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Is 535 Mission Street Selling Itself And San Francisco Short?

Is 535 Mission Street Selling Itself And San Francisco Short?

While some celebrate the news that construction on the 378 foot tower to rise at 535 Mission Street will soon recommence, others wonder if the developers aren’t selling themselves and San Francisco short as the site is zoned for 550 Feet. As massed above for SocketSite by steelblue, proposed... Read More »

The Green Designs For Block 6: Folsom Street From Fremont To Beale

The Green Designs For Block 6: Folsom Street From Fremont To Beale

As we first reported yesterday, the winning proposal to develop Transbay Block 6/7, from Folsom Street to Clementina Alley and Fremont to Beale, includes a 300-foot tower on the corner of Folsom and Fremont, 40-foot townhomes along Clementina, and three 50 to 85-foot mid-rise buildings on Fremont, Beal, and... Read More »

Latest SF Skyscraper Scoop: 181 Fremont Redesigned And Rendered

Latest SF Skyscraper Scoop: 181 Fremont Redesigned And Rendered

Back in 2007, the proposed skyscraper to rise at 181 Fremont street which was designed by HellerManus reached 900 feet and would have yielded around 500,000 square feet of office space below 140 residential condominiums. Having been waylaid by the market, the project is now making its way back... Read More »

The Revised Design(s) And Timing For A Tower At 41 Tehama

The Revised Design(s) And Timing For A Tower At 41 Tehama

As we first reported a few weeks ago, the original plans for a 550-foot tower designed by SOM to rise at 41 Tehama have been shelved and Fritzi Realty is moving forward with new plans for a 342 foot tower designed by Arquitectonica to rise on the site. The... Read More »

Reaching Out For A 32-Story Residential Tower To Rise At 41 Tehama

Reaching Out For A 32-Story Residential Tower To Rise At 41 Tehama

The original plans for a 550-foot tower designed by SOM to rise at 41 Tehama have been shelved, but with the Transit Center District Plan having been adopted and the site successfully upzoned from 220 to 360 feet, Fritzi Realty is moving forward with new plans to build an... Read More »

Planning To Raise Shadow Limits For SF’s Transbay Towers To Rise

Planning To Raise Shadow Limits For SF’s Transbay Towers To Rise

While the design for San Francisco’s Transbay Tower to rise on Mission between 1st and Fremont Streets has shrunk from 1,200 to 1,070 feet, the proposed 61-story tower will still cast new shadows across San Francisco, shadows which can be problematic for developers and fodder for litigation. The proposed... Read More »

Transbay Tower Tweaks, Cuts And Timing

Transbay Tower Tweaks, Cuts And Timing

Shrunken 130 feet earlier this year, the revised design for the proposed 1,070 foot Transbay Tower has added “a deep vertical slit…up each side of the crown, backed by perforated metal that will be lit at night for a sculptural effect.” Having gone missing, the funicular from the... Read More »

Infinity Tower Two Duplex Gets a Third Bath and Priced with a Three

Infinity Tower Two Duplex Gets a Third Bath and Priced with a Three

One of only a few duplex units in the two towers of the Infinity, 338 Spear Street #39C was purchased for $1,760,000 with three bedrooms and two and one-half baths in April 2010. Last year, permits were issued to reconfigure and add a shower in the half-bath, and to... Read More »

Oscar The Park: Designs For An Acre Of Outdoor Space Downtown

Oscar The Park: Designs For An Acre Of Outdoor Space Downtown

As plugged-in people know, Oscar Park will bring over an acre of green and outdoor recreation space to the Transbay neighborhood, stretching from Howard to Harrison and extending east to west down the new Oscar Alley. If you feel like weighing in or reporting back, conceptual designs for the... Read More »

Sue Hestor Seeks To Stop Transit Center Tower Development Short

Speaking of the Planning Commission approved Transit Center District Plan necessary for the Transbay Transit Tower and Terminal to rise, yesterday Sue Hestor filed an appeal of Planning’s approval on behalf of the Save Our Parks Sunlight Coalition, membership of which is comprised of Ms. Hestor’s organization, San Franciscans... Read More »