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New Condos Proposed for Big Bubble Site

New Condos Proposed for Big Bubble Site

The Cow Hollow parcel upon which the two-story Big Bubble Laundromat sits at 2525 Van Ness Avenue, adjacent to Amero, is zoned for development up to 65-feet in height. And having recently acquired the site, a Vancouver-based developer, the Executive Group, is working on plans for a seven-story building... Read More »

Pushback on Plans for a Conservatory of Music Tower

Pushback on Plans for a Conservatory of Music Tower

Speaking of development along the Van Ness Corridor, the City has just finished its preliminary review of a proposed 150-foot-tall building to rise at 200-214 Van Ness Avenue, fronting Van Ness between Hayes Street and Tom Waddell Place. And it’s pushing back on the height. As proposed, the existing... Read More »

Ruling Helps Clear the Way for 120 Van Ness Corridor Condos to Rise

Ruling Helps Clear the Way for 120 Van Ness Corridor Condos to Rise

San Francisco’s Zoning Administrator has issued a key ruling that should help clear the way for a 14-story building with up to 120 condos to rise up to 130-feet in height at 830 Eddy Street, replacing the current two-story parking structure for 62 cars on the site. Originally developed... Read More »

More Height and Affordable Condos Encouraged for Van Ness Site

More Height and Affordable Condos Encouraged for Van Ness Site

San Francisco’s Planning Department has finished its preliminary review of the proposed seven-story building to rise upon the shuttered Chevron service station site at the corner of Van Ness and Union. As proposed by DM Development and in the process of being designed by Handel Architects, the 2465 Van... Read More »

CPMC’s Cathedral Hill Hospital Has Topped Out

CPMC’s Cathedral Hill Hospital Has Topped Out

A white beam with a Christmas Tree is about to be raised atop CPMC’s Cathedral Hill hospital that’s rising at Geary and Van Ness. And once welded into place, the beam will officially mark the “topping out” of the structural steel for the project which is currently being celebrated... Read More »

Van Ness Proposal Adds A Grocery And 60 Percent More Condos

Van Ness Proposal Adds A Grocery And 60 Percent More Condos

While the bold design for the proposed 13-story building to rise at 1200 Van Ness Avenue remains under review and is likely to be refined, with Planning “supporting” an integration of the existing building on site and a shift of the tower mass towards Van Ness, the development team... Read More »

Cathedral Hill Construction / Destruction Update And Timing

Cathedral Hill Construction / Destruction Update And Timing

Demolition for the medical office building which will rise up to nine stories across the street from CPMC’s Cathedral Hill Hospital is well underway and the seven parcels should be cleared for construction by the middle of October. The 250,000 square foot building, which will be connected to the hospital... Read More »

Plot To Add Booze To Theater Menus Takes A Formulaic Turn  

While San Francisco’s Zoning Administrator has given AMC a thumbs up with respect to plans for adding a bar within the AMC Metreon 16 at Mission and Fourth (from which beer, wine and spirits would be sold and allowed to be taken into the theaters), as the chain’s “MacGuffins” bar qualifies as... Read More »

Appeal Succeeds But Development Will Proceed As Proposed

Appeal Succeeds But Development Will Proceed As Proposed

The appeal to invalidate the Planning Commission’s exception to San Francisco’s Planning Code which was granted for the 420-unit development to rise at 150 Van Ness was technically a success. But rather than overturning the project’s approval and requiring a major redesign, as the appellants had sought, San Francisco’s... Read More »

420-Unit Development At Risk

420-Unit Development At Risk

The Planning Commission’s approval of the proposed 420-unit building to rise up to 13-stories at 150 Van Ness, stretching from Van Ness to Polk along Hayes, was appealed and could be overturned. As designed by Solomon Cordwell Buenz for the Emerald Fund, the first two floors of the 150... Read More »