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Less Height, More Density for Proposed Tower to Rise Right Here

Less Height, More Density for Proposed Tower to Rise Right Here

While plans for a new Mid-Market tower to rise on Nordstrom’s underdeveloped parking lot parcel at 469 Stevenson Street continue to move forward, it would appear as though the expected height of said tower has been reduced by 22 percent. Originally envisioned to rise up to 366 feet in... Read More »

Stanyan Street Addition Slated for Approval

Stanyan Street Addition Slated for Approval

As we first reported last year: With American Cyclery having shuttered their “too” annex at 858 Stanyan Street at the end of 2016 in anticipation of a significant rent hike, the 2,650-square-foot, single-story building on the northeast corner of Stanyan and Frederick is now on the market for $2.5... Read More »

Plans for Outer Mission Infill Development Emerge

Plans for Outer Mission Infill Development Emerge

Purchased for $2 million mid-2016, plans to level the Grant’s Auto Repair shop and parking lot parcels on the southeast corner of Mission Street and Foote Avenue, on the border of the Outer Mission and Crocker Amazon, have been drafted. As we noted when the corner site was in... Read More »

Massive Recology Site Rezoning and Redevelopment Plans Revealed

Massive Recology Site Rezoning and Redevelopment Plans Revealed

Ambitious plans to redevelop the nearly 6-acre Recology site at 900 7th Street – which is bounded by 7th, Berry, De Haro, Carolina and Channel – are in the works. And as envisioned by SOM, the $850 million development could yield over 1,000 units of housing; nearly 400,000 square... Read More »

Plans for Building up in Bernal Heights

Plans for Building up in Bernal Heights

Plans to level the former cottage turned garage and “Udder Room” for the adjacent Avedano’s Holly Park Market on Cortland Avenue are in the works. As designed by Schaub Ly Architects and newly rendered below, a four-story building will rise up to 40 feet in height upon the 237... Read More »

Plans for Another Union Square Infill Hotel

Plans for Another Union Square Infill Hotel

Plans to level the two-story retail and Barbizon studio building at 420 Sutter Street, across from the Grand Hyatt San Francisco, are in the works. And as envisioned by Stanton Architecture, a 165-room hotel could rise up to 12 stories and 120 feet in height upon the Union Square... Read More »

Refined Design for Modern Infill Project as Envisioned

Refined Design for Modern Infill Project as Envisioned

In the works since 2016, plans to level the two-story Auto Trust Services building at 255 Shipley Street and develop a modern four-story building upon its Western SoMa site could be approved on August 23. As initially designed and recently refined by Stanley Saitowitz | Natoma Architects, the development... Read More »

Downsized Plans for Towering Hotel Slated for Approval

Downsized Plans for Towering Hotel Slated for Approval

As we first reported earlier this year: “While the preliminary plans for a 21-story hotel with 480 rooms to rise up to 200 feet in height across the Central SoMa parking lot at 350 Second Street were submitted to Planning a few years ago, said plans have been downsized... Read More »

Development Opposes New Development Next Door

Development Opposes New Development Next Door

The plans for a four-story building to rise on the southern end of the historic San Francisco Gas Light Company’s parcel in the Marina, where a former workshop addition flagged 3620 Buchanan Street currently sits, has been redesigned by Ian Birchall and Associates. Originally envisioned as a mix of... Read More »

New Plans for a Transbay District Tower Have Been Drafted

New Plans for a Transbay District Tower Have Been Drafted

As envisioned, a 350-foot-tall tower could rise on the little 4,000-square-foot parking lot behind the four-story office building at 543 Howard (a.k.a. 48 Tehama Street). While designed as a stand-alone structure, the 350-foot-tall “addition” would be connected to 543 Howard at its basement and ground floor and cantilevered over... Read More »