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Affordable Development in the Mission Finally Breaks Ground

Affordable Development in the Mission Finally Breaks Ground

Having survived a parking related challenge, the plans for a nine-story building with 127 units of affordable housing to rise on the northern half of the parking lot parcel at the corner of Folsom and 17th Street, adjacent to the new In Chan Kaajal Park on the southern half... Read More »

Approved Dollar Store Development on the Market in the Mission

Approved Dollar Store Development on the Market in the Mission

As we first reported last year: Having already been redesigned to look “less upscale” and eliminate its garage, the proposed redevelopment of the “One $ Store” parcel on the southwest corner of Mission and 17th Streets was subsequently challenged by the Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) for the potential... Read More »

Contemporary Conversion in the Mission Closer to Reality

Contemporary Conversion in the Mission Closer to Reality

As we first reported back in 2015: “Two years ago, a fire damaged the home which shares the lot with the former Iglesia del Pacto Evangelico church at 856 Capp Street, between 23rd and 24th in the Mission. And in a move which could spark a few new flames,... Read More »

Refined Design and Timing for That Creative Uptown Tower

Refined Design and Timing for That Creative Uptown Tower

As we first reported early last year, plans for a 27-story “creative office building,” with an oxidized metal frame, trim and finishes, to rise up to 465 feet in height upon the entire Uptown Oakland block bounded by West Grand, Telegraph, 22nd and Valley have been drawn. As refined... Read More »

Plans to Develop Lucca Ravioli’s Mission District Parking Lot

Plans to Develop Lucca Ravioli’s Mission District Parking Lot

Having hit the market in August, Lucca Ravioli’s detached parking lot at 1120 Valencia sold for $3.5 million and plans to develop the Mission District parcel have been drafted. And as preliminarily envisioned, a five-story building would rise up to 55 feet in height upon the site, with 18... Read More »

The Plans for a Decaying City Block Have Been Drawn

The Plans for a Decaying City Block Have Been Drawn

Formerly owned by the Garibaldi family, the 2.2 acre Portola District block bounded by Woolsey, Hamilton, Wayland and Bowdoin streets, which is known as 770 Woolsey and is currently home to the decaying greenhouse remains of the family’s old University Mound Nursery (a.k.a The Rose Factory), was acquired by... Read More »

Mission District Parking Lot Positioned for Big Development

Mission District Parking Lot Positioned for Big Development

Plans to develop the 20,000-square-foot parking lot parcel at 321 Florida Street, between 16th and 17th Streets in the Mission, are in the works. And as envisioned, over 150 units of housing could rise on the site. While the parcel is only zoned for development up to 68 feet,... Read More »

Folsom Street Development and Its Shadow Closer to Reality

Folsom Street Development and Its Shadow Closer to Reality

Having been redesigned to look less “muddled,” while adding a floor, last year, the proposed seven-story development to rise on the northwest corner of Folsom and Russ Street, upon the Fondue Cowboy and Deli Board site at 1052-1060 Folsom Street, has been redesigned anew by SIA Consulting, at least... Read More »

Another Hillside in San Francisco Is Now in Play

Another Hillside in San Francisco Is Now in Play

Speaking of previously undeveloped hillside parcels in San Francisco which are now in play, the 1.5-acre parcel of land which sits below the 18 homes stretching from 107 to 141 Topaz Way, fronting Diamond Heights Boulevard and across from the Walter Haas Playground and dog park, is in contract... Read More »

Ambitious Plans for Prominent Chunk of Telegraph Hill Revealed

Ambitious Plans for Prominent Chunk of Telegraph Hill Revealed

With the list price for the 120-foot-wide chunk of Telegraph Hill’s hillside which fronts Sansome Street, below the homes at the end of Alta Street above, having been reduced to $998,000 earlier this year, the sale of the 1235 Sansome Street site (which is technically three parcels and was... Read More »