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Polk Gulch Parcel Zoned for 130-Foot-Tall Building in Play

Polk Gulch Parcel Zoned for 130-Foot-Tall Building in Play

The two-story building at 925 O’Farrell Street most recently occupied by Thai Stick Shabu Shabu, which is mid-move to Fillmore Street, is now being shopped for $3.6 million. And while the lease for the existing building (which has been found to have no historical significance) currently extends through mid-2019... Read More »

Here’s Where San Franciscans Most Want New Subway Lines

Here’s Where San Franciscans Most Want New Subway Lines

Based on over 2,600 responses to a solicitation for ‘visions’ as to where the next subway lines and connectors should be built in San Francisco, a heat map of the most requested routes and corridors has been compiled by the Connect SF team. Dominating the responses, both online and... Read More »

Contemporary Cow Hollow Development Closer to Reality

Contemporary Cow Hollow Development Closer to Reality

As we first reported last week, the formal application for authorization to move forward with developing a seven-story building upon the long-shuttered Chevron service station site at the corner of Van Ness and Union has been filed with Planning. As designed by Handel Architects for DM Development, the project... Read More »

The Battery Founders Abandoning Residential Project

The Battery Founders Abandoning Residential Project

Purchased by MXB Battery LP, which shares the same Pacific Heights address as Michael and Xochi Birch, the founders of The Battery, for $4.2 million in 2014 and transferred to the MXB Family LP last year, plans to convert the former Bee Automotive garage at 1522 Bush Street into... Read More »

Formal Application for Van Ness Development Filed

Formal Application for Van Ness Development Filed

The formal application for authorization to move forward with developing a seven-story building – with 41 luxury condos over ground floor retail and a basement garage for 31 cars – upon the shuttered Chevron service station site at the corner of Van Ness and Union has been filed with... Read More »

Conservatory of Music Tower Cut down to Size

Conservatory of Music Tower Cut down to Size

In a move which shouldn’t catch any plugged-in readers by surprise, the proposed plans for razing the Light House for the Blind building at 214 Van Ness Avenue and adjoining 27 apartments at 200 Van Ness, and orchestrating the development of a twelve-story building for the San Francisco Conservatory... Read More »

Redevelopment of KRON TV Site for 239 Condos Closer to Reality

Redevelopment of KRON TV Site for 239 Condos Closer to Reality

As proposed, the former KRON TV building at 1001 Van Ness Avenue, across from Tesla’s first San Francisco showroom, will be razed and a 14-story building, with 239 condos over 5,000 square feet of retail space fronting Van Ness, will rise on the Cathedral Hill site at corner of... Read More »

Pushback on Modern Bay Window Design for Big Bubble Site

Pushback on Modern Bay Window Design for Big Bubble Site

Having reviewed the preliminary designs for a proposed building to rise up to seven stories in height upon the Big Bubble Laundromat site at 2525 Van Ness Avenue, adjacent to Amero, the City has proffered a bit of feedback and potential bay window “pushback”: “Van Ness is part of... Read More »

Refined Designs and Momentum for a Bold Van Ness Development

Refined Designs and Momentum for a Bold Van Ness Development

The proposed designs for the bold 13-story building to rise at 1200 Van Ness Avenue have been refined by Woods Bagot, shifting the mass of its eight-story residential tower towards Van Ness as requested by Planning, but eschewing Planning’s “support” for an integration of the existing building on the... Read More »

Tesla Opening First San Francisco Showroom This Summer

Tesla Opening First San Francisco Showroom This Summer

When the Bentley and Lamborghini dealership at Van Ness and O’Farrell moved down the block and combined forces with British Motor Car earlier this year, we were inundated with questions of what was to become of the historic building at 999 Van Ness Avenue. As we replied to those... Read More »