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Common Sense Prevails, Upscale Nob Hill Project Approved

Common Sense Prevails, Upscale Nob Hill Project Approved

As we outlined back in October, the refined plans for razing the two-story parking garage at 1320 Washington Street and building a six-story, 25-unit building upon the Nob Hill site were getting closer to reality, plans which were subsequently approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission last month. And with... Read More »

Inflation in the Excelsior and on the Boards

Inflation in the Excelsior and on the Boards

While plans to raze the 20-foot-tall discount store building at 4550 Mission Street were first drafted back in 2006, the ground has yet to be broken. And the former Woolworth’s turned “One $ Only” store is now “$1.25 or Less.” And while plans for a five-story, 24-unit building to... Read More »

Historic Addition Further Refined, Recommended for Approval

Historic Addition Further Refined, Recommended for Approval

Having undergone another round of refinements, as newly rendered by Leavitt Architecture below, the plans for a five floor addition atop the historic Key Klub building at 850 Bush Street, which is located within the Lower Nob Hill National Register Historic District and was most recently home to Hopwater... Read More »

Parkside Church to Be Razed, Condos to Rise

Parkside Church to Be Razed, Condos to Rise

Purchased for $1.9 million in July of 2019, a permit to raze the one-story Living Water Fellowship building at 2308-2016 Vicente Street has been requested. And as proposed, the Parkside parcel would be subdivided into two separate parcels and two four-story buildings would rise up to 40 feet in... Read More »

Plans for the Conversion of This Landmarked Building

Plans for the Conversion of This Landmarked Building

As we foreshadowed back in 2017: Designed by Albert Pissis and built in 1912, CPMC’s 20,000-square-foot Health Sciences Library Building at 2395 Sacramento Street was designated a San Francisco Historic Landmark 37 years ago. But with the library having since been digitized and its services gone virtual, the Sacramento... Read More »

Opposed Noe Infill Project Recommended for Approval

Opposed Noe Infill Project Recommended for Approval

Purchased with a faulty foundation for $1.925 million in January of last year, plans to demolish the little 1,270-square-foot Noe Valley home at 228 Vicksburg Street were soon drafted by E.E. Weiss Architects. And as proposed, a four-story, 6,325-square-foot building could rise up to 40 feet in height on... Read More »

Planning Supports Stonestown Redevelopment (But Has Notes)

Planning Supports Stonestown Redevelopment (But Has Notes)

San Francisco’s Planning Department has completed its preliminary review of Brookfield Properties’ proposed Master Plan for redeveloping the 41-acre Stonestown site, a plan which would yield around 2,900 new residential units; up to 200,000 square feet of new office space; a 200-room hotel; and an additional 200,000 square feet... Read More »

Plans for an 8-Story “Pod Hotel” on the Boards

Plans for an 8-Story “Pod Hotel” on the Boards

Plans to raze the 2-story San Francisco Fire Credit Union building at 12 Mint Plaza are in the works. And as envisioned by Prime Design for Elsey Partners, which is the Kansas-based team behind a couple of contentious micro-unit developments in the Mission, an eight-story, 160-bed “pod hotel” could... Read More »

Joe’s Cable Car Site and Approved Project Back in Play

Joe’s Cable Car Site and Approved Project Back in Play

While plans for a contemporary four-story development to rise up to 45 feet in height upon the Excelsior District parcel on the northwest corner of Mission and Tingley were approved back in 2019, as were demolition and building permits, the ground for the project has yet to be broken... Read More »

Plans for Another Bigger Infill Tower Progress

Plans for Another Bigger Infill Tower Progress

As we revealed earlier this year, plans for a 35-story tower to rise on the 90-space parking lot parcel at 395 3rd Street, on the northeast corner of 3rd and Harrison, cater-corner to the approved One Vassar development and a block away from the approved tower to rise at... Read More »