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Shoehorned Home Without Parking Fetches $3.1 Million

Shoehorned Home Without Parking Fetches $3.1 Million

Listed for $2.7 million a few weeks ago, the 3,687 square foot Clarendon Heights home which was shoehorned between two existing homes, and built without any legal way to reach it, has sold for $3.1 million with a newly permitted pedestrian path to the home having been poured and... Read More »

More Inner Mission Infill and One Less Curb Cut as Proposed

More Inner Mission Infill and One Less Curb Cut as Proposed

Adding to a growing list of infill projects around 15th Street in the Mission, plans to raze the N&S Auto Body Shop at 1924 Mission Street are working their way through Planning. As proposed, a seven-story building with 13 apartments over a 2,500-square-foot retail space fronting Mission will rise... Read More »

Shoehorned Onto Stanyan And Now In Contract

Shoehorned Onto Stanyan And Now In Contract

Shoehorned between two existing homes and built without any legal way to reach it, what was to be the garage for 1410 Stanyan became a family room and an un-permitted dirt path across the Stanyan Street public right of way, which runs adjacent to the home, was the subject of... Read More »

Noe Valley Infill: Five Stories With Condos Over Retail On 24th

Noe Valley Infill: Five Stories With Condos Over Retail On 24th

From the listing of the little single-family home at 3822 24th Street which purchased for $759,000 in March of 2012 and didn’t include the lot next door: “This SFR on 24th St in the heart of Noe Valley is a very special piece of SF real estate. The home... Read More »

A Conceptual Modern Design With A Contextual Inner Court

At this point, both the development and design are conceptual, with no plans having been filed nor permissions sought.  But as Buzz Buzz Home discovers, Stanley Saitowitz | Natoma Architects has developed a speculative design for a mixed-use building to rise along Van Ness, between Grove and Ivy. The concept... Read More »

Plans For Seven Stories Of Infill Along Folsom Near Sixth

Plans For Seven Stories Of Infill Along Folsom Near Sixth

Goldman Architects is quietly working on plans to demolish the single-story Arroyo Carlos & Sons auto repair shop at 980 Folsom Street and build a seven-story, mixed-use building in its place. As drafted, the new building would consist of 34 residential units over ground floor commercial space and a... Read More »

Moving Forward With Plans For 150 More Mid-Market Apartments

Moving Forward With Plans For 150 More Mid-Market Apartments

Having purchased the vacant Mid-Market parcel at 1125 Market Street for $7.8 million in December, MacFarlane Partners has submitted draft plans for a 12-story building with 150 apartments over 3,000 square feet of commercial space along Market Street. A garage for 16 cars would be accessed from Stevenson Street,... Read More »

New Condos Coming Soon: Corner Of 19th And Valencia Unwrapped

New Condos Coming Soon: Corner Of 19th And Valencia Unwrapped

The newest condo building to rise in the Mission has been unwrapped at the corner of Valencia and 19th streets. As we first reported last year, all 17 units within the 3500 19th Street development will be market rate as the developers elected to fulfill the project’s affordable housing... Read More »

The Brand New House Built Without A Legal Way To Reach It

The Brand New House Built Without A Legal Way To Reach It

Despite neighbors’ objections, the construction of 1410 Stanyan Street was approved for development and finished last year, “pushed, squeezed shoehorned into the space between two existing homes,” one on Clarendon and the other on Mountain Spring Ave. The green space in front of the property is an undeveloped... Read More »

Unintended Consequences: A Squat Five Stories Down In SoMa

Unintended Consequences: A Squat Five Stories Down In SoMa

Zoned for mixed use residential development up to 45-feet in height, the one-story SoMa building at 259 Clara Street which was built in 1956 and most recently served as a photography studio sold for $1,500,000 four months ago. A quickly drafted plan to develop the site is quietly testing... Read More »