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The Grand Plan to Transform the Intersection of Market and Van Ness

The Grand Plan to Transform the Intersection of Market and Van Ness

In addition to potentially raising building height limits, allowing for more density, and setting the stage for a number of public realm improvements, such as new public open spaces and safer streets, the draft plan for the City’s Market Street Hub Project envisions transforming the intersection of Market and... Read More »

Designs for 250-Foot Hub Tower Submitted to Planning

Designs for 250-Foot Hub Tower Submitted to Planning

While angling for an extra 200 feet in height last year, Gould Evans, on behalf of Align Real Estate, has just submitted the official application to San Francisco’s Planning Department for a 250-foot tower and adjacent 85-foot podium building to rise at 30 Otis Street, at the intersection of... Read More »

Even Bigger Plans for City College Site, but Delays as Well

Even Bigger Plans for City College Site, but Delays as Well

While City College of San Francisco has already picked a development team to long-term lease and redevelop their 46,000-square-foot parcel at 33 Gough Street, behind the Flax site to rise up to 85 feet in height, the College is quietly working on near-term plans to vacate and lease its... Read More »

Another Peek at San Francisco’s New Hub and Future Skyline

Another Peek at San Francisco’s New Hub and Future Skyline

Planning delivers another montage of how San Francisco’s Market Street Hub Project could lead to the development of additional height, density and a more sculpted skyline for the emerging area around the intersections of Market and Van Ness and South Van Ness and Mission. As the Hub could appear... Read More »

San Francisco’s Hub Heights 2.0 and Potential 600-Foot Tower

San Francisco’s Hub Heights 2.0 and Potential 600-Foot Tower

San Francisco’s Market Street Hub Project, which could lead to number of significant zoning changes which would allow for the development of more height and bulk in the area around the intersections of Market and Van Ness Avenue and South Van Ness and Mission, is officially underway. In exchange... Read More »

San Francisco’s Hub 2.0

San Francisco’s Hub 2.0

Over a century ago, the intersection of Market, Valencia, Haight and Gough in San Francisco was dubbed “The Hub.” At the time, four main streetcar lines converged at the intersection, transporting residents from outlying neighborhoods to jobs and shopping downtown. And through the 1950s, the moniker was synonymous with... Read More »

The Plans for a New Pedestrian Alley and Bike Lounge

The Plans for a New Pedestrian Alley and Bike Lounge

As we revealed last week, the proposed 220-unit building to rise up to 12 stories upon the Tower Car Wash site includes a mid-block pedestrian alley between Mission Street and South Van Ness Avenue. The alley would provide access to 1601 Mission Street’s lobby, a “lounge” for 71 bikes... Read More »

Tower Car Wash Redevelopment in the Queue

Tower Car Wash Redevelopment in the Queue

The public hearing for Trumark Urban’s proposed redevelopment of the Tower Car Wash and gas station site at 1601 Mission Street and South Van Ness Avenue has been scheduled for April 7. If approved, a 12-story building designed by Handel Architects, with 220 condos over 7,300 square feet of... Read More »

The Flax Site Scoop

The Flax Site Scoop

A plugged-in tipster delivers the latest renderings and inside scoop for the proposed 162-unit building to rise at 1699 Market Street, the Market Street parcel upon which Flax currently stands. As designed by Solomon Cordwell Buenz (SCB) for the developer, Urban Communities, the nine-story building will rise to a... Read More »

Supervisors Reject Sale of Mid-Market Tower Site

Supervisors Reject Sale of Mid-Market Tower Site

While the sale of the City’s five-story building at 30 Van Ness Avenue, a building which sits upon a parcel which is zoned for development up to 400 feet in height, was authorized for sale by San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors with a price of “no less than $87... Read More »