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Big Club Zone Project Slated for Approval

Big Club Zone Project Slated for Approval

In the works since 2017 and having qualified for a streamlined environmental review, the refined plans for two buildings which could up to 85 feet in height across the four-parcel Action Rentals site at 1530 Folsom Street, which extends to Kissling and 11th Streets in Western SoMa, are slated... Read More »

The Refined Plans for That Decaying/Historic Portola Block

The Refined Plans for That Decaying/Historic Portola Block

While an attempt to landmark the decaying remains of the Garibaldi family’s old University Mound Nursery (a.k.a The Rose Factory) at 770 Woolsey Street in order to stymie the proposed redevelopment of the Portola District block was denied, a Historic Resource Evaluation (HRE) of the site has determined that... Read More »

Modern Units for Moneyed Techies Slated for Approval

Modern Units for Moneyed Techies Slated for Approval

The plans for a modern five-story, nine-unit SoMa development to rise at “224 Clara,” between 5th and 6th Streets, could be approved by Planning this week. From the design team at STANLEY SAITOWITZ | NATOMA ARCHITECTS last year: The grunge of SOMA San Francisco remains, but the demographics are... Read More »

Tenderloin Development Redesigned, Slated for Approval

Tenderloin Development Redesigned, Slated for Approval

Having been redesigned by Brick to retain and incorporate the existing garage’s façade on the O’Farrell Street site, a façade which was known to be a contributor to San Francisco’s Uptown Tenderloin Historic District and had raised preservation related concerns, the refined plans for a 111-unit residential building to... Read More »

Planning Angles for Housing Atop the Old Bro’s Building

Planning Angles for Housing Atop the Old Bro’s Building

As we outlined back in September, plans to add four new floors of office space atop the old Roos Bro’s clothing and gent’s furnishings building at 2 Stockton Street, which Forever 21 had most recently occupied, have been drafted and submitted to Planning for feedback. The proposed addition would... Read More »

Neighborhood Changing Development(s) Poised to Break Ground

Neighborhood Changing Development(s) Poised to Break Ground

With the San Francisco Tennis Club at 645 5th Street having been fenced and Alexandra Real Estate Equities poised to break ground for the 243-foot-tall, 775,000-square-foot “88 Bluxome” Street development to rise on the Central SoMa site, over half of which Pinterest had pre-leased, demolition permits have been issued... Read More »

Densified Polk Street Development Slated for Approval

Densified Polk Street Development Slated for Approval

In the works since 2018 and since further densified, plans to level the Jug Shop complex on the northeast corner of Polk and Pacific and develop a six-story, mixed-use building on the 2030 Polk Street site, which is to be rebranded “1580 Pacific Avenue,” despite a lobby which is... Read More »

Western SoMa Infill on the Boards

Western SoMa Infill on the Boards

With the big redevelopment of the former German Motors Collision Center building behind the arched brick façade along Berwick Place underway, plans to raze the little, 13-foot-tall industrial building on the corner of Berwick and (10) Heron Street are in the works. And as rendered by rg-Architecture, a four-story... Read More »

Supersized Plans for Lower Potrero Hill Parking Lot Site

Supersized Plans for Lower Potrero Hill Parking Lot Site

Plans for a 5-story, 48-unit apartment building to rise on the odd-shaped parking lot parcel at 98 Pennsylvania Avenue in Lower Potrero Hill were approved back in 2016 and building permits for the project were secured and issued in December of 2018. But the ground has yet to be broken.... Read More »

Revised Plans for Building up in the Mission

Revised Plans for Building up in the Mission

As we revealed back in 2017, plans to demolish the two-story building at 2976 Mission Street, which then contained two 1900s-era residential units, one of which was unpermitted, over a commercial space that was occupied by the Old Jerusalem restaurant, and develop a new six-story building, with eight residential... Read More »