intros of many of their productions across many adult sites like hdtubemovies xxx, to “traditional office use,” with the... Read More »

From Christmas Tree Lot To Condos At 14th And Mission

From Christmas Tree Lot To Condos At 14th And Mission

In the works for over a decade and originally proposed to be developed with 36 affordable housing units for seniors, new plans for a seven-story, market-rate building to rise on the southeast corner of Mission and 14th Streets, on the seasonal Sundance Christmas Tree lot across from the Armory,... Read More »

Not Only Kinky, But Perhaps Somewhat Hinky As Well

A pair of emails forwarded from a plugged-in tipster reveals that the owner of the Armory, who was leading the charge against the development of 49 Julian, had made an all cash offer for the property and was seeking “to move forward ASAP with escrow, in order to avoid... Read More »

Working Out The Kinks To Build Eight Homes At 49 Julian

Working Out The Kinks To Build Eight Homes At 49 Julian

As we first reported last month: As proposed, the vacant single-story warehouse at 49 Julian Avenue would be razed and a five story, 50-foot-tall building with eight two-bedroom residential units over at-grade parking for eight vehicles would rise adjacent to the Armory. Opposing the project as proposed, the owner... Read More »

The “Kinky” Opposition To 49 Julian Avenue As Proposed

The “Kinky” Opposition To 49 Julian Avenue As Proposed

As proposed, the vacant single-story warehouse at 49 Julian Avenue would be razed and a five story, 50-foot-tall building with eight two-bedroom residential units over at-grade parking for eight vehicles would rise adjacent to the Armory. Opposing the project as proposed, the owner of said Armory who acquired the... Read More »

And Yes, A Few Kinky Condos Could Hypothetically Be Coming Soon

And Yes, A Few Kinky Condos Could Hypothetically Be Coming Soon

While Kink’s window restoration project for the San Francisco Armory has been replacing boarded-up and broken windows for the first time in 30 years, and the building might actually be feeling a bit festive (rather than altogether abandoned), it’s the hypothetical “Kink condos” that seem to be getting all... Read More »

Planning Department Special Meeting: Mission Armory Edition

Planning Department Special Meeting: Mission Armory Edition

A plugged-in tipster notes that the San Francisco Planning Department has called a Special Meeting for Thursday. And as best we can tell, it’s an “Informational hearing on the occupancy of the Mission Armory by a film production studio (d.b.a. kink.com).” As our tipster notes, perhaps the meeting has... Read More »