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Shuttered McDonald’s Site Already Urban Blight

Shuttered McDonald’s Site Already Urban Blight

Having been abruptly shuttered and boarded up two weeks ago, the long-standing McDonald’s at 600 Van Ness Avenue has already become a magnet for graffiti and urban blight. And considering that McDonald’s has yet to file any plans for building upon the Van Ness Corridor site, a site which... Read More »

Cathedral Hill Rising (And Soon To Be Razed)

Cathedral Hill Rising (And Soon To Be Razed)

Up the street from the McDonald’s site and cater-corner to 1200 Van Ness, the foundation for CPMC’s Cathedral Hill Hospital is being poured and should be finished in April.  The tower cranes for the hospital project will start rising next week. And while originally scheduled to begin late last year,... Read More »

Van Ness McDonald’s Closed, Zoned For 13-Story Development

Van Ness McDonald’s Closed, Zoned For 13-Story Development

The long-standing McDonald’s at 600 Van Ness Avenue which was built in 1978 has been abruptly boarded up and stripped of its original signage.  While the plan for the parcel has yet to be filed with Planning, the site is zoned for development up to 130-feet in height. Plans... Read More »

Big Plans For A Cursed Nob Hill / Van Ness Corridor Corner

Big Plans For A Cursed Nob Hill / Van Ness Corridor Corner

Plans to raze the Pacific Heights Auto Body shop at 1675 Pacific Avenue and the perennially cursed restaurant space on the southeast corner of Van Ness and Pacific, across the street from the blessed Harris’ Steakhouse, have been filed with planning. And as proposed, an eight-story building with 44... Read More »

Van Ness Corridor Rising: Plans For 1200 Van Ness Tower

Van Ness Corridor Rising: Plans For 1200 Van Ness Tower

The plans for a modern 265,000-square-foot building to rise up to thirteen stories at 1200 Van Ness Avenue, the corridor parcel upon which the former Circuit City building and 24 Hour Fitness currently stand, have been submitted to Planning and are under review. From Woods Bagot, the architects of... Read More »

KRON-TV’s 1001 Van Ness Building Sold To Housing Developer

KRON-TV’s 1001 Van Ness Building Sold To Housing Developer

As we first reported earlier this year, KRON-TV’s parent company had placed its 1001 Van Ness Avenue building on the market, positioning the deal as “an opportunity to entitle and build over 200 units” on the Cathedral Hill parcel which is zoned for development up to 130 feet in... Read More »

Filling Up Along The Van Ness Corridor: Filbert Street Corner Plans

Filling Up Along The Van Ness Corridor: Filbert Street Corner Plans

On the agenda for San Francisco’s Planning Commission this week, plans for a six-story building to rise on the former service station and perennial Delancy Street Christmas tree lot on the northwest corner of Van Ness Avenue and Filbert (a.k.a. 2601 Van Ness). As proposed, the development includes 27... Read More »

KRON-TV’s 1001 Van Ness Building On The Market

KRON-TV’s 1001 Van Ness Building On The Market

With KRON-TV planning to vacate its 107,000 square foot building at Van Ness and O’Farrell and sublet space from KGO, a move which is expected by the end of the year, KRON’s parent company has placed 1001 Van Ness Avenue on the market. In addition to marketing the four-story... Read More »

Concordia-Argonaut Club Building On The Market, Going Condo?

Concordia-Argonaut Club Building On The Market, Going Condo?

The Concordia-Argonaut Club has put their 52,000 square foot building at 1142 Van Ness Avenue on the market for $21.5 million. Built for the Concordia Club’s members in 1909, the Jewish men’s club merged with the Argonaut Club in 1939. With a current membership of 350, a sale would... Read More »

Bus Rapid Transit Along Van Ness Approved, Slated For 2018 Start

Bus Rapid Transit Along Van Ness Approved, Slated For 2018 Start

The SF County Transportation Authority Board unanimously approved the plan for Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) down Van Ness Avenue yesterday, adding one extra stop for the service between Broadway and Vallejo following protests from residents of a nearby senior center. Van Ness Avenue BRT will run approximately two miles... Read More »