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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 »

Transbay Tower Timeline Moved Up, Payment To City Stays Down

Transbay Tower Timeline Moved Up, Payment To City Stays Down

Having successfully renegotiated the amount they’ll pay The City for the land upon which to build San Francisco’s Transbay Transit Tower and Terminal from $350 million to $185 million due to declining market conditions and a shorter tower, Hines might now start construction as early as next summer based... Read More »

The Plan To Transform San Francisco’s Transit Center District

The Plan To Transform San Francisco’s Transit Center District

First drafted in 2009, the Planning Department’s Transit Center District Plan for the area bounded by Market, Steuart, Folsom, and mid-block between 3rd and New Montgomery is making the Planning Commission rounds this week to prepare for a public hearing on the adoption and implementation of the amended plan... Read More »

Transbay Land Cost Cut Another $50 Million For Shrunken Tower

Transbay Land Cost Cut Another $50 Million For Shrunken Tower

Having bid a winning $350 million for the land upon which to build San Francisco’s Transbay Transit Tower and Terminal back in 2007, over twice as much as the next highest bid of $145 million by the Richard Rogers and Forest City team, and an amount which was already... Read More »

Yes, The Proposed Transbay Transit Tower Shrank A Hundred Feet

Yes, The Proposed Transbay Transit Tower Shrank A Hundred Feet

As plugged-in people have known for five months, the height for the proposed Pelli Clarke Pelli designed Tansbay Transit Center Tower to rise at the corner of Mission and First was shortened from 1,200 to 1,070 feet. From the Chronicle today with respect to the revised design: The revised... Read More »

Presenting Oscar Park (And A Chance To Provide Feedback)

Presenting Oscar Park (And A Chance To Provide Feedback)

Slated to bring over an acre of green and outdoor recreation space to the Transbay neighborhood, the bulk of Oscar Park will reside between Clementina and Tehama Streets, extending north and south along the new Oscar Alley. In addition, “extensions of the park east to First Street, north to... Read More »

The Plan For San Francisco’s Tallest Tower And Transit Center District

The Plan For San Francisco’s Tallest Tower And Transit Center District

At the center of the 145 acre Transit Center District, the proposed Transit Tower to be on Mission between First and Freemont will rise 920 feet to its roof and 1,070 feet including its sculptural element, becoming the City’s tallest structure (1,000 feet to the highest enclosed space) and... Read More »