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Massive Potrero Power Plant Project Refined, Slated for Approval

Massive Potrero Power Plant Project Refined, Slated for Approval

The refined plans, development agreement and final Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the the proposed redevelopment of the 29-acre Potrero Power Plant site could be approved and certified by San Francisco’s Planning Commission in two weeks time, clearing the way for San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors to re-zone and... Read More »

Bonus Plans for Building Up Clement Street

Bonus Plans for Building Up Clement Street

Plans to raze the single-story China Dance School & Theater building on the southeast corner of Clement and 32nd Avenue are in the works. And as proposed, a six-story building could rise up to 64 feet in height upon the 3055 Clement Street site. The development as envisioned would... Read More »

Modern Infill on the Boards: Geary Boulevard Edition

Modern Infill on the Boards: Geary Boulevard Edition

Plans to raze the shuttered Quan Bac building(s) at 4110-4116 Geary Boulevard, a perennially challenged restaurant and lounge space with a second floor residential unit, are in the works. And as envisioned by architect Derrick Wu, a modern five-story building could rise up to 55 feet in height upon... Read More »

The Framework for a Modern Addition (And Neighbor’s Ire)

The Framework for a Modern Addition (And Neighbor’s Ire)

Plans for a modern addition to the existing setback, three-unit building at 254 Roosevelt Way have been in the works for nearly two years. As designed by The Open Workshop, the footprint of the existing structure would be extended to the street, along with two new basement levels, a... Read More »

Outer Mission Rising as Envisioned and Infilled

Outer Mission Rising as Envisioned and Infilled

Plans to raze the two older buildings at 4716-4722 Mission Street, which technically sit on the border of Mission Terrace and the Excelsior, between Leo and Ruth and within the Excelsior Outer Mission Street Neighborhood Commercial District, have been in the works. And as newly rendered by Stanton Architecture... Read More »

Revised Plans for Grubstake Site Closer to Reality

Revised Plans for Grubstake Site Closer to Reality

As we first reported back in 2015: Prior to closing escrow on his purchase of the iconic Grubstake restaurant at 1525 Pine Street, buyer Nicholas Pigott quietly engaged D-Scheme Studio to draft plans for razing the restaurant and constructing a slender seven-story building on the Polk Gulch site, with... Read More »

Bigger Plans for Polk Gulch Infill Development Closer to Reality

Bigger Plans for Polk Gulch Infill Development Closer to Reality

As we first revealed earlier this year: Plans for a 12-story infill building to rise up to 125 feet in height on the site of the Polk Gulch funeral home at 1123 Sutter Street (Halsted N. Gray-Carew & English) have been drafted. While the columned façade of the funeral... Read More »

More Mission District Infill on the Boards

More Mission District Infill on the Boards

Plans for a new six-story building to rise at 2955 Mission Street, which is one door down from the proposed modern addition to rise atop the historic building at 2965-2967 Mission Street in the Mission, are in the works. And as newly rendered by Sternberg Benjamin Architects, the 65-foot-tall... Read More »

Bonus-Sized Bayview Development Closer to Reality

Bonus-Sized Bayview Development Closer to Reality

As we first reported earlier this year: Having sat vacant since the former meat market on the site was demolished three decades ago, plans to develop the Bayview parcel at 5012 Third Street have been drafted. Zoned for development up to 40 feet in height, with standard density limits... Read More »

Sunnyside (Back) Up

Sunnyside (Back) Up

It has been over twelve years since the single-family home at 149 Mangels Avenue, the foundation of which had been reinforced with cereal boxes, collapsed on its new owner who was doing a bit of non-permitted work. Three years ago, the Sunnyside parcel traded for $725,000. And shortly thereafter,... Read More »