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More Height and Density on Van Ness as Newly Proposed

More Height and Density on Van Ness as Newly Proposed

While plans for a six-story over basement building to rise up to 65 feet in height upon the former service station site turned perennial Christmas tree lot on the northwest corner of Van Ness Avenue and Filbert, on the eastern edge of Cow Hollow, were approved back in 2014,... Read More »

Van Ness Corridor Development Closer to Reality

Van Ness Corridor Development Closer to Reality

As we first reported two weeks ago: While the former McDonald’s site on the northeast corner of Van Ness and Golden Gate Avenue is likely to remain a construction staging area for the Van Ness Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project through mid-2020 (versus late 2019 as originally projected), the... Read More »

New Plans for the Historic Mini Dealership Building on Van Ness

New Plans for the Historic Mini Dealership Building on Van Ness

While currently leased to Mini of San Francisco, plans to renovate and repurpose the historic Willis Polk and Co. designed building on the southwest corner of Van Ness Avenue and Eddy are in the works. And as envisioned, the 45,000-square-foot building, which was purchased for $8 million in 2012,... Read More »

Ambitious Conservatory of Music Project Approved

Ambitious Conservatory of Music Project Approved

The upzoning, development agreement and authorization needed for the San Francisco Conservatory of Music’s proposed twelve-story building to rise up to 120 feet in height at 200 Van Ness Avenue, between Hayes Street and Dr. Tom Waddell Place, were approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission last night. In addition... Read More »

The Latest Plans and Timing for This Van Ness Corridor Site

The Latest Plans and Timing for This Van Ness Corridor Site

While the former McDonald’s site on the northeast corner of Van Ness and Golden Gate Avenue is likely to remain a construction staging area for the Van Ness Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project through mid-2020 (versus late 2019 as originally projected), the plans for a 168-unit apartment building to... Read More »

Contemporary Cow Hollow Development Positioning to Break Ground

Contemporary Cow Hollow Development Positioning to Break Ground

Having been approved by Planning last month, the exemption to allow the long-shuttered Chevron service station site at the corner of Van Ness and Union to be leveled and a contemporary seven-story building to rise upon the Cow Hollow site has officially been endorsed and a permit to start... Read More »

Conservatory of Music Project Positioning for Approvals next Month

Conservatory of Music Project Positioning for Approvals next Month

The refined designs for the San Francisco Conservatory of Music’s proposed twelve-story building to rise at 200 Van Ness Avenue, between Hayes Street and Dr. Tom Waddell Place, will be presented to San Francisco’s Planning Commission next week with the project positioning for approvals in February. As designed by... Read More »

Contemporary Cow Hollow Development Slated for Approval

Contemporary Cow Hollow Development Slated for Approval

In the works since 2015, plans to level the long-shuttered Chevron service station site at the corner of Van Ness and Union and construct a contemporary seven-story building upon the Cow Hollow site are slated to be approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission next week. As designed by Handel... Read More »

Refined Designs and Timing for a Pair of Hub District Towers

Refined Designs and Timing for a Pair of Hub District Towers

The plans for a pair of 41-story towers to rise up to 420 feet in height upon the San Francisco Honda site, on the southwest corner of Market Street and South Van Ness Avenue, have been further refined and the project’s Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) is now expected... Read More »

Plans for a 15-Story Polk Gulch Tower Revealed

Plans for a 15-Story Polk Gulch Tower Revealed

As we first reported last year, the vacant two-story building at 925 O’Farrell Street which had been occupied by Thai Stick Shabu Shabu and is zoned for development up to 130 feet in height was being shopped for $3.6 million. And while it doesn’t appear the building has yet... Read More »