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Tower to Rise on Fire Station Site Closer to Reality

Tower to Rise on Fire Station Site Closer to Reality

Having survived a rather ironic appeal, the plans the proposed 19-story tower to rise up to 200 feet in height on the site of San Francisco’s aging Fire Station 13 were approved by the City in November. A required property exchange agreement between the City and development team for... Read More »

Plans for Modern Nob Hill Infill Project Progress

Plans for Modern Nob Hill Infill Project Progress

A formal application to entitle the development of a modern 7-story, 24-unit building upon the Nob Hill parcel currently occupied by two single-family homes, two apartments and the Twin’s Armoire building, a parcel which spans 842-860 California Street and back to 119 Joice, has been submitted to Planning. The... Read More »

Chestnut Street Development Further Refined, Closer to Reality

Chestnut Street Development Further Refined, Closer to Reality

As we revealed back in 2018, plans to level the long-standing Wells Fargo branch building at 2055 Chestnut Street and redevelop its Marina District parcel, which stretches from Chestnut to Lombard, were in the works and subsequently rendered. Since refined by Jensen Architects for the Prado Group, as newly... Read More »

Proposed 13-Story Polk Gulch Development, Take Two

Proposed 13-Story Polk Gulch Development, Take Two

Speaking of small lots and big plans, having been stymied by the rules and allowances for either a State or local (HOME-SF) density bonus, the team behind the proposed 13-story building to rise up to 130 feet in height on the northwest corner of Polk and Olive, across from... Read More »

Big Plans for a Little Surplus Lot

Big Plans for a Little Surplus Lot

Purchased from the City and County of San Francisco in a surplus property sale for $232,000 in 2006, plans to build a two-story, two-unit building on the little 880-square-foot lot on the southeast corner of Bosworth and Lyell, on the border of Bernal Heights and Glen Park, were soon... Read More »

Plans for Decaying Block Officially Approved

Plans for Decaying Block Officially Approved

As we outlined last month, the refined plans for the redevelopment of the decaying Portola District block at 770 Woolsey Street were slated for approval by San Francisco’s Planning Commission, an outcome which was subsequently confirmed.  And with the window within which the development’s entitlement could have been appealed... Read More »

Telegraph Hill Project Has Been Supersized as Well

Telegraph Hill Project Has Been Supersized as Well

While Planning’s preliminary review of the preliminary plans for a seven-story, 24-unit building to rise up to 84 feet in height upon the parking garage parcel at 955 Sansome Street, at the base of Telegraph Hill, didn’t raise any major red flags, it did elicit “multiple inquiries from individuals... Read More »

The Supersized Plans for the Sloat Garden Center Site

The Supersized Plans for the Sloat Garden Center Site

Supersized plans for redeveloping the landmark Sloat Garden Center site at 2700 Sloat Boulevard have, in fact, been drawn, plans which now envision a 12-story rising up to 125 feet in height across the Outer Parkside block, as newly rendered by Korb and Associates. The new plans for the... Read More »

Opposed Twin Peaks Infill Project Officially Approved

Opposed Twin Peaks Infill Project Officially Approved

While San Francisco’s Planning Department had received 41 letters in opposition to the proposed infill development to rise up to 46 in height upon the seemingly shoehorned Twin Peaks parcel at 4512 23rd Street, which technically fronts a little known spur of 23rd Street and Argent Alley, between Market... Read More »

A Pac Heights Addition on the Boards

A Pac Heights Addition on the Boards

Legally converted from a residential building into psychiatrist offices back in the 70s, plans to re-convert the 3,500-square-foot Pac Heights building at 2477 Washington Street back into two residences, with a 448-square-foot, one-bedroom and one-car garage on the ground floor and a 2,195-square-foot, four-bedroom home above, have been drawn.... Read More »